What to look out for – wildlife and plants

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

Small White

Large White

Meadow Brown

Ringlet

Painted Lady

Brimstone

Red Admiral

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

Dandelion                              Taraxacum spp

Prickly Sow Thistle             Sonchus asper

Ground Ivy                           Glechoma hederacea

Creeping Cinquefoil            Potentilla reptans

Grasses

Brome

Soft Brome                                  Bromus hordeaceus

False Oat Grass                           Arrhenatherumelatius

Rough Meadow Grass               Poa trivialis

Yorkshire Fog                              Holcus  lanatus

Cocksfoot Grass                           Dactylisglomerata

Squirrel’s Tail Fescue                 Vulpia Bromoides

Perennial Rye Grass                   Lalium perenne


 What’s in a hedge?


Species recorded in the workshop on September 14th.

This was very much a first look at the hedges – there will certainly be many, many more species to discover!

North Hedge

Mammals
Bat sp
Grey Squirrel

Birds

Bullfinch
Great Tit
Green Woodpecker
Jay
Tawny Owl
Wood Pigeon

Trees and Shrubs

Ash
Blackthorn
Bramble
Dog Rose
Dogwood
Field Maple
Goat willow
Hawthorn
hazel
Holly
Ivy
Oak

Herbaceous Plants

Avens, Common
Black Bryony
Centaury
Cocksfoot Grass
Dock sp
Ground Ivy
Hedge Convolvulus
Hedge Woundwort
Hogweed
Prickly Lettuce
Rough Chervil
Selfheal
Stinging Nettle
Thistle sp
Woody Nightshade

Galls

Field maple Red Pustule galls
Oak Spangle Galls

Lichens

Lecanora confusa


Butterflies

Large White
Meadow Brown
Small White
Speckled Wood

Moths

Brimstone Moth
Common Rustic
Flame Shoulder
Flounced Rustic
Green Carpet
Heart and Club
Light Emerald
Orange Swift
Setaceous Hebrew Character
The Snout

Dragon and damsel flies

Common Darter
Emperor
Migrant Hawker

Other Insects
Caddis Fly sp
Common Froghopper
Cricket/grasshopper sp
Devil’s Coach Horse Beetle
Green Shield Bug
ladybird sp
Sloe Bug
Weevil sp

Other Arthropods

Crab Spider sp



East Hedge

Mammals



Birds

Buzzard
Long-tailed Tit
Robin




Trees and Shrubs

Ash
Blackthorn
Bramble
Bullace
Dog Rose
Dogwood
Field Maple
Hawthorn
Hazel
Ivy
Oak
Spindle

Herbaceous Plants

















Galls

Oak Spangle Gall











Butterflies

Large White
Speckled Wood



Moths














Dragon and damsel flies

Darter sp



Other Insects
Bee sp
Crane Fly sp
Cricket/grasshopper sp
Flea Beetle sp
Green Shield Bug
Hoverfly sp
ladybird sp


Other Arthropods
Spider sp


South Hedge

Mammals



Birds








Trees and Shrubs

Ash
Blackthorn
Bramble
Dog Rose
Elder
Field maple
Hawthorn
Hazel
Holly
Hornbeam
Ivy
Oak

Herbaceous Plants

















Galls

Field maple Red Pustule galls
Oak Spangle Galls








Butterflies






Moths














Dragon and damsel flies





Other Insects











The link below will download a copy of the species list as an Excel file