The Stangrove Pond Survey - 2006

Fauna

Mammals

Apodemus sylvaticus Wood Mouse  
Sciurus carolinensis Grey Squirrel  
Vulpes vulpes
Vulpes vulpes - The Red Fox...
Red Fox  

Birds

Anas platyrhyncos Mallard max 16 adults 21 young
Ardea cinerea Heron  
Columba palumbus
Columba palumbus - The Woodpigeon...
Woodpigeon  
Corvus corone corone Carrion Crow  
Erithacus rubecula Robin  
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen max 5 adults 4 young
Motacilla alba yarrellii Pied Wagtail  
Passer domesticus House Sparrow  
Pica pica Magpie  
Streptopelia decaocto Collared Dove  
Sturnus vulgaris Starling  
Turdus merula Blackbird  
Turdus philomelos Song Thrush  
Turdus viscivorus Mistle Thrush  

Amphibians

Rana temporaria
Rana temporaria - The Common Frog (with frogspawn)...
Common Frog  
Triturus cristatus Great Crested, or Warty Newt  
Triturus vulgaris Common, or Smooth Newt  

Crustaceans

Gamerus pulex Freshwater Shrimp  
Copepod Cyclops exact species unknown
Copepod Daphnia exact species unknown

Arachnids

Araneus diadematus Garden Cross Spider  
Cheiracanthium erraticum    
Clubonia compta    
Linyphia triangularis    
Tegeneria gigantia    

Insects

Ants

Lasius niger Black Ant Probably

Bees

Wool Carder Bee Anthidium manicatum  
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera - The Honeybee...
Honeybee  
Bombus lapidarius
Bombus lapidarius - The Large Red-tailed Bumblebee...
Large Red-tailed Bumblebee  
Bombus terrestris
Bombus terrestris - The Buff-tailed Bumblebee...
Buff-tailed Bumblebee  
Megachile centuncularis Leaf-cutter Bee  

Beetles

Agabus bipustulatus   Aquatic, or possibly more likely, as it favours stagnant water, Ilybius fuliginosus, perhaps both
Athous haemorrhoidalis Click Beetle  
Donacia vulgaris   specific to bur-reed
Gyrinus natator Whirligig  
Rhagonycha fulva
Rhagonycha fulva - The Soldier Beetle AKA the Blood-Sucker...
Soldier Beetle AKA the Blood-Sucker

Bugs

Corixa punctata Common Water Boatman  
Gerris lacustris Pond Skater  
Ilyocoris cimicoides Saucer Bug  
Notonecta glauca Common Backswimmer  
Notostira elongata    
Philaenus spumarius Common Froghopper  
  Black Fly Aphid of indeterminate species
  Green Fly Aphid of indeterminate species
  White Fly Aphid of indeterminate species

Butterflies & Moths

Anthocharis cardamines Orange Tip  
Autographa gamma
Autographa gamma - The Silver Y...
Silver Y  
Cydia pomonella Codlin Moth  
Maniola jurtina Meadow Brown  
Pieris brassicae Large White  
Pyronia tithonusa
Pyronia tithonus - The Gatekeeper...
Gatekeeper  

Dragonflies & Damselflies

Calopteryx virgo Banded Agrion or Demoiselle  
Enallagma cyathigerum Common Blue Damselfly  
Pyrrhosoma nymphula Large Red Damselfly  

Lacewings

Wesmaelius subnebulosus   or possibly W. nervosus

True Flies

Calliphora vomitoria Bluebottle  
Chironomus luridus Midge Probably - identified from larva
Culex pipiens Mosquito Probably - identified from larva
Dolichopus popularis and/or Poecilobothrus nobilitatus   Unable to distinguish
Lucilia caesar Greenbottle  
Nephrotoma crocata Crane Fly  
Tipula paludosa and/or Tipula oleracea Crane Fly Unable to distinguish
Sphaerophoria scripta Hover Fly  
Syrphus ribesii Hover Fly  

Wasps

Vespula vulgaris Common Wasp  

Segmented Worms

Tubifex tubifex Sludge Worm  

Nematode Worms

One aquatic species approx 3cm in length. Unidentified.