Peel Wyke Critter List

John’s List – updated 19/11/2017 – shows a large array of animals, from very large to very small. There are 172 species on this list, but we’re both sure there are hundreds more – we just have to findĀ and identify them!

BIRDS

SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS
Mute Swan
Canada Goose
PHEASANTS, PARTRIDGES
(Ring-necked) Pheasant
HERONS
Grey Heron
HAWKS, EAGLES
Red Kite
(Common) Buzzard
(Eurasian) Sparrowhawk
(Northern) Goshawk
FALCONS
(Eurasian) Kestrel
PLOVERS
(Northern) Lapwing
SANDPIPERS & ALLIES
(Eurasian) Curlew
GULLS
Black-headed Gull
PIGEONS AND DOVES
(Common) Wood-Pigeon
(Eurasian) Collared-Dove
OWLS
Tawny Owl
SWIFTS
(Common) Swift
KINGFISHERS
(Common) Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS
Great Spotted Woodpecker
CROWS
(Eurasian) Jay
(Eurasian) Magpie
(Eurasian) Jackdaw
Rook
Carrion Crow
(Common) Raven
KINGLETS
Goldcrest
TITS & CHICKADEES
Coal Tit
Great Tit
Blue Tit
Marsh Tit
SWALLOWS & MARTINS
(Barn) Swallow
(Common) House-Martin
LONG-TAILED TITS
Long-tailed Tit
OLD WORLD WARBLERS
Willow Warbler
Chiffchaff
Garden Warbler
Blackcap
NUTHATCHES
(Eurasian) Nuthatch
TREECREEPERS
(Eurasian) Treecreeper
WRENS
(Eurasian) Wren
DIPPERS
(White-throated) Dipper
THRUSHES, CHATS & FLYCATCHERS
(Eurasian) Blackbird
Fieldfare
Redwing
Song Thrush
Mistle Thrush
(European) Robin
ACCENTORS
Dunnock
SPARROWS
House Sparrow
WAGTAILS AND PIPITS
White Wagtail (Pied Wagtail)
Grey Wagtail
FINCHES
Chaffinch
Brambling
(European) Greenfinch
(Eurasian) Siskin
(European) Goldfinch
(Eurasian) Bullfinch

MAMMALS

INSECTIVORES
Common Mole
SHREWS
Common Shrew (dead)
BATS
Pipistrelle
CARNIVORES
Red Fox
Eurasian Badger
RODENTS
Grey Squirrel
Bank Vole
Field Vole
Wood Mouse
Yellow-necked Mouse
Brown Rat
House Mouse
HARES & RABBITS
Rabbit

AMPHIBIANS

FROGS & TOADS
Common Frog
Common Toad
NEWTS & SALAMANDERS
Smooth Newt
Palmate Newt

INSECTS

DRAGONFLIES & DAMSELFLIES
Azure Damselfly
Beautiful Demoiselle
Broad-bodied Chaser
Common Blue Damselfly
Common Darter
Common Hawker
Four-Spotted Chaser
Golden-ringed Dragonfly
Large Red Damselfly
Ruddy Darter
Southern Hawker
BEETLES
Burying (Sexton) Beetle
Common Cockchafer
Fourteen-spot Ladybird
Great Diving Beetle
Harlequin Ladybird
Lilly Beetle
Longhorn Beetle
Orange Ladybird
Rove Beetle
Seven-spot Ladybird
Small Water Beetle
Ten-spot Ladybird
Whirlygig Beetle
BUTTERFLIES
Brimstone
Comma
Gatekeeper
Grayling
Green-veined White
Holly Blue
Large White
Meadow Brown
Orange Tip
Peacock Butterfly
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Ringlet
Small Copper
Small Tortoiseshell
Small White
Speckled Wood
Wall
White-letter Hairstreak
MOTHS
Angleshades
Brimstone Moth
Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Moth
Drinker
Feathered Thorn
Garden Carpet Moth
Large Yellow Underwing Moth
Lime Hawk-Moth
Mottled Beauty
Old Lady
Poplar Hawk-Moth
Scalloped Hazel
Shears Moth
Silver Y
Small Magpie Moth
Swallowtail Moth
White Ermine Moth
BEES, WASPS ETC
Ashy Mining Bee
Brown-banded Carder Bee
Buff-tailed Bumblebee
Carder Bee
Early Bumblebee
Forest Cuckoo Bumblebee
Garden Bumblebee
Honey Bee
Ichneumon Wasp
Leaf-cutter Bee
Red-tailed Bumblebee
Tree Bumblebee
White-tailed Bumblebee
BUGS
Common Green Shieldbug
Greater Water Boatman
Hawthorn Shieldbug
Lesser Water Boatman
Pond Skater
Red-legged Shieldbug
OTHER
Bee-fly
Caddis Fly
Giant Tachnid Fly
Green Lacewing
Mayfly sp (nymph)
Stonefly sp
Water Cricket
Water Flea

OTHER INVERTEBRATES

SPIDERS
Garden Spider
Orbweb Spider (green)
Wolf Spider
Yellow Orb-weaver Spider

FISH

Brown Trout
Bullhead

MISCELLANEOUS CRITTERS

Brandling (worm)
Daphnia
Freshwater Hoglouse
Freshwater Shrimp
Hairworm
Water Bear

 

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