A children’s A-Z compendium of England’s native wildlife

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A – creatures include – Adder, Anemone (Beadlet), Anemone (Plumose), Anemone (Snakelocks), Anglerfish (Common), Ant (Common Black Garden)Ant (European Red), Ant (Wood)

B – creatures include – Badger, Barnacles,  Bats,  Beaver, Bees, Beetles Blackbird, Blenny , Brittlestar, Bugs, Bullfinch, Buntings, Bush Cricket, Butterfish, Butterflies, Buzzard

C – creatures include – Centipede, Chaffinch, Cockle (Common), Cod, Corals, Crabs, Crayfish (White-clawed), Cricket (British Field), Crossbill, Crow (Carrion), Cuttlefish (Common)

D – creatures include – Dace, Damselfly (Large Red), Dead Man’s Fingers, Deer (Red), Deer (Roe), Dipper, Dogfish (Lesser Spotted), Dolphins, Dormouse (Hazel), Dove (Stock), Dragonfly (Emperor), Ducks, Dunnock

E – creatures include – Earthworm (Common), Earwig (Common), Eel (Conger), Eel (European), Eel (Lesser Sand)

F – creatures include – Feather Star (Rosy), Flatworm (Freshwater free-living), Fox (Red), Frog (Common), Frog (Pool), Peregrine (Falcon)

G – creatures include – Glow-worm (Common), Gnat (Winter), Goby (Rock), Gold crest, Golden Eagle, Goldfinch, Grasshopper (Common Field), Gull (Black-headed), Gull (Common)

H – creatures include Harrier (Hen), Harvestman, Hawfinch, Hawker (Common), Hawkmoth (Privet), Hedgehog, Heron (Grey), Herring (Atlantic), Hornet (European), Hydroid (Oaten Pipe)

J – creatures includeJackdaw, Jay, Jellyfish (Common)

K – creatures include – Kestrel, Kingfisher, Kite (Red)

M – creatures include – Mackerel (Atlantic), Magpie, Mallard, Midge (Buzzer), Millipede (Flat-backed), Mole, Mosquito (Common), Moths, Mouse (Harvest), Mouse (Wood), Mouse (Yellow-necked), Mussel (Common), Mussel (Swan)

N – creatures include – Newt (Common), Newt (Great Crested), Newt (Palmate), Nuthatch

O – creatures include – Octopus (Lesser), Otter, Owls, Oyster (Common), Oystercatcher

P – creatures include – Partridge (Grey), Perch, Pike, Pilchard (European), Pipefish (Worm), Pipit (Meadow), Plover (Ringed), Polecat, Porpoise (Harbour), Prawn (Common)

Q – creatures include – Queen Bee

R – creatures include – Ragworm (Harbour), Raven, Ray (Thornback), Razor Shell (Grooved), Redpoll (Lesser), Roach, Robin, Rook

S – creatures include – Sand-hopper, Scallop, Sea Cucumber, Sea Fan, Sea Hare, Sea Mat, Sea Mouse, Sea Pen, Sea Scorpion, Sea Slug, Sea horses, Seals, Sharks, Shoveler, Shrews, Shrimp, Skate, Slugs, Snail, Snakes, Sole, Sparrows, Spiders, Sponge, Squirrel, Starfish, Starling Stoat, Sunstar.

T – creatures include – Thrush (Mistle), Thrush, (Song) Tits, Toads, Treecreeper, Trout (Brown),Turtle (Leatherback)

 

U – creatures include –Urchin (common sea)

V – creatures include – Violet Sea Snail,Vole (Bank), Vole (Field), Vole (Water)

W – creatures include – Wasps, Water Boatman (Common),Water Rail, Water Scorpion, Weasel, Whale, Whelk (Common), Wild Boar, Woodlouse, Woodpecker, Worms, Wren

Y – creatures include – Yellowhammer

Z – creatures include – Zebra Spider, Zooplankton