Traditional Orchards - Associated Priority Species


Wordwell Hall orchard near Bury St Edmunds - planted by the Women's Land Army in the1940s

Birds - link to photos

Hedge Accentor (Dunnock) Prunella modularis

Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor 

Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata

Marsh Tit Poecile palustris

Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur

Linnet Carduelis cannabina

Mammals - link to photos

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

Dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius

Harvest Mouse Micromys minutus

Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus

Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Suffolk Priority species)

Soprano Pipistrelle Bat Pipistrellus pygmaeus

Reptiles and Amphibians - link to photos

Common Lizard Zootoca vivipara

Grass Snake Natrix natrix

Slow worm Anguis fragilis

Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus

Common Toad Bufo bufo

Beetles - link to photos

Stag Beetle Lucanus cervus

Butterflies - link to photos

White-letter Hairstreak Satyrium w-album

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

Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis**

Brown-spot Pinion Agrochola litura**

Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidis**

Green-brindled Crescent Allophyes oxyacanthae**

Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopoginis**

Large Nutmeg Apamea anceps**

Centre-barred Sallow Atethmia centrago**

Dark Brocade Blepharita adusta**

Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheus**

Figure of Eight Diloba caeruleocephala**

September Thorn Ennomos erosaria**

Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria**

August Thorn Ennomos quercinaria**

Spinach Eulithis mellinata**

Garden Dart Euxoa nigricans**

Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasaria**

Ghost Moth Hepialus humuli**

Rustic Hoplodrina blanda**

Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea**

Lackey Malacosoma neustria**

Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria**

V-moth Macaria wauaria**

Dot moth Melanchra persicariae**

Rosy Minor Mesoligia literosa**

Buff Ermine Spilosoma luteum**

Pale Eggar Trichiura crataegi**

Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae**

Dark-barred Twin-Spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata**

Fungi - link to photos

Orchard Tooth Sarcodontia crocea