Wildlife

A list of wildlife regularly seen on or around Henstent. If you see any more, please let us know!

Animals include :

Otters, badgers, foxes, rabbits, hares, daubenton bats (water bat), common pipistrelle bats, squirrels, moles, shrews, field mice, water rats, water voles, sheep, cows, horses, mink. slow worm. frogs, toads, newts, stoat.

Fish :

grayling, brown trout, salmon.

Birds :

peregrine falcon, red kite, common buzzard, goshawk, hen harrier, merlin, hobby, kestrel, sparrow hawk, barn owl, tawney owl, little owl, dipper, kingfisher, goosander duck, canadian goose, moorhen, shoveler, green woodpecker, great spotted woodpecker, lesser spotted woodpecker, pied wagtail, grey wagtail, yellow wagtail, treecreeper, lapwing, skylark, turtle dove, collared dove, wood pigeon, nuthatch, stonechat, nightingale, dunnock, cuckoo, goldcrest, meadow pipit, house martin, swallow, sand martin, swift, whitethroat, lesser whitethrout, grey heron, gold finch, green finch, blackbird, mistle thrush, song thrush, common sparrow, carrion crow, raven, rook, magpie, jay, blue tit, great tit, longtail tit, bearded tit, crested tit, coal tit, marsh tit, crossbill, bull finch, jackdaw, siskin, chiff chaff, black cap, tree sparrow, linnett, pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher, wren, robin, pheasant, red-legged partridge, starling, red start, ring ouzel, wheatear, rock dove, cormorant, fieldfare, garden warbler, goldeneye, grasshopper warbler, jackdaw, lesser redpoll. mallard, nightjar, stock dove, whinchat, yellowhammer, common sandpiper.

Lots of different types of rare butterflies, rare moths, dragonflies, insects and rare wild flowers.

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