Species Tally

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On this page you can find our running tally of wildlife species in our garden, including last years total.

2021 Lockdown List

Here is our running garden lockdown species list for 2021!

Birds: 57

Mute Swan

Canada Goose

Greylag Goose

Egyptian Goose

Mallard

Common Buzzard

Red Kite

Sparrowhawk

Kestrel 

Cormorant

Grey Heron

Lapwing

Whimbrel 
Black-headed Gull

Common Gull
Herring Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Feral Pigeon
Woodpigeon

Stock Dove
Collared Dove

Tawny Owl

Swift
Ring-necked Parakeet

Green Woodpecker
Great-spotted Woodpecker

Swallow 

House Martin
Jay
Magpie
Jackdaw
Carrion Crow

Raven 
Great Tit
Blue Tit

Coal Tit
Long-tailed Tit  
Blackcap

Common Whitethroat 

Chiffchaff
Goldcrest
Wren
Starling
Blackbird  

Fieldfare
Redwing

Mistle Thrush

Song Thrush
Robin
House Sparrow
Dunnock

Skylark
Pied Wagtail 

Chaffinch 
Goldfinch

Greenfinch

Lesser Redpoll

Bees, Wasps & Ants: 29

Opheon obscuatus (Ichneumon Wasp)

Netelia infractor (Ichneumon Wasp)

Common Wasp

Hornet

Gooden’s Nomad Bee

Hairy-footed Flower Bee

Green-eyed Flower Bee

Honeybee

Ivy Bee

Red Mason Bee

Blue Mason Bee

Clarke’s Mining Bee

Ashy Mining Bee

Chocolate Mining Bee

Common Mini Miner

Bronze Furrow Bee

Patchwork Leaf-cutter Bee

Brown-legged Leaf-cutter Bee

Buff-tailed Bumblebee

White-tailed Bumblebee

Early Bumblebee

Red-tailed Bumblebee

Tree Bumblebee  

Garden Bumblebee

Common Carder Bee

Wool Carder Bee

Field Cuckoo Bee

Black Ant

Red Ant

Butterflies: 13

Brimstone

Peacock

Red Admiral

Small Tortoiseshell

Comma

Painted Lady

Small White

Large White

Green Veined White

Orange-tip

Holly Blue

Gatekeeper

Meadow Brown

Moths: 208

December Moth

Angle Shades

Old Lady

Gypsy Moth

Oak Processionary

Small China Mark

Iron Prominent

Lesser Swallow Prominent

Burnished Brass

Centre-barred Sallow

Sallow

Barred Sallow

Lychnis

Scalloped Oak

Knot Grass

Beautiful Hooktip

Buff-tip

Spring Usher

Dark Chestnut

Chestnut

Satellite

Grey Dagger Agg.

Miller

Double-striped Pug

Brindled Pug

Mottled Pug

Common Pug

Freyer’s Pug

Green Pug

Lime Spec Pug

Cypress Pug

Pale Brindled Beauty

Brindled Beauty

Willow Beauty

Pale Mottled Willow

Clouded Drab

Common Quaker

Small Quaker

Yellow-line Quaker

Hebrew Character

Setaceous Hebrew Character

Bright-line Brown-eye

Treble Lines

Light Brocade

Shears

Cabbage

Square-spot Rustic

Vine’s Rustic

Common Rustic Agg.

Mottled Rustic

Six-striped Rustic

Small Square-spot Rustic

Rosy Rustic

Hedge Rustic

Coronet

Dot Moth

Heart and Dart

Heart and Club

Double-square Spot

White-point

Clay

Turnip

Dun-bar

Shuttle-shaped Dart

Dark-brown Dart

Large Yellow Underwing

Lesser Yellow Underwing

Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing

Copper Underwing Agg.

Straw Underwing

Lunar Underwing

Dark Arches

Light Arches

Uncertain

Rustic

Shoulder-stiped Wainscot

L-album Wainscot

Smoky Wainscot

Marbled Minor Agg.

Middle Barred Minor

Cloaked Minor

Rustic Shoulder-knot

Blair’s Shoulder-knot

Silver-y 

Early Grey

Flame Shoulder

Flame

Early Thorn

August Thorn

Dusky Thorn

Brimstone

Muslin

White Ermine

Buff Ermine

Bird Cherry Ermine

Ruby Tiger

Streamer

Small Phoenix

Winter Moth

Grey Pine Carpet

Common Marbled Carpet

Silver Ground Carpet

Red-Green Carpet

Garden Carpet

Green Carpet

Yellow-barred Brindle

Cinnabar

Riband Wave

Waved Black

Single-dotted Wave

Black Arches

Buff Arches

Peach Blossom

Small Dusty Wave

Dwarf Cream Wave

Scorched Wing

Swallow-tailed Moth

Treble Brown-spot

Blood-vein

Small Blood-vein

Maiden’s Blush

Yellow Shell

Light Emerald

Small Square-spot

Clouded Bordered Brindle

Peppered Moth

Privet Hawkmoth

Lime Hawkmoth

Poplar Hawkmoth

Elephant Hawkmoth

Pine Hawkmoth

Box Tree Moth

Nut Tree Tussock

Spectacle

Wax Moth

Bottoned Snout

Snout

Fan-foot

Rosy Footman

Dingy Footman

Scarce Footman

Common Footman

Bee Moth

Small Magpie

Water Veneer

Mother of Pearl

Bramble Shoot

Large Fruit-tree Tortrix

Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix

Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix

Grey Tortrix Agg.

