Brickfields Country Park Wildlife

(179 species at )

Of the current total of 462 species to be found at Brickfields Country Park, eleven are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (one plant, three birds, one animal and six invertebrates), we also have a possible four more Biodiversity Action Plan species that we are still researching before adding to our lists.

Information Key - D = data, I = image, S = sound, V = video, P = poisonous, T = toxic.  New image symbol denotes a new entry in the list,  A Biodiversity Action Plan species is a verified BAP species.

All photographs in the species pages are copyrighted, the respective owner must be contacted before any are used for any purpose.

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Aquatic
See also - Invertebrates | Birds | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Common - FrogRana temporariaD I
2Common - ToadBufo bufoD I
3Fish - CarpCyprinus carpioiD I
4Fish - Crusian CarpCarassius carassiusD I
5Fish - European PerchPerca fluviatilisD I
6Fish - Koi CarpCyprinus ?D I
7Fish - RoachRutilus rutilusD I
8Fish - RuddScardinus erythropthalamusD I
9Fish - TenchTinca tincaD I
10Fish - Three Spined SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatusD I
11Palmate NewtTriturus helveticaD I
12Pond SkatersGerridae spp.D I
13Water FleaDaphnia PulexD I
 
Invertebrates
See also - Aquatic | Birds | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Ant - Common Black Garden AntLasius nigerD I
2Ant - Yellow Meadow AntLasius flavusD I
3Aphid - Variegated OakLachnus roborisD I
4Aphid - Black BeanAphis fabaeD I
5Bee - Hairy legged Mining BeeDasypoda hirtipesD I
6Bee - HoneyApis melliferapeD I V
7Bee FlyBombylius majoruD I
8Black and Yellow Longhorn beetle  A new Wildlife species page, Black and Yellow Longhorn beetle - Rutpela maculataRutpela maculataD I P
9BluebottleMelolontha melolonthaD I
10Bumblebee - Brown banded Carder Bee  A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesBombus humilisD I
11Bumblebee - Red shanked Carder Bee A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesBombus ruderariusD I
12Bumblebee - Red Tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidariusD I
13Bumblebee - White Tailed BumblebeeBombus lucorumD I
14Bishop's Mitre ShieldbugAelia acuminataD I
15Butterfly - BrimstoneGonepteryx rhamniD I
16Butterfly - Brown ArgusPlebeius agestisD I
17Butterfly - Clouded YellowColias croceaD I
18Butterfly - CommaPolygonia c-albumD I
19Butterfly - Common BluePolyommatus icarusD I
20Butterfly - Essex SkipperThymelicus lineolaD I
21Butterfly - GatekeeperPyronia tithonusD I
22Butterfly - Green Veined WhitePieris napitD I
23Butterfly - Holly BlueCelastrina argiolusD I
24Butterfly - Large SkipperOchlodes venatusD I
25Butterfly - Meadow BrownManiola jurtinaD I
26Butterfly - Orange TipAnthocharis cardaminesD I
27Butterfly - Painted LadyVanessa carduiD I
28Butterfly - PeacockInachis ioD I
29Butterfly - Pearl Bordered Fritillary  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species - Pearl Bordered Fritillary, Boloria euphrosynelBoloria euphrosynelD I
30Butterfly - Red AdmiralVanessa atalantaD I
31Butterfly - RingletAphantopus hyperantusD I
32Butterfly - Silver Washed FritillaryArgynnis paphiaD I
33Butterfly - Small CopperLycaena phlaeasD I
34Butterfly - Small HeathCoenonympha pamphilusD I
35Butterfly - Small SkipperThymelicus sylvestrisD I
36Butterfly - Small TortoiseshellAglais urticaeD I
37Butterfly - Small WhitePieris rapaeD I
38Butterfly - Speckled WoodPararge aegeriaD I
39Cinnamon BugCorizus hyoscyamiD I
40CockchaferMelolontha melolonthaD I
41Crane Fly - Common EuropeanTipula paludosaD I
42Crane Fly - SpottedNephrotoma appendiculataD I
43Common FroghopperPhilaenus spumariusD I
44Crucifer ShieldbugEurydema oleraceaD I
45Damselfly - AzureCoenagrion puellaD I
46Damselfly - Beautiful DemoiselleCalopteryx virgoD I
47Damselfly - Blue TailedIschnura elegansD I
48Damselfly - Common BlueEnellagma cyathigerumD I
49Damselfly - RedPyrrhosoma nymphulaD I
50Damselfly - Red-eyedErythromma najasD I
51Dock Leaf BugCoreus MarginatusD I
52Dragonfly - Black Tailed SkimmerOrthetrum cancellatumD I
53Dragonfly - Brilliant Emerald  A Biodiversity Action Plan species - Brilliant Emerald Dragonfly, Somatochlora metallicaSomatochlora metallicaD I
54Dragonfly - Brown HawkerAeshna grandisD I
55Dragonfly - Common DarterSympetrum striolatumD I
56Dragonfly - EmperorAnax imperatorD I
57Dragonfly - Ruddy DarterSympetrum sanguineumD I
58Dragonfly - Southern HawkerAeshna cyaneaD I
59Dung FlyScatophaga stercorariaD I
60EarthwormLumbricus terrestrisD I
61EarwigForficula auriculariaD I
62False Oil BeetleOedemera nobilisD I
63Flesh FlySarcophaga sp.D I
64Grasshopper - Common FieldChorthippus parallelusD I
65Grasshopper - MeadowChorthippus brunneusD I
66Green ShieldbugPalomena prasinaD I
67Hoverfly - Chrysotoxum cautumChrysotoxum cautumD I
68Hoverfly - Megasyrphus annulipesMegasyrphus annulipesD I
69Ladybird - 2 SpotAdalia 2-punctataD I
70Ladybird - 7 SpotCoccinella 7-punctataD I
71Ladybird - 10 SpotAdalia 10-punctataD I
72Ladybird - 14 SpotPropylea 14-punctataD I
73Ladybird - 22 SpotPsyllobora 22-punctataD I
74Ladybird - HarlequinHarmonia axyridiD I
75Ladybird - OrangeHalyzia 16-guttataD I
76Leech - Leech - Medicinal  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species - Pearl Medicinal Leech, Hirudo medicinalisHirudo medicinalisD I
77Leech - Protoclepsis tasselataProtoclepsis tasselataD I
78Meadow FroghopperPhilaenus spumariusD I
79Moth - Angle ShadesPhlogophora meticulosaD I
80Moth - BrimstoneOpisthograptis luteolataD I
81Moth - CinnabarTyria jacobaeaeD I
82Moth - Fan-footZanclognatha tarsipennalisD I
83Moth - Green LonghornAdela viridellaD I
84Moth - Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner  A new Wildlife species page, Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner - Cameraria ohridellaCameraria ohridellaD I
85Moth - LonghornNemophora degeerellakD I
86Moth - Orange SallowTiliacea citragoD I
87Moth - Fenland PearlPhlyctaenia perlucidalisD I
88Moth - PlumeEmmelina monodactylaD I
89Moth - Poplar GreyAcronicta megacephalaD I
90Moth - Silver YAutographa gammaD I
91Moth - Small MagpieEurrhypara hortulataD I
92Moth - Svensson's Copper UnderwingAmphipyra berberaD I
93Moth - The Snout MothHypena proboscidalisD I
94Moth - Willow BeautyPeribatodes rhomboidariaD I
95Oak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollariD I
96Owl MidgePericoma fuliginosaD I
97Cricket - Longwinged ConeheadConocephalus discolorD I
98Cricket - Roesel's Bush CricketMetrioptera roeseliiD I
99Scarab - Rose ChaferCetonia aurataD I
100Sloe ShieldbugDolycoris baccarumD I
101Slug - BlackArion ater agg.D I
102Slug - LeopardLimax maximusD I
103Snail - GardenHelix aspersaD I
104Snail - StrawberryTrochulus striolatusD
105Snail - White-lippedCepaea hortensisD I
106Spider - European GardenAraneus diadematusD I
107Spider - Nursery WebPisaura mirabilisD I
108Spider - WaspArgiope bruennichiD I
109Stag Beetle A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesLucanus cervusD I S
110Vine WeevilOtiorhynchus sulcatusD I
111Wasp - CommonVespula vulgarisD I P
112Wasp - GermanVespula germanicaD I P
113Wasp - HornetVespa crabroD I P
114Wasp - Ruby Tailed JewelChrysis ignitaD I
115Willow Leaf BeetlePlagiodera versicoloraD I
116Wood louseOniscus asellusD I
 
