We'd like to put information on this page about birds. animals and plants seen in the park. We've started a couple of lists here.  Email us to tell us what you've seen and when.  If you have photos, we'd love you to send them in.  

BIRD LIST

Blackbird

Blue tit

Common crow

Fieldfare

Great tit

Jackdaw

Jay

Long-tailed tit

Magpie

Nuthatch

Pigeon (feral)

Pigeon (wood)

Ring-necked parakeet

Redwing

Robin

Songthrush

Stock dove

Wagtail (pied)

Woodpecker (greater spotted)

NEST BOXES

In 2017 We put up a tree sparrow box, three robin boxes and a bat box. Fingers crossed they are used!

 

We put up a dozen or so tit and robin boxes in winter 2018/19. 

Please let us know if you see them being used

MAMMAL LIST

Fox

Hedgehog

Deer (we don't know which species - but they have killed one of our new specimen trees by stripping off the bark)

INSECTS

Red mason bee

Bumblebee

Honey bee

TREE LIST

Beech - Fagus sylvatica 

Purple beech - Fagus sylvatica 'Atropurpurea'

English oak - Quercus robur

Red oak (Quercus rubra or Quercus borealis - not sure yet)

Laburnum (Laburnum vossii) - near the playground

Maple (Acer vareties) (sugar maple or silver maple - not sure yet)

Lucombe oak - Quercus x hispanica 'Lucombeana' (this has spiky acorn cups)

Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus

Norway maple - Platanus acerifolia

Whitebeam - Sorbus aria

Rowan - Sorbus aucuparia

Upright rowan - Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

Birch - Betula pendula

Horse chestnut - Aesculus hippocastanum

Wild cherry - Prunus avium

Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna

Holly - Ilex aquifolium

Ash - Fraxinus excelsior

Lime - Tilia species (not identified yet)

Japanese cherry (variety not identified yet)

Elm (Ulmus species) - not identified yet.

Crab apple

English walnut

NATIVE SHRUBS

Elder - Sambucus nigra

Hazel - Corylus avellana

Dogwood - Cornus sanguinea

Dog Rose - Rosa canina

Goat willow - Salix caprea

Common osier - Salix viminalis

Blackberry

Raspberry

Wild rose

WILD FLOWERS

Broad-leaved dock - Rumex obtusifolius

Stinging nettle - Urtica dioica

Dandelion

Daisy

Cat's ear (abundant yellow flower in the meadow)

Meadow buttercup

Bluebell

  

GRASSES

Common bent - Agrostis capillaris

Common reed - Phragmites australis - in the wet area north of the playground. Field wood rush - Luzula campestris 

FUNGI

Coprinus comatus - Shaggy inkcap (near noticeboard)

Pholiota squarrosa - Shaggy scalycap (on beech in middle of meadow) 

Meripilus giganteus - giant polypore (on several mature beech)

Ganoderma species (on oak near tennis courts)

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