Flora & Fauna

A complete list of the currently verified flora and fauna found on Ten Acres not including the newly planted orchard areas.

AWVP = Ancient Woodland Indicator Plant
26 AWVPs
11 Protected Species
7 AMBER alert species
3 RED alert species

1 UK BAP Priority species
2 SCARCE species
1 RARE species

179 species total recorded and verified in 2022. Last updated 31/07/2022

Birds 37
Plants/Ferns 78
Funghi 10
Animals 12
Butterflies/Moths 9
Other Insects/molluscs/crustaceans 16
Trees 17

Proper NameCommon NameCategoryStatus
Adalia Decempunctata f. Decempustulata10 Spot LadybirdBeetleCommon
Acer CampestreField MapleTreeCommon – AWVP
Accipiter NisusSparrowhawkBirdAMBER
Aegithalos caudatusLong Tailed TitBirdCommon
Aesculus HippocastanumHorse ChestnutTreeCommon
Acer PseudoplatanusSycamoreTreeCommon
Aglais UrticaeSmall TortoiseshellButterflyCommon
AlcedinidaeKingfisherBirdCommon
Alliaria PetiolataHedge GarlicPlantCommon
Allium TriquetrumThree Cornered LeekPlantINVASIVE
Allium UrsinumBears GarlicPlantCommon – AWVP
Allium VinealeCrow GarlicPlantCommon
Alnus GlutinosaAlderTreeCommon
Anas Platyrhynchos
(and hybrids with domestic runners)
Mallard DuckBirdAMBER
Anemone NemorosaWood AnemonePlantCommon – AWVP
Anthocharis cardaminesOrange TippedButterflyCommon
Apium NodiflorumFools WatercressPlantCommon
Apus ApusSwiftBirdRED
Asellus AquaticusWater LouseCrustaceaCommon
Asplenium ScolopendriumHart’s TongueFernCommon – AWVP
Arctium LappaBurdockPlantCommon
Ardea cinereaGrey HeronBirdCommon
Armoracia RusticanaHorseradishPlantNaturalised
Arum MaculatumLords and LadiesPlantCommon – AWVP
Auricularia Auricula-JudaeJelly EarFungusCommon
Barbarea VulgarisWinter CressPlantCommon
Bombus PascuorumCommon Carder BeeInsectCommon
Bombus PratorumEarly BumbleBeeInsectCommon
Bombus TerrestrisBuff Tailed Bumble BeeInsectCommon
Buteo ButeoCommon BuzzardBirdCommon
Calocybe GambosaSt Georges MushroomFungusCommon
Calopteryx VirgoBeautiful Demoiselle DamselflyInsectCommon
Campanula (sub unknown)BellflowerPlantGarden Escapee
Cardamine PratensisCuckoo FlowerPlantCommon
Carex PendulaPendulous SedgePlantCommon – AWVP
Carex RemotaRemote SedgePlantCommon – AWVP
Cepaea hortensisWhite Lipped SnailMolluscCommon
Chamerion AngustifoliumRosebay WillowherbPlantCommon
Chloris chlorisGreenfinchBirdCommon
Cirsium ArvenseCreeping ThistlePlantCommon
Clytus ArietisWasp BeetleBeetleCommon
Columba palumbusWoodpigeonBirdCommon
Columba oenasCollared DoveBirdCommon
Cornus SanguineaDogwoodTreeCommon – AWVP
Corvus CoroneCarrion CrowBirdCommon
Corvus MonedulaJackdawBirdCommon
Corylus AvellanaHazelTreeCommon – AWVP
Crataegus LaevigataMidland HawthornTreeCommon – AWVP
Crataegus MonogynaHawthornTreeCommon
Crocus (spring)CrocusPlantCommon
Cyanistes CaeruleusBlue TitBirdCommon
Cytisus ScopariusBroomPlantCommon