Birds
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1BlackbirdTurdus merulaD I S
2Blue TitParus caeruleusD I S
3BuzzardButeo buteoD I S
4Canada GooseBranta canadensisD I S
5ChaffinchFringilla coelebsD I
6Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoD I
7CootFulica atraD I
8CrowCorvus coroneD I S
9CuckooCuculus canorusD I S
10Duck - Buff Orpingdon  A new Wildlife species page, Buff Orpingdon duck - Anas platyrhynchos domesticusAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
11Duck - DomesticAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
12Duck - MallardAnas platyrhynchosD I S
13Duck - Swedish  A new Wildlife species page, Swedish duck - Anas platyrhynchos domesticusAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
14DunnockPrunella modularisD I S
15Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaeaD I
16European GreenfinchCarduelis chlorisD I S
17Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos majorD I S V
18Great TitParus major newtoniD P S
19Green WoodpeckerPicus viridisD P S
20Grey HeronArdea cinereaD P S
21Grey WagtailMotacilla cineraD I
22GoldcrestRegulus regulusD I S
23House SparrowPasser domesticusD I S
24JayGarrulus glandariusanD I
25KingfisherAlcedo atthisD I S
26Long-tailed TitPica picaD I S
27MagpieAegithalos caudatusD I
28MoorhenGallinula chloropusD I
29Mute SwanCygnus olorD I
30Pied WagtailMotacilla alba ssp yarelliiD I
31RedpollCarduelis flammea cabaretD I
32Red KiteMilvus milvusD I
33Ring Necked ParakeetPsittacula krameriD I S
34RobinErithacus rubeculaD I
35Song Thrush A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesTurdus philomelosaD I S
36SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusD I
37StarlingSturnus vulgarisD I S
38Tree Sparrow A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesPasser montanusD I S
39WaxwingBombycilla garrulusD I
40Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytesD I S
41Wood PigeonColumba palumbusD I S
42Yellow Wagtail A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesMotacilla FlavaD I S
 
Other animals
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Birds | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Common VandalHomo sapiens subsp. stupidusD I
2Grey SquirrelSciurus carolinensisD I
3HedgehogErinaceus europaeusD I
4Pipistrelle Bat A Biodiversity Action Plan speciesPipistrellus pipistrellusD I S
5Red FoxVulpes vulpesD I
 
Invasive
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Birds | Other
The following species are being controlled by relocation or trapping, contact FBCP if you also have a problem with them and require further information.
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1Brown RatRattus norvegicusD I
2Western Painted TurtleChrysemys picta belliiD I
3Red Eared TerrapinTrachemys scripta elegansD I

Please do not introduce or remove any wildlife in the environment, besides being illegal, some introduced species could become widespread and threaten our own native species, as the Grey Squirrel has done to the Red Squirrel.


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