Blog

Wildlife in Summer

  • 15/06/2017
  • Nature Notes

Sightings in Summer

Share this:

Wildlife in Summer (June to August)

Commonly sighted birds

Mute Swan

Cygnus olor

Spotted Redshank

Tringa erythropus

Greylag Goose

Anser anser

Redshank

Tringa totanus

(Greater) Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Turnstone

Arenaria interpres

Shelduck

Tadorna tadorna

Sandwich tern

Sterna sandvicensis

Gadwall

Anas strepera

Common Tern

Sterna hirundo

Teal

Anas crecca

Black-headed Gull

Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

Mediterranean Gull

Larus melanocephalus

Pintail

Anas acuta

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Larus fuscus

Garganey

Anas querquedula

Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

Shoveler

Anas clypeata

Stock Dove

Columba oenas

Pochard

Aythya ferina

Woodpigeon

Columba palumbus

Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

Cuckoo

Cuculus canorus

Pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Cormorant

Phalacrocorax carbo

Little Owl

Athene noctua

Little Egret

Egretta garzetta

Green Woodpecker

Picus viridis

Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea

Jackdaw

Corvus monedula

Spoonbill

Platalea leucorodia

Rook

Corvus frugilegus

Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis

Carrion Crow

Corvus corone

Great Crested Grebe

Podiceps cristatus

Hooded Crow

Corvus cornix

Marsh Harrier

Circus aeruginosus

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus

Buzzard

Buteo buteo

Yellow wagtail

Motacilla flava

Kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

Pied Wagtail

Motacilla alba

Hobby

Falco subbuteo

Swift

Apus apus

Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

Skylark

Alauda arvensis

Coot

Fulica atra

Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Oystercatcher

Haematopus ostralegus

House martin

Delichon urbica

Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta

Sand Martin

Riparia riparia

Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula

Cetti’s Warbler

Cettia cetti

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius dubius

Blackcap

Sylvia atricapilla

Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria

Whitethroat

Sylvia communis

Grey Plover

Pluvialis squatarola

Grasshopper Warbler

Locustella naevia

Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus

Sedge Warbler

Acrocephalus schoenobaenus

Little Stint

Calidris minuta

Reed Warbler

Acrocephalus scirpaceus

Snipe

Gallinago gallinago

Starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Black-tailed Godwit

Limosa limosa

Robin

Erithacus rubecula

Whimbrel

Numenius phaeopus

Stonechat

Saxicola torquatus

Curlew

Numenius arquata

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

Common Sandpiper

Actitis hypoleucos

Meadow Pipit

Anthus pratensis

Green Sandpiper

Tringa ochropus

Goldfinch

Carduelis carduelis

Ruff

Philomachus pugnax

Reed Bunting

Emberiza schoeniclus

Some others:

Odonata

Mammals

Reptiles

Emerald Damselfly

Brown hare

Grass snake

Blue-tailed Damselfly

Watervole

Slow worm

Common Blue Damselfly

Common lizard

Azure Damselfly

Large Skipper butterfly

Amphibians

Common Blue butterfly

Great Crested Newt

Small Heath butterfly

Smooth newt

Meadow Brown butterfly

Marsh frog

Peacock butterfly

Red Admiral butterfly

Painted Lady butterfly

Large White butterfly