A Wealth of Wildlife
The Great Central Woodland has a wide range of trees and wildlife. Here are just some of the species you might spot in the woods or by the river and a small gallery of photos from recent walks…
At least 28 species of birds have been identified in the woodland.
Here’s a clip of birdsong including a male Blackcap and a Chiff Chaff recorded on the riverside in July 2017….
|Great Spotted Woodpecker||Magpie||Jay||Jackdaw||Carrion Crow|
|Goldcrest||Blue Tit||Great Tit||Coal Tit||Marsh Tit|
|Chiffchaff||Black Cap||Tree Creeper||Wren||Blackbird|
|Song Thrush||Mistle Thrush||Robin||Dunnock||House Sparrow|
Among the animals identified in the woodland are:-
|Muntjac Deer||Grey Squirrel||Speckled Wood Butterfly||Demoiselle Damselfly||Pipistrelle|
|Long Eared Bat|
Trees & Plants
This is by no means a complete catalogue but among the trees you might spot are:-
|Ash||Norway Maple||Sycamore||Wild Cherry||Oak|
|Willow||Poplar||Corsican Pine||Scots Pine||Hawthorn|