Monday 27 June 2011

Flora and fauna at Ardnave 27th June 2011

We had a record number of 13 people on today's ramble and here is the list:

Meadow Pipit, Grey Heron, Sand Martin, Swallow, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Oystercatcher, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Gull, Mute Swan (and two cygnets), Tufted Duck, Lapwing, Whimbrel, Wheatear, Eider, Chough, Jackdaw, Linnet, Rock Dove, Herring Gull, Mallard, House Sparrow, Starling, Arctic Tern

Rabbit, Grey Seal

Xanthoria parietina, Lecanora gangloides, ramalina sp.

Small Heath

Bird’s-foot Trefoil, Meadow Buttercup, Bulbous Buttercup, Dove’s-foot Cranesbill, Water Mint, Brooklime, Forget-me-not sp., Lady’s Bedstraw, Marsh Marigold, Silverweed, Germander Speedwell,
White Clover, Red Clover, Lesser Trefoil, Daisy, Mouse-ear sp., Early Marsh Orchid, Eyebright,
Marsh Thistle, Spear Thistle, Creeping Thistle, Marsh Lousewort, Cuckoo Flower, Lesser Spearwort,
Ragged Robin, Crested Dog's Tail, Common Nettle, Yellow Iris, Common Storksbill, Bracken, Cat’s-ear,
Butterwort, Chalk Milkwort, Marsh Horsetail, Hare’s-tail Cottongrass, Star Sedge, Tormentil, Bog Pimpernel, Meadowsweet, Wild Thyme, Water Cress, Tufted Vetch, Fairy Flax, Self-heal, Yellow Rattle, Dandelion, Yorkshire Fog

Bog Pimpernel - Anagallis tenella


  1. Martin Cross - and seven others!28 June 2011 at 07:25

    Great walk Becky!
    We also saw starlings, house sparrows and more interestingly arctic terns.

  2. Thanks for reminding me everyone. I woke up this morning with the sparrows and starlings on my mind, but completely forgot about the Arctic Terns! I'll add them now.