Brickfields Country Park Wildlife

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Of the current total of 506 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.  There are a further 58 unidentified species in four groups that can be seen from the link just below.

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.

Unidentified animal species   Botanical and other terms

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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 - RuddScardinius erythrophthalmusD I
9Fish - TenchTinca tincaD I
10Fish - Three Spined SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatusD I
11Palmate NewtLissotriton helveticusD 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 - Chocolate Mining Bee  A new Wildlife species page, Chocolate Mining Bee - Andrena scoticaAndrena scoticaD I
6Bee - Hairy legged Mining BeeDasypoda hirtipesD I
7Bee - HoneyApis melliferapeD I V
8Bee FlyBombylius majoruD I
9Black and Yellow Longhorn beetleRutpela maculataD I P
10BluebottleMelolontha melolonthaD I
11Bumblebee - Brown banded Carder Bee  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Brown banded Carder Bee - Bombus humilis?Bombus humilisD I
12Bumblebee - Red shanked Carder Bee A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Red shanked Carder Bee - Bombus ruderariusBombus ruderariusD I
13Bumblebee - Red Tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidariusD I
14Bumblebee - White Tailed BumblebeeBombus lucorumD 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
43Cricket - Longwinged ConeheadConocephalus discolorD I
44Cricket - Roesel's Bush CricketMetrioptera roeseliiD I
45Cricket - Speckled bush CricketLeptophyes punctatissimaD I
46Common FroghopperPhilaenus spumariusD I
47Damselfly - AzureCoenagrion puellaD I
48Damselfly - Beautiful DemoiselleCalopteryx virgoD I
49Damselfly - Blue TailedIschnura elegansD I
50Damselfly - Common BlueEnellagma cyathigerumD I
51Damselfly - RedPyrrhosoma nymphulaD I
52Damselfly - Red-eyedErythromma najasD I
53Dragonfly - Black Tailed SkimmerOrthetrum cancellatumD I
54Dragonfly - Brilliant Emerald  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Brilliant Emerald Dragonfly - Somatochlora metallicaSomatochlora metallicaD I
55Dragonfly - Brown HawkerAeshna grandisD I
56Dragonfly - Common DarterSympetrum striolatumD I
57Dragonfly - EmperorAnax imperatorD I
58Dragonfly - Ruddy DarterSympetrum sanguineumD I
59Dragonfly - Southern HawkerAeshna cyaneaD I
60Dung FlyScatophaga stercorariaD I
61EarthwormLumbricus terrestrisD I
62EarwigForficula auriculariaD I
63False Oil BeetleOedemera nobilisD I
64Flesh FlySarcophaga sp.D I
65Grasshopper - Common FieldChorthippus parallelusD I
66Grasshopper - MeadowChorthippus brunneusD 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 MinerCameraria ohridellaD I
85Moth - LonghornNemophora degeerellakD I
86Moth - Orange SallowTiliacea citragoD I
87Moth - Fenland PearlPhlyctaenia perlucidalisD I
88Moth - Peppered  A new Wildlife species page, Peppered Moth - Biston betulariaBiston betulariaD I
89Moth - PlumeEmmelina monodactylaD I
90Moth - Poplar GreyAcronicta megacephalaD I
91Moth - Silver YAutographa gammaD I
92Moth - Small MagpieEurrhypara hortulataD I
93Moth - Svensson's Copper UnderwingAmphipyra berberaD I
94Moth - The Snout MothHypena proboscidalisD I
95Moth - Willow BeautyPeribatodes rhomboidariaD I
96Moth - Winter moth  A new Wildlife species page, Winter Moth - Opherophtera brumataOpherophtera brumataD I
97Oak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollariD I
98Owl MidgePericoma fuliginosaD I
99Parasitic fly  A new Wildlife species page, Parasitic fly - Stylops melittaeStylops melittaeD I
100Scarab - Rose ChaferCetonia aurataD I
101Shieldbug - Bishop's MitreAelia acuminataD I
102Shieldbug - CruciferEurydema oleraceaD I
103Shieldbug - Dock LeafCoreus MarginatusD I
104Shieldbug - GreenPalomena prasinaD I
105Shieldbug - SloeDolycoris baccarumD I
106Slug - BlackArion ater agg.D I
107Slug - LeopardLimax maximusD I
108Snail - GardenHelix aspersaD I
109Snail - StrawberryTrochulus striolatusD
110Snail - White-lippedCepaea hortensisD I
111Spider - European GardenAraneus diadematusD I
112Spider - European House   A new Wildlife species page, European House Spider - Tegenaria domesticaTegenaria domesticaD I
113Spider - Nursery WebPisaura mirabilisD I
114Spider - WaspArgiope bruennichiD I
115Stag Beetle A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Stag Beetle - Lucanus cervusLucanus cervusD I S
116Vine WeevilOtiorhynchus sulcatusD I
117>/td>Wasp - CommonVespula vulgarisD I P
118Wasp - GermanVespula germanicaD I P
119Wasp - HornetVespa crabroD I P
120Wasp - Ruby Tailed JewelChrysis ignitaD I
121Willow Leaf BeetlePlagiodera versicoloraD I
122Wood louseOniscus asellusD I
 
Birds
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Other | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
1BlackbirdTurdus merulaD I S
2Blue TitCyanistes 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 OrpingdonAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
11Duck - DomesticAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
12Duck - MallardAnas platyrhynchosD I S
13Duck - SwedishAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
14DunnockPrunella modularisD I S
15Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaeaD I
16European GreenfinchCarduelis chlorisD I S
17Great TitParus major newtoniD P S
18Grey HeronArdea cinereaD P S
19Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaD I
20Goldcrest  A new Wildlife species page, Goldcrest - Regulus regulusRegulus regulusD I S
21Golden Pheasant  A new Wildlife species page, Golden pheasant - Chrysolophus pictusChrysolophus pictusD I S
22Goldfinch  A new Wildlife species page, Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelisCarduelis carduelisD I S
23House SparrowPasser domesticusD I S
24Jackdaw  A new Wildlife species page, Jackdaw - Corvus monedulaCorvus monedulaD I S
25JayGarrulus glandariusanD I
26KingfisherAlcedo atthisD I S
27Long-tailed TitPica picaD I S
28MagpieAegithalos caudatusD I
29MoorhenGallinula chloropusD I
30Mute SwanCygnus olorD I
31Pied WagtailMotacilla alba ssp yarelliiD I
32RedpollCarduelis flammea cabaretD I
33Red KiteMilvus milvusD I
34Ring Necked ParakeetPsittacula krameriD I S
35RobinErithacus rubeculaD I
36Song Thrush A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Song Thrush - Turdus philomelosTurdus philomelosaD I S
37SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusD I
38StarlingSturnus vulgarisD I S
39Tree Sparrow A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Tree Sparrow - Passer montanusPasser montanusD I S
40WaxwingBombycilla garrulusD I
41Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytesD I S
42Woodpecker - Great SpottedDendrocopos majorD I S V
43Woodpecker - GreenPicus viridisD P S
44Wood PigeonColumba palumbusD I S
45Yellow Wagtail A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Yellow Wagtail - Motacilla FlavaMotacilla 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 species, Pipistrelle Bat - Pipistrellus pipistrellusPipistrellus 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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