Brickfields Country Park Wildlife

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Of the current total of 541 species to be found at Brickfields Country Park, twelve are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species (one plant, three birds, one animal and seven 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 42 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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Aquatic
See also - Invertebrates | Birds | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Common - FrogRana temporariaD 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
Lesser Water Boatman  A new Wildlife species page, Lesser Water Boatman - Corixa punctataCorixa punctataD I S
Lesser Diving Beetle  A new Wildlife species page, Lesser Diving Beetle - Acilius sulcatusAcilius sulcatusD I
Palmate NewtLissotriton helveticusD I
Pond SkatersGerridae spp.D I
Water FleaDaphnia PulexD I
Water Louse  A new Wildlife species page, Water Louse - Asellus aquaticusAsellus aquaticusD I
 
Invertebrates
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 - Soldier BeetleCantharis rusticaD I
Beetle - Willow Leaf BeetlePlagiodera versicoloraD I
Beetle - Stag Beetle A Biodiversity Action Plan species, Stag Beetle - Lucanus cervusLucanus cervusD I S
BluebottleCaliphora vomitoriaD 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 - 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 HeathCoenonympha pamphilusD I
Butterfly - Small SkipperThymelicus sylvestrisD I
Butterfly - Small TortoiseshellAglais urticaeD I
Butterfly - Small WhitePieris rapaeD I
Butterfly - Speckled WoodPararge aegeriaD 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
Dung FlyScatophaga stercorariaD I
EarthwormLumbricus terrestrisD I
EarwigForficula auriculariaD I
Flesh FlySarcophaga ssp.D I
Grasshopper - Common FieldChorthippus parallelusD I
Grasshopper - MeadowChorthippus brunneusD I
Hoverfly - Chrysotoxum cautumChrysotoxum cautumD I
Hoverfly - Common Club fly  A new Wildlife species page, Common Club fly - Syritta pipiensSyritta pipiensD 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 - BrimstoneOpisthograptis luteolataD I
Moth - CinnabarTyria jacobaeaeD I
Moth - Fan-footZanclognatha tarsipennalisD I
Moth - Garden Dart  A Biodiversity Action Plan Species, Garden Dart - Euxoa nigricans  A new Wildlife species page, Garden Dart - Euxoa nigricansEuxoa nigricansD I
Moth - Green LonghornAdela viridellaD I
Moth - Horse Chestnut Leaf MinerCameraria ohridellaD I
Moth - LonghornNemophora degeerellakD I
Moth - Orange Swift  A new Wildlife species page, Orange Swift Moth - Triodia sylvinaTriodia sylvinaD I
Moth - Orange SallowTiliacea citragoD I
Moth - Fenland PearlPhlyctaenia perlucidalisD I
Moth - PepperedBiston betulariaD I
Moth - PlumeEmmelina monodactylaD I
Moth - Poplar GreyAcronicta megacephalaD I
Moth - Silver YAutographa gammaD I
Moth - Small MagpieEurrhypara hortulataD I
Moth - Svensson's Copper UnderwingAmphipyra berberaD I
Moth - The Snout MothHypena proboscidalisD I
Moth - Willow BeautyPeribatodes rhomboidariaD I
Moth - Winter mothOpherophtera brumataD I
Oak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollariD I
Owl MidgePericoma fuliginosaD I
Parasitic flyStylops melittaeD 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
Tick  A new Wildlife species page, Tick - Ixodes ricinusIxodes ricinusD I T
Wasp - CommonVespula vulgarisD I P
Wasp - GermanVespula germanicaD I P
Wasp - HornetVespa crabroD I P
Wasp - Parasitic  A new Wildlife species page, Parasitic Wasp - Diphyus quadripunctoriusDiphyus quadripunctoriusD I
Wasp - Ruby Tailed JewelChrysis ignitaD I
Wood louseOniscus asellusD I
 
Birds
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Miscellaneous | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
BlackbirdTurdus merulaD I S
Blue TitCyanistes caeruleusD I S
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
CuckooCuculus 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
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
 
Miscellaneous
See also - Aquatic | Invertebrates | Birds | Invasive
 Common nameSpeciesKey
Common VandalHomo 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
 
Invasive
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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