Brickfields Country Park Wildlife

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Of the current total of 619 species to be found at Brickfields Country Park, twenty are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (two plants, four birds, one animal and thirteen 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 37 unidentified species in four groups that can be seen from this link.

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 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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See also - Invertebrates | Birds | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Beetle - Great Diving  A new Wildlife species page, Great Diving beetle - Dytiscus marginalisDytiscus marginalisD I
Beetle - Large Diving  A new Wildlife species page, Large Diving beetle - Colymbetes fuscusColymbetes fuscusD I
Beetle - Lesser DivingAcilius sulcatusD I
Beetle - Whirligig  A new Wildlife species page, Whirligig beetle - Gyrinus ssp.Gyrinus ssp.D I
Boatman - Greater Water Boatman  A new Wildlife species page, Greater Water Boatman - Notonecta glaucaNotonecta glaucaD I
Boatman - Lesser Water BoatmanCorixa punctataD I S
Common - FrogRana temporariaD I
Common - NewtLissotriton vulgarisD I
Common - ToadBufo bufoD I
Fish - CarpCyprinus carpioD I
Fish - Crusian CarpCarassius carassiusD I
Fish - European PerchPerca fluviatilisD I
Fish - Koi CarpCyprinus?D I
Fish - RoachRutilus rutilusD I
Fish - RuddScardinius erythrophthalmusD I
Fish - TenchTinca tincaD I
Fish - Three Spined SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatusD I
Leech - Medicinal  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Pearl Medicinal Leech - Hirudo medicinalisHirudo medicinalisD I
Leech - DuckProtoclepsis tasselataD I
Pond SkatersGerridae spp.D I
Water FleaDaphnia PulexD I
Water LouseAsellus aquaticusD I
Water SnailBithynia tentaculataD I
See also - Aquatic | Birds | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Ant - Common Black Garden AntLasius nigerD I
Ant - Yellow Meadow AntLasius flavusD I
Aphid - Variegated OakLachnus roborisD I
Aphid - Black BeanAphis fabaeD I
Bee - Chocolate Mining BeeAndrena scoticaD I
Bee - Hairy legged Mining BeeDasypoda hirtipesD I
Bee - HoneyApis melliferaD I V
Bee FlyBombylius majorD I
Beetle - Black and Yellow Longhorn beetleRutpela maculataD I
Beetle - Black Vine WeevilOtiorhynchus sulcatusD I
Beetle - False Oil beetleOedemera nobilisD I
Beetle - Screech beetle  A new Wildlife species page, Screech Beetle - Hygrobia hermanniHygrobia hermanniD I
Beetle - Soldier beetleCantharis rusticaD I
Beetle - Stag beetle A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Stag beetle - Lucanus cervusLucanus cervusD I S
Beetle - Willow Leaf beetlePlagiodera versicoloraD I
Bumblebee - Brown banded Carder Bee A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Brown banded Carder Bee - Bombus humilisBombus humilisD I
Bumblebee - Red shanked Carder Bee A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Red shanked Carder Bee - Bombus ruderariusBombus ruderariusD I
Bumblebee - Red Tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidariusD I
Bumblebee - White Tailed BumblebeeBombus lucorumD I
Butterfly - BrimstoneGonepteryx rhamniD I
Butterfly - Brown ArgusPlebeius agestisD I
Butterfly - Clouded YellowColias croceaD I
Butterfly - CommaPolygonia c–albumD I
Butterfly - Common BluePolyommatus icarusD I
Butterfly - Essex SkipperThymelicus lineolaD I
Butterfly - GatekeeperPyronia tithonusD I
Butterfly - Green Veined WhitePieris napiD I
Butterfly - Holly BlueCelastrina argiolusD I
Butterfly - Large SkipperOchlodes sylvanusD I