Red-barred Tortrix

Garden Rose Tortrix

White-shouldered House Moth

Light-brown Apple Moth

Case Bearer

Codling Moth

Brown House Moth

Diamond-back

Straw Dot

Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner

Many Plumed Moth

White Plume

Celypha striana

Carcina quercana

Agriphila tristella

Agriphila straminella

Agriphila geniculea

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla

Emmelina monodactyla

Ephestia unicolorella

Homoeosoma sinuella

Metalampra italica

Udea olivalis

Lozotaenia forsterana

Agonopterix heracleana

Acleris literana

Crambus pascuella

Crambus perlella

Chrysoteuchia culmella

Celypha lacunana

Pyrausta aurata

Coleophora trifolii   

Mompha subbistrigella

Tachystola acroxantha

Clepsis consimilana

Pammene fasciana

Brachinea blandella

Cydia splendana

Scaeva pyrastri

Nematopogon swammerdamella

Gypsonoma sociana

Hedya nubiferana  

Anania coronata

Notocelia trimaculana

Endotricha flammealis

Eudonia lacustrata

Eudonia mercurella

Eudonia pallida

Eudonia angustea

Euzophera pinguis

Recurvaria leucatella

Blastobasis adustella

Ypsolopha scabrella

Crassa unitella

Prays fraxinella

Ethmia quadrillella

Other Insects: 66

Midge sp.

Storm Fly sp.

Onion Fly

Moth Fly

Blackfly

Green Fly

Woolly Beech Aphid

Cherry Aphid

Pales pavida (Parasitic Fly)

Greenbottle (Fly)

Bluebottle (Fly)

Flesh Fly

Fruit Fly

House Fly

Band-eyed Horsefly

Poecilobothrus nobilitates (Fly)

Beris geniculate (Soldier Fly)

Dronefly

Marmalade Fly

Eupeodes corollae (Hoverfly)

Myathropa florea (Hoverfly)

Syritta pipiens (Hoverfly)

Criorhina berberina (Hoverfly)

Helophilus pendulus (Hoverfly)
Sphaetophoria scripta (Long Hoverfly)

Hornet-mimic Hoverfly

Great Pied Hoverfly

Chequered Hoverfly (Melanostoma scalare)

Dark-edged Beefly

Dagger Fly sp.

Stenophylax permistus (Caddisfly)

Limnephilus lunatus (Caddisfly)

Glyphotaelius pellucidus (Caddisfly)

Mystacides longicornis (Caddisfly)

Phryganeus grandis (Caddisfly)

Cranefly Sp.

Lacewing Sp.

Pond Skater

Rove Beetle Sp.

Thick-legged Beetle

Click Beetle

Pollen Beetle

Oedemera femeralis (False Blister Beetle)

Bombardier Beetle

Red Soldier Beetle

Cockchafer (May Bug)

Lesser Stag Beetle

Seven-spot Ladybird

Harlequin Ladybird

Fourteen-spot Ladybird

Rosemary Beetle

Ragwort Flea Beetle

Devil’s Coach Horse Beetle

Common Flower Bug

Hawthorn Shield Bug

Green Shield Bug

Dock Bug

Heterotoma planicornis (Mirid Bug)

Green Froghopper

Eared Leafhopper

Common Darter (Dragonfly)

Brown Hawker

Southern Hawker

Banded Demoiselle

Silverfish

Oak Bush Cricket

Arachnids: 16

False Widow

Cupboard Spider

Daddy Long-legs Spider

Pardosa sp. (Wolf Spider)

Woodlouse Spider

Money Spider

Zebra Jumping Spider

Common Sun Jumper

House Spider

Crab Spider

Buzzing Spider

Garden Spider

Missing Sector Orb Weaver Spider

Long-jawed Orb Weaver Spider

Harvestman Sp.

Red Spider Mite

Other Invertebrates: 16 

Brandling Worm

Earth Worm

Netted Slug

Keeled Slug

Green Cellar Slug

Great Black Slug

Garden Snail

Dark-lipped Banded Snail

Pond Snail Sp.

Woodlouse

Water Hog Louse

Daphnia (Common Water Flea) 

Polycelis nigra (Flatworm)

Planaria torva (Flatworm)

Millipede

Leech sp.

Amphibians: 1

Common Frog

Mammals: 4

Red Fox

Wood Mouse

Brown Rat

Pipistrelle Bat

Total: 410!

Key: sp., Species, agg., Aggregate Species (i.e. a creature unable to be identified to species level without dissection)  

2020 Lockdown List

Here is our final garden lockdown species list for 2020!

Click on the PDF to see what we saw.