Tranquil woodland in the heart of Skipton

© Skipton Town Council 2016

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The Wilderness Species List

Birds

 

Common Name - Scientific Name - Notes

 

Blackbird -Turdus merula

Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla

Blue Tit - Cyanistes caeruleus

Bullfinch - Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Chaffinch - Fringilla coelebs

Chiffchaff - Phylloscopus collybita

Coal Tit - Periparus ater

Curlew - Numenius arquata

Carrion Crow - Corvus corone

Dunnock - Prunella modularis

Fieldfare - Turdus pilaris

Goldcrest - Regulus regulus

Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis

Great Tit - Parus major

Greenfinch - Carduelis chloris

Grey Wagtail - Motacilla cinerea

Heron - Ardea cinerea

House Martin - Delichon urbicum

House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

Jackdaw - Corvus monedula

Jay - Garrulus glandarius

Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis

Long-tailed Tit - Aegithalos caudatus

Magpie - Pica pica

Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos

Mistle Thrush -Turdus viscivorus

Oystercatcher -Haematopus ostralegus - Flying overhead

Pied Flycatcher - Ficedula hypoleuca

Pink-footed Goose - Anser brachyrhynchus - Flying overhead

Redpoll - Carduelis flammea

Redshank - Tringa totanus

Redwing - Turdus iliacus

Robin - Erithacus rubecula

Rook - Corvus frugilegus

Song Thrush - Turdus philomelos

Sparrow Hawk - Accipiter nisus

Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Swift - Apus apus

Tawny Owl - Strix aluco

Tree Creeper - Certhia familiaris

Warbler - Sylvia borin

Waxwing - Bombycilla garrulus

Willow Warbler -Phylloscopus trochilus

Wood Pigeon - Columba palumbus

Wren - Troglodytes troglodytes

 

 

Mammals

 

Badger - Meles meles

Bank Vole - Myodes glareolus

Brown Rat - Rattus norvegicus

Fox - Vulpes vulpes

Grey Squirrel - Sciurus carolinensis

Hedgehog - Erinaceus europaeus

Mink - Neovison vison

Roe Deer - Capreolus capreolus

Stoat - Mustela erminea

Weasel - Mustela nivalis

 

 

Fish

 

Bullhead - Cottus gobio

 

Invertebrates (Aquatic)

 

Alderfly - Sialis lutaria

Bloodworm - Family: Chironomidae

Caddisfly - Order: Trichoptera

Cranefly - Family: Tipulidae

Damselfly- Suborder: Zygoptera

Dobsonfly - Subfamily: Corydalinae

Freshwater Shrimp - Gammarus pulex

Gilled Snail

Leech- Subclass: Hirudinea

Freshwater Limpet

Mayfly - Order: Ephemeroptera

Non-red Midge Larva - Order: Diptera

Orb Snail

Pea Mussel - Pisidium pseudosphaerium

Pouch Snail

Riffle Beetle - Family: Elmidae

 

 

Invertebrates (Terrestrial)

 

Bumble Bee - Bombus spp

Blue Bottle - Calliphora vomitoria

Brown Hawker Dragonfly - Aeshna grandis

Comma Butterfly - Polygonia c-album

Gatekeeper Butterfly - Pyronia tithonus

Green-veined White Butterfly- Pieris napi

Holly Blue Butterfly - Celastrina argiolus

Large White Butterfly - Pieris brassicae

Least Black Arch Moth - Nola confusalis - Not recorded in SW Yorkshire since 1995

Orange-tip Butterfly - Anthocharis cardamines

Peacock Butterfly - Inachis io

Red Admiral Butterfly - Vanessa atalanta

Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly - Aglais urticae L.

