2014 Garden Bioblitz

We’re delighted over 100 species were counted as part of our Garden Bioblitz in August 2014, in conjunction with Dorset Wildlife Trust.
(Pictured Katie Wilkinson Community Conservation Officer Dorset Wildllife Trust)

The species list from the event is shown below with both Common and Latin Name

Bees and Wasps
Buft tailed Bombus terrestris
Bumble Bee Bombus spp.
Common carder bee Bombus pascuorum
Common Wasp Vespula vulgaris
Cuckoo Bumble Bee Bombus psithyrus
Honey bee Apis mellifera
Hornet Vespa
Leaf cutter bee Megachile centuncularis
Vestal bumblebee Bombus vestalis
Birds
Blackbird Turdus merula
Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus
Bull finch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Buzzard Buteo buteo
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto
Dunnock Prunella modularis
Goldcrest Regulus Regulus
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
Great Tit Parus major
Green finch Carduelis chloris
Jay Garrulus glandarius
Magpie Pica pica
nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Nuthatch Sitta
Robin Erithacus rubecula
Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus
Wren Troglodytidae
Butterflies
Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
Brown argus Aricia agestis
Comma Polygonia c-album
Common Blue Polyommatus icarus
Gatekeeper Pyronia tithonus
Holly Blue Celastrina argiolus
Large White Pieris brassicae
Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina
Painted Lady Vanessa cardui
Peacock Inachis io
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
Small Tortoise Shell Aglais urticae
Small White Pieris rapae
Speckled Wood Pararge aegeria
Dragonflies/Damselflies
Azure Damselfly Coenagrion puella
Blue Tailed Damselfly Ischnura elegans
Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum
Common Darter Sympetrum striolatum
Common Hawker Aeshna juncea
Emerald Damselfly Lestes sponsa
Emperor Anax imperator
Golden Ringed Cordulegaster boltonii
Ruddy darter Sympetrum sanguineum
Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea
Insects
Ant (small black) Lasius niger
Bee fly Bombylius major
Birch shield bug Elasmostethus interstinctus
Carrion beetle Silphidae
Forest bug Pentatoma rufipes
garden spider
grasshopper
Harlequin Ladybird Harmonia axyridis
Hawthorn Shieldbug Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale
Horsefly Tabanidae
Hoverfly Syrphidae
Hoverfly Volucella inanis
Leopard Slugs Limax maximus
Red lilly beetle Lilioceris lilii
Soldier beetle Rhagonycha fulva
Tapered drone fly Eristalis pertinax
True flies Diptera
Waterboatman Corixa punctata
Wood louse Oniscus asellus
Mammals
Bank Vole Myodes glareolus
Common Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Fieldmouse
Natterer Bat Myotis nattereri
Serotine Bat Eptesicus serotinus
Woodmouse Apodemus sylvaticus
Yellow necked fieldmouse Apodemus flavicollis
Moths
Barred Grass-veneer Agriphillia inguilotella
Black Arches Lymantria Monacha
Brimstone Ophisthograptis luteolata
Brown pine knot-horn Diorictryia simplicella
Buff Footman Eilema Depresa
Checkered fruit tree fortix  Pandemis corylana
Chestnut tortrix Cydia splendana
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis
Common Wave Cabera exanthemata
Common White Wave Cabera pusaria
Dingy dowd Blastobasis adustella
Dingy Footman Eilema griseola
Double-striped Knot-horn Cryptoblabes bistriga
Flame shoulder Ochropleura plecta
Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua Janthe
Lesser Common Rustic Mesapamea didyma
Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma
Light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana
Long-horned Flat-body Carcina quercana
Maidens Blush Cyclophora punctaria
Mint moth Pyrausta aurata
Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata repandata
Pearl Veneer Agriphilia stravinella
Pebble Hooktip Drepana falcataria falcataria
Riband Wave Idaea aversata
Ringed china mark Parapoynx stratiotata
Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata
Rosy Rustic Hydraecia Micacea
Rosy Tabby Endotricha flammealis
Rusty dot pearl Udea ferrugalis
Rusty oak Cydia amplana
Scallop Tip Falcaria Lacertinaria
Scarce Footman Eilema complana
Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata
September Thorn Ennomos erosaria
Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia-nigrum
Sharp Angled Peacock Macaria alternata
Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta puta
Single-dotted wave Idaea dimidiata
Small Angle Shades Euplexis lucipara
Small Fan Footed Wave Idaea biselata
Small Magpie Eurrhypara Hortulata
Spectacle Abrostola tripartita
Straw Dot Rivula Sericealis
Swallow prominent Pheosia tremula
Tawny Barred Angle Macaria liturata
True Lovers knot Lycophotia porphyrea
Uncertain Hoplodrina alsines
Vines rustic Hoplodrina ambigua
Reptiles
Grass Snake Natrix natrix
Newt (nymph) Pleurodelinae
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