Species


SPECIES: An alphabetical list of the species I have seen:

  • A brief description of the species and some added notes where available
  • Some general information about the species and where and when it can be seen
  • Some photographs of the species showing the features and variations

 

Displaying 1 - 60 of 1610
Common Name Sort descending Alternate Name Scientific Name Interest Family Order Group
14-spot Ladybird Propylea 14-punctata
2
Ladybirds and Carpet Beetles Coleoptera - beetles Insects & other inverts
2-spot Ladybird Adalia bipunctata
2
Ladybirds and Carpet Beetles Coleoptera - beetles Insects & other inverts
7-spot Ladybird Coccinella septempunctata
1
Ladybirds and Carpet Beetles Coleoptera - beetles Insects & other inverts
Adder Viper Vipera berus
4
Snakes Reptiles Reptiles & Amphibians
Adders Tongue Fern Ophioglossum vulgatum
3
Spleenworts Ferns, Spleenworts and Horsetails Non-flowering Plants
Adonis Blue Lysandra bellargus
4
Lycaenid Butterflies Blues and Hairstreaks Lepidoptera - butterflies & moths Insects & other inverts
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
1
Rose Family Rosaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Alder Alnus glutinosa
1
Deciduous Trees Trees and Shrubs Flowering Plants
Alder Bracket Inonotus radiatus
2
Bracket Fungi Brackets, Balls and Others Fungi
Alder Buckthorn Frangula alnus
3
Hedgerow Shrubs Trees and Shrubs Flowering Plants
Alder Gall Mite Eriophyes laevis
2
Galls and Deformities Flowers: Minor Families Flowering Plants
Alder Spittle Bug Aphrophora alni
3
Homopteran bugs Hempitera - bugs Insects & other inverts
Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum
2
Carrot Family Umbelliferae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
American Skunk-cabbage Lysichiton americanus
1
Garden Escapes Flowers: Minor Families Flowering Plants
American Willowherb Epilobium ciliatum
1
Willowherb Family Onagraceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Amethyst Deceiver Laccaria amethystea
2
Tricholoma Fungi Toadstools Fungi
Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa
2
Moths 516 899 Noctuidae Lepidoptera - butterflies & moths Insects & other inverts
Annual Meadow-grass Poa annua
1
Grasses Grasses Sedges and Reeds Flowering Plants
Annual Mercury Mercurialis annua
1
Spurge Family Euphorbiaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Annual Pearlwort Sagina apetala
2
Campion Family Caryophyllaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Annual Seablite Suaeda maritima
2
Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Annual Wall Rocket Stinkweed Diplotaxis muralis
3
Cabbage Family Crucifereae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Antler Moth Cerapteryx graminis
3
Moths 516 899 Noctuidae Lepidoptera - butterflies & moths Insects & other inverts
Apricot Club Clavulinopsis luteoalba
2
Coral and Spindle Fungi Non-conformist Fungi Fungi
Armoured Woodlouse Armadillidium vulgare
3
Woodlice Arthropods Insects & other inverts
Arrowhead Sagittaria sagittifolia
3
Aquatic Plants Flowers: Minor Families Flowering Plants
Artists Bracket Ganoderma applanatum
2
Bracket Fungi Brackets, Balls and Others Fungi
Ash Fraxinus excelsior
1
Deciduous Trees Trees and Shrubs Flowering Plants
Atlantic Grey Seal Halichoerus grypus
3
Marine Mammals Carnivores Mammals
Atlantic Poppy Papaver atlanticum
1
Poppy Family Papaveraceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Autumn Gentian Fellwort Gentianella amarella
2
Gentian Family Gentianaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Autumn Hawkbit Leontodon autumnalis
1
Daisy Family Compositae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Autumn Ladys-tresses Spiranthes spiralis
4
Orchid Family Orchidaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
3
Birds Other Waders Waders Birds
Azure Damselfly Coenagrion puella
1
Damselflies Odonata - damsels & dragons Insects & other inverts
Babingtons Leek Allium babingtonii
4
Onion Family Alliaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Backswimmer Notonecta glauca
1
Heteropteran bugs Hempitera - bugs Insects & other inverts
Badger Meles meles
3
Carnivores Carnivores Mammals
Band-eyed Brown Horse Fly Tabanus bromius
3
Horse flies Diptera - flies Insects & other inverts
Banded Agrion Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens
2
Damselflies Odonata - damsels & dragons Insects & other inverts
Banded General Soldier Fly Stratiomys potamida
3
Soldier flies and Snipe flies Diptera - flies Insects & other inverts
Bank fir moss Common Haircap Polytrichum commune
2
Mosses Mosses and Liverworts Non-flowering Plants
Bank Vole Clethrionomys glareolus
1
Voles Rodents Mammals
Barn Owl Tyto alba
4
Birds Owls Birds of Prey Birds
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
4
Birds Geese Waterfowl Birds
Barren Brome Anisantha sterilis
1
Grasses Grasses Sedges and Reeds Flowering Plants
Barren Strawberry Potentilla sterilis
1
Rose Family Rosaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Bastard Toadflax Stars in the Grass Thesium humifusum
5
Simple Flowers Flowers: Minor Families Flowering Plants
Bay Bolete Boletus badius
1
Boletes Fungi Toadstools Fungi
Beaked Hawks-beard Crepis vesicaria
1
Daisy Family Compositae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Bearded Tit Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus
4
Other Small Land Birds Small Passerines Birds
Beautiful Demoiselle Calopteryx virgo
2
Damselflies Odonata - damsels & dragons Insects & other inverts
Beautiful Golden Y Autographa pulchrina
3
Moths 516 899 Noctuidae Lepidoptera - butterflies & moths Insects & other inverts
Bedeguar Gall Robin's Pin Cushion Diplolepsis rosae
2
Galls and Deformities Flowers: Minor Families Flowering Plants
Bee Orchid Ophrys apifera
3
Orchid Family Orchidaceae Flowers: Major families Flowering Plants
Bee-wolf Philanthus triangulum
4
Digger wasps Hymenoptera - bees, wasps & ants Insects & other inverts
Beech Fagus sylvatica
2
Deciduous Trees Trees and Shrubs Flowering Plants
Beech Barkspot Fungus Diatrype disciformis
1
Crust and Spot Fungi Non-conformist Fungi Fungi
Beefsteak Fungus Ox-tongue Fistulina hepatica
2
Bracket Fungi Brackets, Balls and Others Fungi
Beetle (L hirta) Lagria hirta
3
Leaf beetles and Weevils Coleoptera - beetles Insects & other inverts