Garden nature sightings 2022

BIRDS

cormorant

little egret, grey heron

mute swan

Canada goose

common buzzard, sparrowhawk

kestrel

black-headed gull, herring gull, lesser black-backed gull, great black-backed gull

feral pigeon, stock dove, wood pigeon, collared dove

swift

green woodpecker, great spotted woodpecker

wren

dunnock

robin, song thrush, mistle thrush, blackbird

blackcap

great tit, coal tit, blue tit, long-tailed tit

nuthatch

magpie, jackdaw, carrion crow, raven

starling

house sparrow

chaffinch, goldfinch, greenfinch, bullfinch

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BUTTERFLIES

comma, common blue, gatekeeper, holly blue, large white, meadow brown, orange-tip, small tortoiseshell, small white.

(9)

INSECTS

buff-tailed bumblebee, honey bee

(2)

MAMMALS

brown rat, common pipistrelle bat, fox, grey squirrel, muntjac, noctule bat, soprano pipistrelle bat

(7)

POND LIFE

common frog, smooth newt

common backswimmer, freshwater shrimp

southern hawker dragonfly

(5)

WILDFLOWERS

common daisy, dandelion, forget-me-not, primrose, ramsons, snowdrop

(6)