DaphniaWater FleaCrustaceaCommon
Delichon UrbicumHouse MartinBirdAMBER
Dendrocopos MajorGreat Spotted WoodpeckerBirdCommon
Digitalis PurpureaFoxglovePlantCommon
Dipsacus FullonumTeaselPlantCommon
Egretta garzettaLittle EgretBirdCommon
Elasmucha griseaParent BugBeetleCommon
Epilobium HirsutumGreat WillowherbPlantCommon
Epipactis HelleborineBroad Leaved HelleborinePlantCommon – AWVP
Erigeron CanadensisCanadian FleabanePlantCommon
Erithacus rubeculaRobinBirdCommon
Euphorbia PeplusPetty SpurgePlantCommon
Flammulina VelutipesVelvet ShankFungusCommon – Elm
Fragaria VescaWild StrawberryPlantCommon
Fraxinus ExcelsiorAshTreeCommon
Galanthus ElwesiiGreater SnowdropPlantCommon
Galanthus Flore PlenoDouble SnowdropPlantUncommon
Galanthus NivalisCommon SnowdropPlantCommon – AWVP
Galium AparineGoosegrassPlantCommon
Gallinula chloropusMoorhenBirdCommon
Garrulus glandariusJayBirdCommon
GeastralesEarth StarFungusUncommon
Genus BaetisMay FlyInsectCommon
Geranium MolleDoves Foot CranesbillPlantCommon
Geranium RobertianumHerb RobertPlantCommon – AWVP
Regulus regulusGoldcrestBirdCommon
Gonepteryx rhamniBrimstoneButterflyCommon
Harmonia AxyridisHarlequin LadybirdBeetleINVASIVE
Hedera helix ssp. helixIvy (Climbing)PlantCommon
Hedera helix ssp. hibernicaIvy (Ground Spreading)PlantCommon
Heracleum MantegazzianumGiant HogweedPlantINVASIVE
Heracleum SphondyliumCommon HogweedPlantCommon
Hyacinthoides non-scriptaNative BluebellPlantCommon – AWVP
Hyacinthoides x MassartianaHybrid BluebellPlantINVASIVE
Hypholoma FasciculareSulphur TuftFungusCommon
Hypochaeris RadicataCats EarPlantCommon
Ilex AquifoliumHollyTreeCommon – AWVP
LaburnumGolden Chain TreeTreeCommon
Lamium PurpureumPurple DeadnettlePlantCommon
Lapsana CommunisNipplewortPlantCommon
Lathyrus PratensisMeadow VetchPlantCommon
Leersia OryzoideCutgrassPlantCommon
Leucanthemum VulgareOxeye DaisyPlantCommon
Lissotriton vulgarisSmooth NewtAmphibianCommon – Protected
Lycaena PhlaeasSmall CopperButterflyCommon
Lycoperdon PuffballFungusCommon
Malva SylvestrisCommon MallowPlantCommon
Meles MelesBadgerMammalUncommon – Protected
Mentha ArvensisWild MintPlantCommon
Motacilla CinereaGrey WagtailBirdAMBER
Myosotis SylvaticaWood Forget-me-notPlantCommon – AWVP
Myotis BrandtiiBrandt’s BatMammalCommon – Protected
Myotis MystacinusWhiskered BatMammalSCARCE –
Protected
Myotis NattereriNatterers BatMammalSCARCE –
Protected
NarcissusDaffodilPlantCommon
Nyctalus LeisleriLeisler’s bat (Lesser Noctule)MammalCommon – Protected
Nyctalus NoctulaCommon Noctule BatMammalCommon – Protected
UK BAP Priority
Oenanthe CrocataHemlock Water DropwortPlantCommon
Oenothera BiennisEvening PrimrosePlantNaturalised
Oniscus AsellusWoodlouseCrustaceaCommon
Papaver RhoeasCommon PoppyPlantCommon (in decline)
Passer domesticusHouse SparrowBirdRED
