Edgeland Species List

All species listed here have been found on the 90 acre site I call my Edgeland. See the Edgeland page for more info. The list will be updated as and when I come across new species. Note that this list begins in Autumn from October 2016 and as such the Plant/Insect sections look a little barren!

As of October 2016

Birds A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Blackbird
  2. Black-headed gull
  3. Blue tit
  4. Bullfinch
  5. Buzzard
  6. Canada goose
  7. Carrion Crow
  8. Chaffinch
  9. Chiffchaff
  10. Collard Dove
  11. Coot
  12. Dunnock
  13. Fieldfare
  14. Goldcrest
  15. Goldfinch
  16. Great spotted woodpecker
  17. Great tit
  18. Green woodpecker
  19. Greenfinch
  20. Grey Wagtail
  21. Heron
  22. Herring gul
  23. House sparrow
  24. Jackdaw
  25. Kestrel
  26. Kingfisher
  27. Lesser Black-Backed gul
  28. Little owl
  29. Long-tailed tit
  30. Magpie
  31. Mallard
  32. Meadow Pipit
  33. Merlin*
  34. Moorhen
  35. Mute Swan
  36. Pheasant
  37. Pied Wagtail
  38. Red Kite
  39. Redwing
  40. Reed Bunting
  41. Robin
  42. Siberian Chiffchaff*
  43. Song thrush
  44. Sparrowhawk
  45. Starling
  46. Stock dove
  47. Stonechat*
  48. Treecreeper
  49. Yellowhammer
  50. Water rail
  51. Willow warbler
  52. Wood pigeon
  53. Wren

Mammals A-Z

  1. Badger
  2. Bank vole
  3. Brown Hare
  4. Brown rat
  5. Field vole
  6. Grey squirrel
  7. Hedgehog
  8. Pipistrelle bat
  9. Rabbit
  10. Red fox
  11. Wood mouse

Crustaceans A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Signal crayfish
  2. White-clawed crayfish**

Reptiles and Amphibians A-Z

  1. Common frog
  2. Grass snake

Fish A-Z  River Species Only (Canal stock not included)

  1. Chub
  2. Common Minnow
  3. Stickleback

Slugs and Snails A-Z

  1. Brown-lipped snail
  2. Garden snail
  3. Garden slug
  4. Kentish snail
  5. Large black slug
  6. White-lipped snail

Spiders and Relatives A-Z

INSECTS

Butterflies A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Red Admiral

Moths A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Buff Ermine

Bees A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Buff-tailed Bumblebee
  2. Common Carder bee
  3. Early Bumblebee
  4. Honey bee
  5. White-tailed Bumblebee

Ants and Wasps A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Black Garden ant
  2. Common Red ant
  3. Common Wasp
  4. European Hornet
  5. Yellow Meadow ant

Dragonflies A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

Flies and Hoverflies A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

  1. Bluebottle
  2. Common banded Hoverfly Syrphus ribesii
  3. Common Cranefly
  4. Common Housefly
  5. Common Horsefly
  6. Common Mosquito
  7. Fungus Gnat
  8. Greenbottle
  9. Marmalade Hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus
  10. Marsh Hoverfly Helophilus pendulus
  11. Winter Gnat
  12. Yellow Dung fly

Grasshoppers and Crickets A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

Beetles A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

Bugs and Relatives A-Z (Local rarities denoted by asterisk*, National rarities denoted by double asterisk**)

FLORA AND FUNGI

Trees and Shrubs A-Z

  1. Blackthorn
  2. Bramble
  3. Common Ivy
  4. Goat Willow
  5. Hawthorn
  6. Oak
  7. Silver Birch
  8. Spindle
  9. Willow

Wildflowers and Herbs A-Z

  1. Coltsfoot
  2. Common Chickweed
  3. Common Field Speedwell
  4. Common Ragwort
  5. Daffodil
  6. Greater Plantain
  7. Hairy Bittercress
  8. Lesser Celendine
  9. Primrose
  10. Red Dead-nettle
  11. Scentless Mayweed
  12. Teasel

Orchids A-Z

Fungi and Lichens A-Z

  1. Common Bonnet
  2. Common Yellow Lichen Xanthoria parietina
  3. Shaggy ink cap
  4. Skurfy Twiglet
  5. Stubble Rosegill