Rivers and Streams - Associated Priority Species

River Stour at Nayland. Photo Pete Bromage

Mammals - link to photos

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

Daubentons Bat Myotis daubentonii (Suffolk Priority species)

Soprano Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pygmaeus

Whiskered Bat Myotis mystacinus (Suffolk Priority species)

Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Suffolk Priority species)

Nathusius' Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus nathusii (Suffolk Priority species)

European Otter Lutra lutra

Water Vole Arvicola terrestris

Water shrew Neomys fodiens (Suffolk Priority species)

Fish - link to photos

European Eel Anguilla anguilla

River Lamprey Lampetra fluviatilis

Spined Loach Cobitis taenia

Reptiles and Amphibians - link to photos

Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus

Beetles - link to photos

Scarce Four-dot Pin-palp Bembidion quadripustulatum

Crustaceans - link to photos

White-clawed Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes

Dragonflies - link to photos

Norfolk Hawker Aeshna isosceles

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.

Crescent Moth Celaena leucostigma (riverside margins)**

Molluscs - link to photos

Depressed River Mussel Pseudanodonta complanata

Desmoulin's Whorl Snail Vertigo moulinsiana

Swollen Spire Snail Mercuria similis

Plants - link to photos

Tubular Water-dropwort Oenanthe fistulosa

Native Black Poplar Populus nigra spp betulifolia (Suffolk Priority species)