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

great spotted woodpecker

wren

dunnock

robin, song thrush, mistle thrush, blackbird

blackcap

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

nuthatch

magpie, carrion crow, raven

starling

house sparrow

chaffinch, goldfinch, greenfinch

(37)

BUTTERFLIES

common blue, large white, orange-tip, small tortoiseshell, small white.

(5)

INSECTS

buff-tailed bumblebee

(1)

MAMMALS

brown rat, fox, grey squirrel, muntjac

(4)

POND LIFE

common frog, smooth newt

common backswimmer, freshwater shrimp

(4)

WILDFLOWERS

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

(6)