Animals at Tipton’s Croft

Here’s a small selection of the animals that visit the croft.

Amphibia
  • Frog, common
  • Newt: Great Crested, smooth
  • Toad, common
Birds
  • Buzzard
  • Cormorant (rare)
  • Corvids: carrion crow, jackdaw, jay, magpie, rook
  • Curlew
  • Ducks: mallard
  • Falcons: kestrel, peregrine
  • Finch: goldfinch, chaffinch, bullfinch
  • Goose: greylag goose, Canada goose
  • Heron
  • House martin
  • Little egret (rare)
  • Moorhen
  • Partridge, red-legged
  • Pheasant, common
  • Lapwing
  • Nuthatch
  • Owls: barn owl, little owl, tawny owl
  • Oystercatcher (rare)
  • Pidgeon: collared dove, stock dove, woodpigeon
  • Red kite
  • Robin
  • Snipe (rare)
  • Sparrow, house
  • Starling
  • Swallow, barn
  • Swan, mute
  • Thrush: blackbird, fieldfare, song thrush
  • Tit: blue tit, great tit
  • Treecreeper
  • Wagtail, pied
  • Woodpecker, great spotted
  • Wren
Fish
  • Grass carp (non-native)
  • Perch
  • Roach
  • Stickleback, three-spined
Mammals
  • Badger
  • Bats: common pipistrelle, Daubenton’s
  • Deer, muntjac (rare)
  • Fox, red
  • Hare, brown
  • Hedgehog
  • Mole, European
  • Mouse, field
  • Rabbit, European
  • Shrew, common
  • Squirrel, grey
  • Vole, field
  • Weasel
Other
  • Various butterflies, damselflies, dragonflies, moths (we’re working on a full list!)

Lists under development: they will get longer!

Updated January 2022