Butterfly - Large White  A new Wildlife species page, Large White - Pieris brassicaePieris brassicaeD I
Butterfly - Meadow BrownManiola jurtinaD I
Butterfly - Orange–tipAnthocharis cardaminesD I
Butterfly - Painted LadyVanessa carduiD I
Butterfly - PeacockInachis ioD I
Butterfly - Pearl Bordered Fritillary  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Pearl Bordered Fritillary - Boloria euphrosynelBoloria euphrosyneD I
Butterfly - Red AdmiralVanessa atalantaD I
Butterfly - RingletAphantopus hyperantusD I
Butterfly - Silver–washed FritillaryArgynnis paphiaD I
Butterfly - Small CopperLycaena phlaeasD I
Butterfly - Small Heath A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Small Heath - Coenonympha pamphilusCoenonympha pamphilusD I
Butterfly - Small SkipperThymelicus sylvestrisD I
Butterfly - Small TortoiseshellAglais urticaeD I
Butterfly - Small WhitePieris rapaeD I
Butterfly - Speckled WoodPararge aegeriaD I
Butterfly - Wall Brown A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Wall brown - Lasiommata megera  A new Wildlife species page, Wall brown - Lasiommata megeraLasiommata megeraD I
BugPantilius tunicatusD I
Cinnamon BugCorizus hyoscyamiD I
CockchaferMelolontha melolonthaD I
Crane Fly - Common EuropeanTipula paludosaD I
Crane Fly - SpottedNephrotoma appendiculataD I
Cricket - Longwinged ConeheadConocephalus discolorD I
Cricket - Roesel's Bush CricketMetrioptera roeseliiD I
Cricket - Speckled bush CricketLeptophyes punctatissimaD I
Common FroghopperPhilaenus spumariusD I
Damselfly - AzureCoenagrion puellaD I
Damselfly - Beautiful DemoiselleCalopteryx virgoD I
Damselfly - Blue TailedIschnura elegansD I
Damselfly - Common BlueEnellagma cyathigerumD I
Damselfly - RedPyrrhosoma nymphulaD I
Damselfly - Red–eyedErythromma najasD I
Dragonfly - Black Tailed SkimmerOrthetrum cancellatumD I
Dragonfly - Brilliant Emerald  A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Brilliant Emerald Dragonfly - Somatochlora metallicaSomatochlora metallicaD I
Dragonfly - Brown HawkerAeshna grandisD I
Dragonfly - Common DarterSympetrum striolatumD I
Dragonfly - EmperorAnax imperatorD I
Dragonfly - Ruddy DarterSympetrum sanguineumD I
Dragonfly - Southern HawkerAeshna cyaneaD I
Fly - BluebottleCaliphora vomitoriaD I
Fly - Dung FlyScatophaga stercorariaD I
Fly - Green Bottle  A new Wildlife species page, Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia sericataLucilia sericataD I
Fly - Flesh FlySarcophaga ssp.D I
Fly - Parasitic flyStylops melittaeD I
EarthwormLumbricus terrestrisD I
EarwigForficula auriculariaD I
Grasshopper - Common FieldChorthippus parallelusD I
Grasshopper - MeadowChorthippus brunneusD I
Hoverfly - Chrysotoxum cautumChrysotoxum cautumD I
Hoverfly - Common Club flySyritta pipiensD I
Hoverfly - MarmaladeEpisyrphus balteatusD I
Hoverfly - Megasyrphus annulipesMegasyrphus annulipesD I
Ladybird - 2 SpotAdalia 2–punctataD I
Ladybird - 7 SpotCoccinella 7–punctataD I
Ladybird - 10 SpotAdalia 10–punctataD I
Ladybird - 14 SpotPropylea 14–punctataD I
Ladybird - 22 SpotPsyllobora 22–punctataD I
Ladybird - HarlequinHarmonia axyridisD I
Ladybird - OrangeHalyzia 16–guttataD I
Meadow FroghopperPhilaenus spumariusD I
Moth - Angle ShadesPhlogophora meticulosaD I
Moth - Bright–line Brown–eye  A new Wildlife species page, Bright-line Brown-eye moth - Lacanobia oleraceaLacanobia oleraceaD I
Moth - BrimstoneOpisthograptis luteolataD I
Moth - Broad–bordered Yellow Underwing  A new Wildlife species page, Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing moth - Noctua fimbriataNoctua fimbriataD I
Moth - Broom A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Broom moth - Melanchra pisi  A new Wildlife species page, Broom moth - Melanchra pisiMelanchra pisiD I
