Species List

Habitat Taxa Common Name Scientific Name
Acid grassland and bracken Shrub/Herb Hard Fern Blechnum spicant
Tormentil Potentilla erecta
Bracken Pteridium aquilinum
Heath Bedstraw Galium saxatile
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Bog Myrtle Myrica gale
Bog asphodel Narthecium ossifragum
Bell Heather Erica cinerea
Marsh Violet Viola palustris
Devil’s-bit Scabious Succisa pratensis
Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus
Wood Sorrel Oxalis acetosella
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
Lesser Stitchwort Stellaria graminea
Creeping Thistle Cirsium arvense
Water-lily Nymphaeaceae
Grass/Rush Purple Moor-grass Molinia caerulea
Bents Agrostis spp.
Soft Rush Juncus effusus
Sharp-flowered Rush Juncus acutiflorus
Yorkshire Fog Holcus lanatus
Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
Mat Grass Nardus stricta
Sweet-vernal Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum
Sheep’s Fescue Festuca ovina
Tufted Hair-grass Deschampsia cespitosa
Meadow-grass Poa spp.
Deergrass Trichophorum germanicum
Hair’s-tail Cottongrass Eriophorum vaginatum
Moss Cypress-leaved Plait-moss Hypnum cupressiforme
Common Haircap Polytrichum commune
Common Feather-moss Kindbergia praelonga
Papillose Bog-moss Sphagnum papillosum
Feathery Bog-moss Sphagnum cuspidatum
Red-stemmed Feather-moss Pleurozium schreberi
Springy Turf-moss Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus
Mix
of conifer and broadleaved woodlands
Tree Sessile Oak Quercus petraea
Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia
Silver Birch Betula pendula
Hazel Corylus avellana
Eared Willow Salix aurita
Sitka spruce Picea sitchensis
Alder Alnus glutinosa
Larch Larix spp.
Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum
Ash Fraxinus excelsior
Holly Ilex aquifolium
Mammals Roe Deer Capreolus capreolus
Pine Marten Martes martes
Red Deer Cervus elaphus
Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
Badger Meles meles
(Camera trap) Otter Lutra lutra
 (Camera trap) Red Squirrel Sciurus vulgaris
Saddleback Pigs Sus scrofa domesticus
Common Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus Pipistrellus
Soprano pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pygmaeus
Daubenton’s Bat Myotis daubentonii
Brown Long-eared Bat Plecotus auritus
Reptiles Common Lizard Zootoca vivipara
Amphibia Common Frog Rana temporaria
Bird Great Tit Parus major
Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Lesser redpoll Acanthis cabaret
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
Skylark Alauda arvensis
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Common Gull Larus canus
Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Buzzard Buteo buteo
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Coal Tit Periparus ater
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
Jay Garrulus glandarius
Siskin Carduelis spinus
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Tree Creeper Certhia familiaris
Robin Erithacus rubecula
Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Heron Ardea sp.
Peregrine Falco peregrinus
Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Black Grouse Tetrao tetrix
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Invertebrates Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma Cyathigerum
Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula
Chequered Skipper Butterfly Carterocephalus palaemon
Scotch Argus Butterfly Erebia aethiops
Speckled Wood Butterfly Pararge aegeria
Peacock Butterfly Nymphalis io
Golden Ringed Dragonfly Cordulegaster boltonii
Orange Ladybird Halyzia sedecimguttata
Green Tiger Beetle Cicindela campestris
Buckfast Honey Bees Apidae

**Most species confirmed during ecological surveys by Rafe Dewar and colleagues at MacArthur Green,  during 2014.

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