Lakes (Oligotrophic, Mestrophic and Dystrophic) - Associated Priority Species


Lound Lakes are on the border between Norfolk and Suffolk.
The lakes are a linear series of manmade basins, historically
formed from peat diggings and then later used for water storage.
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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)

Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Suffolk Priority species)

Daubentons Bat Myotis daubentonii (Suffolk Priority species)

Nathusius' Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus nathusii (Suffolk Priority species)

Water shrew Neomys fodiens (Suffolk Priority species)

Fish - link to photos

European Eel Anguilla anguilla

Spined Loach Cobitis taenia

Beetles - link to photos

Zircon Reed Beetle Donacia aquatica

Scarce Four-dot Pin-palp Bembidion quadripustulatum

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 Celaena leucostigma**

Plants - link to photos

Pillwort Pilularia globulifera (Oligotrophic only)