Moth - Bulrush Wainscot  A new Wildlife species page, Bulrush Wainscot moth - Nonagria typhaeNonagria typhaeD I
Moth - Chinese Character moth  A new Wildlife species page, Chinese Character moth - Cilix glaucataCilix glaucataD I
Moth - Cinnabar  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Cinnabar moth - Tyria jacobaeaeTyria jacobaeaeD I
Moth - Common Emerald  A new Wildlife species page, Common Emerald moth - Hemithea aestivariaHemithea aestivariaD I
Moth - Common Pug  A new Wildlife species page, Common Pug moth - Eupithecia vulgataEupithecia vulgataD I
Moth - Dot  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Dot moth - Melanchra persicariae  A new Wildlife species page, Dot moth - Melanchra persicariaeMelanchra persicariaeD I
Moth - Early Thorn  A new Wildlife species page, Early Thorn moth - Selenia dentariaSelenia dentariaD I
Moth - Elephant Hawk–moth  A new Wildlife species page, Elephant Hawk-moth - Deilephila elpenorDeilephila elpenorD I
Moth - Eyed Hawk–moth  A new Wildlife species page, Eyed hawk-moth - Smerinthus ocellatusSmerinthus ocellatusD I
Moth - Fan–footZanclognatha tarsipennalisD I
Moth - Fenland PearlPhlyctaenia perlucidalisD I
Moth - Garden Dart  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Garden Dart moth - Euxoa nigricansEuxoa nigricansD I
Moth - Green LonghornAdela viridellaD I
Moth - Grey Dagger  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Grey Dagger moth - Acronicta psi  A new Wildlife species page, Grey Dagger moth - Acronicta psiAcronicta psiD I
Moth - Herald moth  A new Wildlife species page, Herald moth - Scoliopteryx libatrixScoliopteryx libatrixD I
Moth - Horse Chestnut Leaf MinerCameraria ohridellaD I
Moth - July highflyer  A new Wildlife species page, July highflyer - Hydriomena furcataHydriomena furcataD I
Moth - LonghornNemophora degeerellakD I
Moth - Magpie  A new Wildlife species page, Magpie moth - Abraxas grossulariataAbraxas grossulariataD I
Moth - Mottled Umber  A new Wildlife species page, Mottled Umber - Erannis defoliariaErannis defoliariaD I
Moth - Oak Nycteoline  A new Wildlife species page, Oak Nycteoline - Nycteola revayanaNycteola revayanaD I
Moth - Orange SallowTiliacea citragoD I
Moth - Orange SwiftTriodia sylvinaD I
Moth - Pebble Prominent  A new Wildlife species page, Pebble Prominent moth - Notodonta ziczacNotodonta ziczacD I
Moth - PepperedBiston betulariaD I
Moth - PlumeEmmelina monodactylaD I
Moth - Poplar GreyAcronicta megacephalaD I
Moth - Short cloaked  A new Wildlife species page, Short-cloaked moth - Nola cucullatellaNola cucullatellaD I
Moth - Silver YAutographa gammaD I
Moth - Small Dusty WaveIdaea seriataD I
Moth - Small MagpieAnania hortulataD I
Moth - Svensson's Copper UnderwingAmphipyra berberaD I
Moth - Sycamore  A new Wildlife species page, Sycamore moth - Acronicta acerisAcronicta acerisD I
Moth - The Snout mothHypena proboscidalisD I
Moth - Vapourer moth  A new Wildlife species page, Vapourer Moth - Orgyia antiquaOrgyia antiquaD I
Moth - Willow BeautyPeribatodes rhomboidariaD I
Moth - Winter mothOpherophtera brumataD I
Oak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollariD I
Owl MidgePericoma fuliginosaD I
Scarab – Rose ChaferCetonia aurataD I
Shieldbug - Bishop's MitreAelia acuminataD I
Shieldbug - CruciferEurydema oleraceaD I
Shieldbug - Dock LeafCoreus MarginatusD I
Shieldbug - GreenPalomena prasinaD I
Shieldbug - PiedTritomegas bicolorD I
Shieldbug - SloeDolycoris baccarumD I
Slug - BlackArion ater agg.D I
Slug - LeopardLimax maximusD I
Snail - GardenHelix aspersaD I
Snail - StrawberryTrochulus striolatusD I
Snail - White–lippedCepaea hortensisD I
