What to look out for

 

Please email us or tell us on Facebook about your discoveries. The animals and plants in the lists below have all been recorded in Grove Piece since October 2017

Existing Trees and Shrubs

Oak
Ash
Field maple
Cherry
Hornbeam
Hawthorn
Silver birch
Blackthorn
Dogwood
Rowan
Hazel
Crab apple
Dog rose
Elder
Bullace

Bird record

Long-tailed Tit
Coal Tit
Partridge  4/17
Buzzard
Pheasant  27/4/17
Swallow  15/4/17
Yellowhammer 4/17
Jay 4/17
Kestrel 6/17
Song thrush 6/17
Sparrow hawk 1/7/17
Fieldfare 18/11/17
Wood Pigeon
Carrion Crow
Bullfinch 18/2/18
Goldfinch
Chaffinch
Great Spotted Woodpecker 27/2/18
Woodcock 3/3/18
Barn Owl
Nuthatch 21/7/18

Mammal record

Hare 1/6/17, 5/7/17
Muntjac deer
Wood Mouse
Chinese Water Deer 26/12/17
Fox

Invertebrate record

Butterflies

Comma
Small Tortoiseshell
Orange Tip  22/4/17

Reptiles and amphibians 

Grass Snake 07/2017

Herbaceous Plants

Creeping Thistle                  Cirsium arvense 
Creeping Buttercup            Ranunculus repens
Dock                                      Rumex sp.
Cow Parsley                         Anthriscus sylvestris
Chervil                                  Chaerophyllum temulentum
Stinging Nettle                    Urtica dioica
Dog’s Mercury                     Mercurialus perennis
Common Avens                   Geum urbanum
Hedge Garlic                        Alliaria petiolata
Herb Robert                         Geranium robertianum
Hedge Bindweed                 Calystegia sepium
Bugloss                                  Lycopsis arvensis
White Campion                   Silene alba
Great Willowherb               Epilobium hirsutum
Pineapple Mayweed           Matricaria matricarioides
Greater Plantain                 Plantago major
Smooth Sow-thistle            Sonchus oleraceus
Nipplewort                          Lapsana communis
Forgetmenot sp.                  Myosotis sp.
Ragwort                                Senecio jacobaea
Scarlet Pimpernel               Anagallis arvensis
Germander Speedwell       Veronica chamaedrys
Lesser Burdock Arctium minus
Hog Weed                             Heracleum sphondylium
Common Cleavers               Galium aparine
Bittersweet                           Solanum dulcamara
Bristly Ox –Tongue              Picris echioides
Self -Heal                               Prunella vulgaris
Common Centaury              Centaurium erythraea
Field Speedwell                    Veronica persica