Saltmarsh and Mudflats - Associated Priority Species


Saltmarsh at Orford Ness. Photo: Gen Broad

Birds - link to photos

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Herrring Gull Larus argentatus subsp. argenteus

Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata

Linnet Carduelis cannabina

Skylark Alauda arvensis

Twite Carduelis flavirostris (wintering)

Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus

Bees and Wasps - link to photos

Sea-aster Colletes Bee Colletes halophilus 

Moss Carder Bee Bombus muscorum

Beetles - link to photos

Saltmarsh Short-spur Anisodactylus poeciloides

Bugs - link to photos

A Mirid Bug Orthotylus rubidus (Suffolk Priority species)

Spiders - link to photos

Yellow-striped Bear-spider Arctosa fulvolineata

Duffey's Bell-headed spider Baryphyma duffeyi

Sea Anemones - link to photos

Starlet Sea-anemone Nematostella vectensis

Molluscs - link to photos

Native Oyster Ostrea edulis

Plants - link to photos

Slender Hare's-ear Bupleurum tenuissimum

Sea Barley Hordeum marinum

Borrer's Saltmarsh-grass Puccinellia fasciculata

Small Cord-grass Spartina maritima