Vertebrates

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Northern Goshawk - Accipiter gentilis


Picture of Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus

Sparrowhawk - Accipiter nisus

The short rounded wings of the Sparrowhawk are ideally adapted to hunting small birds in woodland.


Sedge Warbler - Acrocephalus schoenobaenus


Reed Warbler - Acrocephalus scirpaceus


Common Sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos


Long-tailed Tit - Aegithalos caudatus


Skylark - Alauda arvensis


Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis


Red-legged Partridge - Alectoris rufa


Teal - Anas crecca


Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos


Picture of Greylag Goose Anser anser

Greylag Goose - Anser anser

In recent years a Greylag Goose has nested in the Scrapes and hatched her young.  Once hatched she takes them down to the lake.

 


Bar-headed Goose - Anser indicus


Meadow Pipit - Anthus pratensis


Tree Pipit - Anthus trivialis


Wood Mouse - Apodemus sylvaticus


Swift - Apus apus


Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea


Picture of Water Vole Arvicola amphibius

Water Vole - Arvicola amphibius

Water Vole, until recently known as A terrestris.


Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus


Long-eared Owl - Asio otus


Picture of Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula

Tufted Duck - Aythya fuligula

This pair of Tufted Ducks were seen on the wetland pools.  They nest late in the season.


Bohemian Waxwing - Bombycilla garrulus


Greater Canada Goose - Branta canadensis


Picture of Common Toad Bufo bufo

Common Toad - Bufo bufo

This is a BAP listed species. During spring Toads can be seen walking back to the ponds to spawn. 


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