Species list

The following species have been recorded in the park since Devon County Council’s ownership.

  • Plants

    Agrimony
    Allseed
    Amphibious Bistort
    Annual Meadow-grass
    Arrowhead
    Autumn Hawkbit
    Bamboo sp.
    Barren Strawberry
    Bearded Couch
    Bee Orchid
    Bell Heather
    Bird’s-nest Orchid
    Bittersweet
    Black Medick
    Bladderwort
    Blue Fleabane
    Bluebell
    Bog Pondweed
    Bog Stitchwort
    Bracken
    Bramble
    Branched Bur-reed
    Bristly Oxtongue
    Broad Buckler-fern
    Broad-leaved Dock
    Broad-leaved Helleborine
    Broad-leaved Pondweed
    Broad-leaved Willowherb
    Brooklime
    Brown Sedge
    Bugle
    Bulbous Buttercup
    Bulbous Rush
    Burnet Saxifrage
    Bush Vetch
    Canadian Waterweed
    Cat’s-ear
    Celery-leaved Buttercup
    Chaffweed
    Cleavers
    Clustered Dock
    Cock’s-foot
    Colt’s-foot
    Columbine
    Common Bent
    Common Birds-foot-trefoil
    Common Centuary
    Common Chickweed
    Common Club-rush
    Common Dog Violet
    Common Duckweed
    Common Forget-me-not
    Common Hemp-nettle
    Common Horsetail
    Common Knapweed
    Common Marsh-bedstraw
    Common Mouse-ear
    Common Nettle
    Common Reedmace
    Common Sedge
    Common Sorrel
    Common Spike-rush
    Common Spotted Orchid
    Common Valerian
    Common Vetch
    Common Yellow-sedge
    Compact Rush
    Corn Mint
    Cow Parsley
    Creeping Bent
    Creeping Buttercup
    Creeping Cinquefoil
    Creeping Soft-grass
    Creeping Thistle
    Crested Dog’s-tail
    Cross-leaved Heath
    Crosswort
    Cuckoo Flower
    Curled Dock
    Curled Pondweed
    Cut-leaved Crane’s-bill
    Cyperus sedge
    Daisy
    Dandelion
    Dog’s Mercury
    Dog-rose
    Early Purple Orchid
    Eyebright
    False Brome
    False Oat-grass
    Fan-leaved Water-crowfoot
    Fennel Pondweed
    Field Scabious
    Field Wood-rush
    Fleabane
    Floating Sweet-grass
    Fool’s Water-cress
    Foxglove
    Germander Speedwell
    Gipsywort
    Glaucus Sedge
    Gorse
    Great Willowherb
    Greater Duckweed
    Greater Plantain
    Greater Spearwort
    Greater Tussock-sedge
    Grey Sedge
    Ground Elder
    Ground-ivy
    Groundsel
    Hairy Sedge
    Hairy Wood-rush
    Haity Bitter-cress
    Hard Fern
    Hard Rush
    Hart’s-tongue
    Heath Bedstraw
    Heath Dog Violet
    Heath Speedwell
    Heath Wood-rush
    Hedge Bindweed
    Hedge Woundwort
    Hedge-bedstraw
    Hemlock Water-dropwort
    Hemp Agrimony
    Herb-robert
    Hogweed
    HoneysuckleIvy
    Ivy-leaved Duckweed
    Jointed Rush
    Lady-fern
    Lesser Burdock
    Lesser Celandine
    Lesser Hawkbit
    Lesser Spearwort
    Lesser Trefoil
    Ling Heather
    Lords-and-Ladies
    Maidenhair Spleen-wort
    Male-fern
    Marsh Birds-foot-trefoil
    Marsh Cudweed
    Marsh Marigold
    Marsh Pennywort
    Marsh Ragwort
    Marsh St. John’s-wort
    Marsh Thistle
    Meadow Buttercup
    Meadow Vetchling
    Meadowsweet
    Michaelmas Daisy
    Monkey Flower
    Montbretia
    Moss sp.
    Narrow-leaved Water-plantain
    Nipplewort
    Opposite-leaved Golden-saxifrage
    Ox-eye Daisy
    Oxford Ragwort
    Perforate St. John’s-wort
    Perrenial Rye-grass
    Pignut
    Pineapple Mayweed
    Pink Purslane
    Polypody
    Primrose
    Purple Moor-grass
    Purple-loosestrife
    Ragged Robin
    Ragwort
    Ramsons
    Red Campion
    Red Clover
    Red Fescue
    Red Valarian
    Redshank
    Reed Canary-grass
    Remote Sedge
    Ribwort Plantain
    Rigid Hornwort
    Rosebay Willowherb
    Rosebay Willowherb
    Rough Chervil
    Rough Hawk’s-beard
    Rough Meadow-grass
    Royal Fern
    Sanicle
    Scarlet Pimpernel
    Scentless Mayweed
    Self Heal
    Sharp-flowered rush
    Sheep’s Sorrel
    Sheep’s-fescue
    Shepherds Purse
    Silverweed
    Skullcap
    Slender Rush
    Slender St. John’s-wort
    Small Pondweed
    Smooth Hawk’s-beard
    Smooth Sow-thistle
    Sneezewort
    Soft Brome
    Soft Rush
    Soft Shield-fern
    Southern Marsh Orchid
    Spear Thistle
    Sphagnum Moss
    Square Stemmed St.John’s-wort
    Star Sedge
    Stinking Iris
    Sweet Vernal-grass
    Three-veined Sandwort
    Thyme-leaved Speedwell
    Toad Rush
    Tormentil
    Trailing St. John’s-wort
    Trailing Tormentil
    Trifid Bur Marigold
    Tufted Hair-grass
    Tufted vetch
    Water Cress
    Water Figwort
    Water Forget-me-not
    Water Horsetail
    Water Mint
    Water Plantain
    Wavy Bitter-cress
    Western Gorse
    White Bryony
    White Clover
    White Water-lily
    Wild Angelica
    Wild Carrot
    Wild Daffodil
    Wild Madder
    Wild Privet
    Wild Strawberry
    Wood Anemone
    Wood Avens
    Wood Dock
    Wood Sage
    Wood Sedge
    Wood Speedwell
    Wood Spurge
    Yarrow
    Yellow Archangel
    Yellow Iris
    Yellow Pimpernel
    Yorkshire Fog