Small White Butterfly - Pieris rapae

Speckled Wood Butterfly - Pararge aegeria

Wasp - Dolichovespula media?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trees and Shrubs

 

Common Name - Scientific Name - Notes

 

Ash - Fraxinus excelsior

Beech - Fagus sylvatica

Bird Cherry - Prunus avium

Blackthorn - Prunus spinosa

Bramble - Rubus fruiticosa

Dogwood - Cornus sanguine

Elder - Sambucus nigra

Elm - Ulmus minor var. vulgaris

Field Maple - Acer campestre

Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna

Hazel - Corylus avellana

Holly - Ilex aquifolium

Horse Chestnut - Aesculus hippocastanum

Lime - Tilia x europaea

Plum - Prunus domestica

Privet - Ligustrum spp

Rowan - Sorbus aucuparia

Snowberry - Symphoricarpos albus

Sycamore - Acer pseudoplatanus

Whitebeam - Sorbus aria

Willow -Salix pentandra

 

 

Other Plants

 

American Willowherb - Epilobium ciliatum

Aqua Ligia

Bluebell - Hyacinthoides spp

Broad Buckler Fern - Dryopteris dilatata

Broad-leaved Dock - Rumex obtusifolium

Broad-leaved Willowherb - Epoliobium montanum

Brooklime - Veronica beccabunga

Bush Vetch - Vicia sepium

Butterbur - Petasites hybridus

Common Sowthistle -Sonchus oleraceus

Creeping Buttercup -Ranunculus repens

Cleaver - Galium aparine

Cow Parsley - Anthriscus sylvestris

Crocus - Crocus spp

Cuckoo Pint - Arum spp

Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale

Dog Rose - Rosa canina

Dog's Mercury - Mercurialis perennis

Dog Violet - Viola riviniana

Feverfew - Tanacetum parthenium

Figwort - Scrophularia spp

Field Bindweed - Convolvulus arvensis

Field Horsetail -Equisetum arvense

Fool's Parsley - Aethus cynapium

Forget-me-not Myosotis spp

Garlic Mustard - Allaria petoilata

Golden Chain - Laburnum anagyroides

Golden Saxifrage - Chrysosplenium oppositifolium

Gooseberry - Ribes uva-crispa

Greater Plantain - Plantago major

Hard Rush - Juncus spp

Hedge Woundwort - Stachys sylvatica

Herb Robert - Geranium robertianum

Hogweed -Heracleum sphondylium

Ivy - Hedera helix

Japanese Knotweed - Polygonum cuspidatum

Lesser Burdock - Arctium minus

Lesser Celandine - Ranunculus ficaria

Meadow Buttercup - Ranunculus acris

Meadow Cranesbill - Geranium pratense

Meadow Sweet - Filipendia ulmaria

Montbretia - Crocosmia spp

Nettle - Urtica dioica

Nettle-leaved Bellflower - Campanula trachelium

Nipplewort - Lapsana spp

Petty Spurge - Euphorbia peplus

Pineapple Weed - Matricaria discoidea

Primrose - Primula vulgaris

Ramson - Allium ursinum

Red Campion - Silene dioica

Redcurrent - Ribes sylvestris

Ribwort Plantain - Plantago lanceolata

Self-heals - Prunella spp

Shepherd's Purse - Capsella bursa-pastoris

Snowdrop - Galanthus nivalis

Spear-leaved Orache - Atriplex prostrata

Toad Rush - Juncus bufonius

Violet - Viola spp

Water Avens - Geum rivale

Wavy Bittercress - Cardamine flexuosa

Welsh Poppy - Meconopsis cambrica

Wild Garlic - Allium ursinum

Wild Raspberry - Rubus idaeus

Winter Cress -Barbarea vulgaris

Wood Anemone -Anemone nemorosa

Wood Avens - Geum urbanum

Wood Dock -Rumex sanguineus

 

 

Grasses

 

Annual Meadow Grass - Poa annua

Cocksfoot - Dactylis spp

Couch Grass - Elymus repens

Creeping Bent - Agrostis stolonifera

Giant Fescue - Festuca gigantea

False Brome - Bractipodium sylvaticum

Plicate Flote-grass - Glyceria fluitans

Rough Meadow Grass - Poa trivialis

Rye Grass - Lolium perenne

Yorkshire Fog - Holcus lanatus

 

by Glenn Roadley