Spider - European GardenAraneus diadematusD I
Spider - European HouseTegenaria domesticaD I
Spider - Nursery WebPisaura mirabilisD I
Spider - WaspArgiope bruennichiD I
TickIxodes ricinusD I T
Wasp - CommonVespula vulgarisD I T
Wasp - GermanVespula germanicaD I T
Wasp - HornetVespa crabroD I T
Wasp - ParasiticDiphyus quadripunctoriusD I
Wasp - ParasiticIchneumon suspiciosusD I
Wasp - Ruby Tailed JewelChrysis ignitaD I
Wood louseOniscus asellusD I
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
BlackbirdTurdus merulaD I S
Black–headed gullChroicocephalus ridibundusD I
Blue TitCyanistes caeruleusD I S
Bullfinch  A new Wildlife species page, Bullfinch - Pyrrhula pyrrhulaPyrrhula pyrrhulaD I
BuzzardButeo buteoD I S
Canada GooseBranta canadensisD I S
ChaffinchFringilla coelebsD I S
Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoD I S
CootFulica atraD I S
CrowCorvus coroneD I S
Cuckoo A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Cuckoo - Cuculus canorusCuculus canorusD I S
Duck - Buff OrpingdonAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
Duck - DomesticAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
Duck - MallardAnas platyrhynchosD I S
Duck - SwedishAnas platyrhynchos domesticusD I
DunnockPrunella modularisD I S
Eurasian NuthatchSitta europaeaD I S
European GreenfinchCarduelis chlorisD I S
Great TitParus major newtoniD I S
Grey HeronArdea cinereaD I S
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaD I S
GoldcrestRegulus regulusD I S
Golden PheasantChrysolophus pictusD I S
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisD I S
House SparrowPasser domesticusD I S
JackdawCorvus monedulaD I S
JayGarrulus glandariusD I S
Kestrel  A new Wildlife species page, Kestrel - Falco tinnunculusFalco tinnunculuD I S
KingfisherAlcedo atthisD I S
Long–tailed TitPica picaD I S
MagpieAegithalos caudatusD I S
MoorhenGallinula chloropusD I S
Mute SwanCygnus olorD I S
Pied WagtailMotacilla alba ssp yarelliiD I S
RedpollCarduelis flammea cabaretD I S
Red KiteMilvus milvusD I S
Ring Necked ParakeetPsittacula krameriD I S
RobinErithacus rubeculaD I S
Song Thrush A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Song Thrush - Turdus philomelosTurdus philomelosaD I S
SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusD I S V
StarlingSturnus vulgarisD I S
Tree Sparrow A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Tree Sparrow - Passer montanusPasser montanusD I S
WaxwingBombycilla garrulusD I S
Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytesD I S
Woodpecker - Great SpottedDendrocopos majorD I S V
Woodpecker - GreenPicus viridisD   S
Wood PigeonColumba palumbusD I S
Yellow Wagtail A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Yellow Wagtail - Motacilla FlavaMotacilla FlavaD I S
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Birds | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Common Vandal   HumourHomo sapiens ssp. stupidusD I
Grey SquirrelSciurus carolinensisD I
HedgehogErinaceus europaeusD I
Pipistrelle bat A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Pipistrelle Bat - Pipistrellus pipistrellusPipistrellus pipistrellusD I S
Red FoxVulpes vulpesD I
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Birds | Miscellaneous
The following species are being controlled where possible by relocation or trapping, contact FBCP if you also have a problem with them and require further information.
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Brown RatRattus norvegicusD I
Western Painted TurtleChrysemys picta belliiD I
Red 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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