  • Trees and shrubs

    Alder
    Alder Buckthorn
    Ash
    AspenBeechBird Cherry
    Blackthorn
    Bog Myrtle
    Broom
    Cherry Laurel
    Coastal Redwood
    Copper Beech
    Corsican Pine
    Crab Apple
    Deodar Cedar
    Douglas Fir
    Downy Birch
    Elder
    European Larch
    False Acacia
    Giant Fir
    Goat Willow
    Grey Alder
    Grey Willow
    Guelder-rose
    Hawthorn
    HazelHolly
    Holm Oak
    Hornbeam
    Horse Chestnut
    Hybrid Cypress
    Irish Yew
    Italian Alder
    Japanese Larch
    Japanese Red Cedar
    Juniper
    LaburnumLawson’s Cypress
    Monkey-puzzle
    Monterey Cypress
    Monterey Pine
    Norway Spruce
    Pendunculate Oak
    Privet
    Raoul Beech
    Red Oak
    Rhododendron
    Rowan / Mountain Ash
    Scots Pine
    Silver Birch
    Sitka Spruce

  • Butterflies

    Brimstone
    Brown Argus
    Brown Hairsteak
    Clouded Yellow
    Comma
    Common Blue
    Dingy Skipper
    Gatekeeper
    Grayling
    Green Hairstreak
    Green-veined White
    Grizzled Skipper
    Heath Fritillary
    High Brown Fritillary
    Holly Blue
    Large Skipper
    Large White
    Marbled White
    Marsh Fritillary
    Meadow Brown
    Orange-tip
    Painted Lady
    Peacock
    Pearl-bordered Fritillary
    Purple Hairstreak
    Red Admiral
    Ringlet
    Silver-washed FritillarySmall Copper
    Small Heath
    Small Skipper
    Small Tortoisehell
    Small White
    Speckled Wood
    Wall Brown
    White Admiral
    Wood White

  • Dragonflies and damselflies

    Azure Damselfly
    Banded Demoiselle Damselfly
    Beautiful Demoiselle Damselfly
    Black Darter
    Black-tailed Skimmer
    Blue-tailed Damselfly
    Broad-bodied Chaser
    Common Blue Damselfly
    Common Darter
    Common Hawker
    Downy Emerald
    Emerald Damselfly
    Emperor
    Four-spotted Chaser
    Golden-ringed
    Hairy
    Keeled Skimmer
    Large red Damselfly
    Migrant Hawker
    Red-eyed Damselfly
    Ruddy Darter
    Scarce blue-tailed Damselfly
    Small Red Damselfly
    Southern Hawker

