Species List


Check list of species recorded at Holtspur Bank Nature Reserve as of December 2007

Trees and shrubs

34

Apple

Gorse

Purging buckthorn

Ash

Guelder rose

Red currant

Beech

Hawthorn

Rowan

Blackthorn

Hazel

Silver birch

Bramble

Holly

Spindle tree

Buckthorn

Honeysuckle

Sycamore

Crab apple

Hornbeam

Wayfaring tree

Dog rose

Ivy

Whitebeam

Dogwood

Norway maple

Wild cherry

Elderberry

Oak

Wild plum

Field maple

Old man's beard

Wild Privet

Goat willow

 

 

Conifers

2

Larch

Yew

Ferns

3

Broad buckler fern

Male fern

Bracken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flowering herbs

135

Agrimony

Goat's beard

Rose-bay willow-herb

Bird's foot trefoil

Golden oat-grass

Rough hawkbit

Black bryony

Goldilocks buttercup

Rough meadow-grass

Black knapweed

Great willow-herb

Salad burnet

Black medick

Greater knapweed

Sanicle

Bladder campion

Ground ivy

Scarlet pimpernel

Bugle

Hairy violet

Sedge

Bulbous buttercup

Harebell

Selfheal

Burnet saxifrage

Hawkweed

Shepherd's purse

Bush vetch

Hawkweed oxtongue

Slender false brome

Charlock

Hedge bedstraw

Smooth meadow-grass

Cleavers

Hedge bindweed

Snowdrop

Cock's-foot grass

Hedge mustard

Snowdrop, double flowered

Common centaury

Hemlock

Solomon's seal

Common fumitory

Herb robert

Spanish bluebell

Common milkwort

Hog weed

Spear thistle

Common ragwort

Kidney vetch

St John's wort

Common spotted-orchid

Lady's bedstraw

Stemless thistle

Common toadflax

Large thyme

Thin-lipped helleborine

Common vetch

Lesser burdock

Thistle

Common violet

Lesser celandine

Timothy grass

Coral root (Coral-wort)

Lilly of the valley

Twayblade

Couch grass

Marjoram

Upright brome

Cow parsley

Meadow buttercup

Upright hedge-parsley

Cowslip

Meadow vetchling

Wall barley

Creeping buttercup

Mint

Wall lettuce

Creeping soft-grass

Mugwort

White bryony

Creeping thistle

Narcissus

White campion

Cuckoo pint

Narrow-leaved meadow-grass

White dead-nettle

Cypress spurge

Narrow-lipped helleborine

White helleborine

Dandelion

Nettle

Wild basil

Dark mullein

Nipplewort

Wild carrot

Dog's mercury

Ox-eye daisy

Wild mignonette

Drooping brome

Oxford ragwort

Wild parsnip

Early-purple orchid

Perennial sow-thistle

Wild strawberry

False oat-grass

Perforate St. John's wort

Wood anemone

Fennel

Periwinkle

Wood avens

Field bindweed

Prickly sow-thistle

Wood medic

Field for-get-me-not

Primrose

Wood millet

Field poppy

Purging flax

Wood spurge

Field scabious

Pyramidal orchid

Woodruff

Garden crocus

Quaking oat grass

Woody nightshade

Garlic mustard

Red bartsia

Yarrow

Germander speedwell

Red clover

Yellow archangel

Glaucous sedge

Ribwort plantain

Yellow-wort



 

Butterflies

29

Brimstone

Gatekeeper

Small skipper

Brown argus

Green hairstreak

Small white

Clouded yellow

Green-vein white

Small tortoiseshell

Comma

Holly blue

Red admiral

Common blue

Marbled white

Ringlet

Dark-green fritillary

Meadow brown

Small blue

Dingy skipper

Orange tip

Small copper

Essex skipper

Painted lady

Small heath

Large skipper

Peacock

Speckled wood

Large white

Purple hairstreak

 

 

Moths

148

Angle shades

Flounced rustic

Plain golden-y

Barred hook-tip

Foxglove pug

Poplar grey

Barred straw

Garden carpet

Poplar hawk

Barred yellow

Ghost swift

Pretty chalk carpet

Beautiful hook tip

Gothic

Red twin-spot carpet

Bird’s wing

Green carpet

Riband wave

Blood vein

Green pug

Ruby tiger

Bordered pug

Grey arches

Sandy carpet

Bordered sallow

Grey dagger

Scalloped oak

Brimstone

Grey pug

Scarce footman

Brindled white spot

Heart and club

Scorched carpet

Broad –barred white

Heart and dart

Setaceous hebrew character

Broad bordered yellow underwing

Herald

Shaded broad bar

Broken-barred carpet

Ingrailed clay

Shaded pug

Brown rustic

Iron prominent

Shears

Brown scallop

July highflyer

Short cloaked

Brown-line bright-eye

Knot grass

Shuttle shaped dart

Buff arches

Larch pug

Silver ground carpet

Burnished brass

Large nutmeg

Silver-y

Campion

Large yellow underwing

Single dotted wave

Canary shouldered thorn

Leopard moth

Six-spot burnet

Chinese character

Lesser broad bordered yellow underwing

Slender brindle

Cloaked minor

Lesser common rustic

Small blood-vein

Clouded border

Lesser yellow underwing

Small dotted buff

Clouded bordered brindle

Lesser-spotted underwing

Small emerald

Clouded brindle

Light arches

Small fan footed wave

Clouded silver

Light brocade

Small fan-foot

Common carpet

Light emerald

Small phoenix

Common emerald

Lime hawk

Small rivulet

Common footman

Lime-speck pug

Small square-spot

Common marbled carpet

Lobster

Small waved umber

Common rustic

Lunar-spotted pinion

Smoky wainscot

Common wainscot

Magpie moth

Square spot rustic

Common white wave

Maple pug

Straw underwing

Copper underwing

Marbled beauty

Striped lychnis

Coxcomb prominent

Marbled minor

Swallow-tailed

Dark arches

Mottled beauty

Tawny speckled pug

Dark dagger

Mottled rustic

The clay

Dark umber

Nutmeg

The fern

Dingy shears

Nut-tree tussock

The flame

Dot moth

Oak-tree pug

The shark

Double square spot

Oak hook tip

The snout

Double striped pug

Pale mottled willow

The spectacle

Dun-bar

Pale prominent

Turnip

Dwarf pug

Peach blossom

Waved umber

Early thorn

Pebble hook tip

White spotted pug

Elephant hawk

Peppered moth

Willow beauty

Engrailed

Phoenix

Wormwood

Fan-foot

Pine hawk

Wormwood pug

Flame shoulder

 

 

 

Slugs and snails

5

Dark-lipped banded snail

Garden snail

Plaited door snail

Round-mouthed snail

White-lipped banded snail

 

Bugs

1

Hawthorn shield bug

Beetles

4

Glow-worm

Seven-spot ladybird

Sixteen-spot ladybird

Longhorn beetle

 

 

Crickets & grasshoppers

3

Common field grasshopper

Speckled bush cricket

Roesel's bush cricket

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birds

24

Blackbird

Great tit

Blackcap

Jay

Blue tit

Kestrel

Buzzard

Long-tailed tit

Carrion crow

Magpie

Chaffinch

Nut hatch

Chiffchaff

Red kite

Cuckoo

Robin

Dunnock

Song thrush

Garden warbler

Willow warbler

Green woodpecker

Wood pigeon

Great spotted woodpecker

Wren

Mammals

5

Edible dormouse

Grey squirrel

Hazel dormouse

Pipistrelle bat

Rabbit

Reptiles

2

Common lizard

Slow-worm


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