What we do Conservation Our reserves South West Hyde Ownership: Forest Enterprise Designation: SSSI, SAC, SPA,Ramsar Restrictions: Open Access Land please keep dogs on a lead Access: Sugar Hill Gred ref: SY 87832 91043 The Reserve South West Hyde is 14 hectares of dry heath restoration from pine plantation. The reserves dry sandy soils and ridge - and - furrow micro- topography make this reserve perfect for a large population of sand lizards. Newly extended to the west the reserves habitat changes to more humid heath and scrub. The reserve as a whole is home to all six native species of reptile. Species you might spot: Reptiles. Sand Lizard (Lacerta agilis) Common Lizard (Zootoca vivipara) Slow-worm (Anguis fragilis) Grass Snake (Natrix natrix) Smooth Snake (Coronella austriaca) Adder (Vipera berus) Birds. Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata) Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) Stonechat (Saxicola torquata) Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis) Hobby (Falco subbutteo) This is by no means a comprehensive list of species on the reserve.