  • Birds

    Barn Owl
    Barnacle Goose
    Bean Goose
    Bearded Tit
    Bittern
    Blackbird
    Blackcap
    Black-headed Gull
    Black-throated Diver
    Blue Tit
    Brambling
    Bullfinch
    Buzzard
    Canada Goose
    Carrion Crow
    Cetti’s Warbler
    Chaffinch
    Chiffchaff
    Chilean Teal
    Coal Tit
    Collared Dove
    Common Gull
    Common Sandpiper
    Common Tern
    Coot
    Cormorant
    Crossbill
    Cuckoo
    Curlew
    Dipper
    Dunnock
    Egyptian Goose
    Fieldfare
    Firecrest
    Gadwall
    Garden Warbler
    Goldcrest
    Goldeneye
    Goldfinch
    Goosander
    Goshawk
    Great Black-backed Gull
    Great Tit
    Great-crested Grebe
    Great-spotted Woodpecker
    Green Sandpiper
    Green Woodpecker
    Greenfinch
    Greenshank
    Grey Heron
    Grey Plover
    Grey Wagtail
    Greylag Goose
    Herring Gull
    Hobby
    Honey Buzzard
    House Martin
    House Sparrow
    Jack Snipe
    Jackdaw
    Jay
    Kestrel
    Kingfisher
    Lesser Black-backed Gull
    Lesser-spotted Woodpecker
    Linnet
    Little Egret
    Little Grebe
    Long-tailed Duck
    Long-tailed Tit
    Magpie
    Mallard
    Mandarin Duck
    Marsh Tit
    Meadow Pipit
    Mistle Thrush
    Moorhen
    Mute Swan
    Night Heron
    Nightingale
    Nightjar
    Nuthatch
    Peregrine Falcon
    Pheasant
    Pied Flycatcher
    Pied Wagtail
    Pintail
    Pochard
    Raven
    Redpoll
    Redstart
    Redwing
    Reed Bunting
    Reed Warbler
    Robin
    Rook
    Sand Martin
    Sedge Warbler
    Shelduck
    Shovelor
    Siskin
    Skylark
    Smew
    Snipe
    Song Thrush
    Sora Rail
    Sparrowhawk
    Spotted Flycatcher
    Starling
    Swallow
    Swift
    Tawny Owl
    Teal
    Tree Pipit
    Treecreeper
    Tufted Duck
    Water Rail
    Whimbrel
    Wigeon
    Willow Tit
    Willow Warbler
    Wood Pigeon
    Wood Warbler
    Woodcock
    Wren
    Yellow Wagtail
    Yellowhammer

  • Reptiles and amphibians

    Adder
    Common Frog
    Common Lizard
    Common Newt
    Common Toad
    Grass Snake
    Palmate Newt
    Slow Worm
    Alien Species: Red-eared Terrapin

  • Mammals

    Badger
    Bank Vole
    Brown Rat
    Common Dormouse
    Common Long-eared Bat
    Common Shrew
    Daubenton’s Bat
    Field Vole
    Fox
    Greater horseshoe Bat
    Grey Squirrel
    Hedgehog
    Lesser horesehoe Bat
    Mink
    Mole
    Noctule Bat
    Otter
    Pipistrelle Bat
    Pygmy Shrew
    Rabbit
    Roe Deer
    Stoat
    Water Shrew
    Weasel
    Wood Mouse

  • Fish

    Brook Lamprey
    Eel
    Perch
    Pike
    Roach
    Rudd Tench
    Three-spined Stickleback

  • Miscellaneous

    Alder Fly
    Backswimmer sp.
    Broad Bordered Bee Hawk Moth
    Caddis Fly sp.
    Caddis Fly sp.
    Common Backswimer
    Cranefly sp.
    Cranefly sp.
    Ephemeropteram sp.
    Fly sp.
    Four-spotted Leaf Beetle sp.
    Freshwater Limpit sp.
    Garden Tiger Moth
    Glow-worm
    Great Pond Snail
    Great Ramshorn Snail
    Hog Louse
    Hornet
    Horsefly sp.
    Hoverfly sp.
    Hoverfly sp.
    Hoverfly sp.
    Hoverfly sp.
    Jenkin’s Spire Snail
    Jersey Tiger Moth
    Large Longhorn Beetle sp.
    Large red-belted Clearwing
    Lesser Stag Beetle
    Lesser Water Boatman
    Midge sp.
    Narrow Bordered Bee Hawk Moth
    Orange Upperwing Moth
    Orb Shell Cockle sp.
    Orb Shell Cockle sp.
    Plant Bug sp.
    Plant Bug sp.
    Poplar Leaf Beetle
    Saucer Bug
    Scarlet Tiger Moth
    Silver Y Moth
    Six-spot burnet Moth
    Snail Killing Fly sp.
    Snail Killing Fly sp.
    Snail sp.
    Snail sp.
    Snail sp.
    Snipe Fly sp.
    Spider sp.
    Stag Beetle
    Trichoptera sp.