Open Mosaic Habitats on Previously Developed Land (Brownfield) – Associated Priority Species

F.S.U - Abandoned pork factory in Elmswell
Abandoned pork factory in Elmswell

Birds - link to photos

Hedge Accentor (Dunnock) Prunella modularis

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Herrring Gull Larus argentatus subsp. argenteus

Swift Apus apus (Suffolk Priority species)

Mammals - link to photos

For detailed information about each bat species click on the name to visit Suffolk Bat Group website

Common Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Suffolk Priority species)

Soprano Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pygmaeus

Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus

Reptiles and Amphibians - link to photos

Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus

Common Toad Bufo bufo

Bees and Wasps - link to photos

Weevil Hunting Wasp Cerceris quadricincta

5-Banded Tailed Digger Wasp Cerceris quinquefasciata

Beetles - link to photos

Necklace Ground Beetle Carabus monilis

Stag Beetle Lucanus cervus

Butterflies - link to photos

Wall Lasiommata megera

Moths - link to photos

For detailed information about each species click on the name to visit Suffolk Moth Group website

Moth species marked ** are designated as 'Priority - Research Only'. The species are common and widespread, but rapidly declining. 

Goat Moth Cossus cossus

Four-Spotted Moth Tyta luctosa 

Mosses and Liverworts - link to photos

Thatch Moss Leptodontium gemmascens

Chalk Screw Moss Tortula vahliana

Plants - link to photos

Broad-leaved Cudweed Filago pyramidata

Red Hemp-nettle Galeopsis angustifolia

Annual Knawel Scleranthus annuus 

Fine-leaved sandwort Minuartia hybrida