Pararge AegeriaSpeckled WoodButterflyCommon
Parus majorGreat TitBirdCommon
Persicaria maculosaRedShankPlantCommon
Petasites HybridusButterburPlantCommon
Phylloscopus collybitaChiffchaffBirdCommon
Pica PicaEurasian MagpieBirdCommon
Pieris brassicaeLarge WhiteButterflyCommon
Pieris rapaeSmall WhiteButterflyCommon
Pipistrellus PipistrellusCommon Pipistrelle BatMammalCommon – Protected
Pipistrellus PygmaeusSoprano Pipistrelle BatMammalCommon – Protected
Plantago LanceolataRibwort PlantainPlantCommon
Plantago MajorBroadleaf PlantainPlantCommon
Plecotus AustriacusGrey Long Eared BatMammalRARE –
Protected
Plecotus AuritusBrown Long Eared BatMammalCommon –
Protected
Pleurotus OstreatusOyster MushroomFungusCommon
Polygonum AviculareKnotgrassPlantCommon
Polyommatus IcarusCommon BlueButterflyCommon
Polyporus SquamosusDryads SaddleFungusCommon
Prunella ModularisDunnockBirdAMBER
Prunella VulgarisSelfhealPlantCommon
Prunus AviumWild CherryTreeCommon – AWVP
Prunus SpinosaBlackthornTree/BushCommon
Pyrrhula pyrrhulaBullfinchBirdCommon
Psittacula KrameriRing Necked ParakeetBirdnon-native
Pterostichus MadidusBlack Clock BeetleBeetleCommon
Reynoutria JaponicaJapanese KnotweedPlantINVASIVE
Rhagonycha fulvaRed Soldier BeetleBeetleCommon
Ribes RubramRedcurrantPlantCommon – AWVP
Rosa Arvensis (A Hybrid)Field RosePlantCommon – AWVP
Rosa CaninaDog RosePlantCommon
Rubus IdaeusWild RaspberryPlantCommon
Rubus FruticosusBramble/BlackberryPlantCommon
Salix CapreaGoat WillowTreeCommon – AWVP
Salix FragilisCrack WillowTreeCommon
Sambucus NigraElderTreeCommon
Sarcoscypha AustriacaScarlet Elf CupFunghiUncommon
Scirpus SylvaticusWood Club RushPlantCommon – AWVP
Sciurus CarolinensisGrey SquirrelMammalINVASIVE
Scrophularia NodosaFigwortPlantCommon – AWVP
Senecio JacobaeaRagwortPlantCommon
Silene DioicaRed CampionPlantCommon – AWVP
Sisymbrium OfficinaleWild Hedge MustardPlantCommon
Sitta EuropaeaNuthatchBirdCommon
SolidagoGolden RodPlantCommon
Sorbus AucupariaRowanTreeCommon – AWVP
Stachys SylvaticaHedge WoundwortPlantCommon – AWVP
Staphylinus OlensDevils Coach HorseBeetleCommon
Streptopelia DecaoctoCollared DoveBirdCommon
Strix AlucoTawny OwlBirdAMBER
Sturnus VulgarisStarlingBirdRED
Sylvia AtricapillaBlackcapBirdCommon
Sylvia CommunisCommon WhitethroatBirdAMBER
Symphoricarpos AlbusSnowberryPlantNaturalised
Syringa VulgarisLilacTreeNaturalised
Trametes VersicolorTurkey TailFungusCommon
Troglodytes troglodytesWrenBirdCommon
Turdus merulaBlackbirdBirdCommon
Turdus philomelosSong ThrushBirdCommon
Tyria JacobaeaeCinnabarButterfly/MothCommon
Urtica DioicaNettlePlantCommon
Veronica BeccabungaBrooklimePlantCommon
Veronica ChamaedrysGermander SpeedwellPlantCommon
Veronica HederifoliaIvy Leaved SpeedwellPlantCommon
Viburnum OpulusGuelder RosePlantCommon – AWVP
Viola RivianaDog VioletPlantCommon