Wildlife in Lancashire

Wildlife in Lancashire

Mammals in Lancashire

There are 55 species of mammals recorded as found in Lancashire.

45 Khz Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
American Mink (Neovison vison)
Bank Vole (Myodes glareolus)
Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Daubenton's Bat (Myotis daubentonii)
Feral Sheep (Ovis aries)
Field Vole (Microtus agrestis)
Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Mole (Talpa europaea)
Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Stoat (Mustela erminea)
Water Vole (Arvicola amphibius)
Brandt's Bat (Myotis brandtii)
Chinese Barking Deer (Muntiacus reevesi)
Noctule (Nyctalus noctula)
Pony (Equus ferus)
Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)
Stoat (Mustela erminea subsp. erminea)
Black Rat (Rattus rattus)
House Mouse (Mus musculus)
Natterer's Bat (Myotis nattereri)
Serotine (Eptesicus serotinus)
Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Common Seal (Phoca vitulina)
Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)
55 Khz Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus)
Badger (Meles meles)
Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)
Common Shrew (Sorex araneus)
Domestic Cat (Felis catus)
Field Mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus)
Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)
Water Shrew (Neomys fodiens)
Weasel (Mustela nivalis)
Brown Long-Eared Bat (Plecotus auritus)
Fallow Deer (Dama dama)
Otter (Lutra lutra)
Pygmy Shrew (Sorex minutus)
Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris)
Whiskered Bat (Myotis mystacinus)
Harvest Mouse (Micromys minutus)
Nathusius' Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii)
Polecat-Ferret (Mustela furo x putorius)
Whiskered/Brandt's Bat (Myotis mystacinus/brandtii)
Lesser Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros)
(Nyctalus/Eptesicus agg.)
Common Dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius)

Birds in Lancashire

There are 130 species of birds recorded as found in Lancashire.

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Black-Headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Cetti's Warbler (Cettia cetti)
Common Swift (Apus apus)
Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)
French Partridge (Alectoris rufa)
Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Lesser Redpoll (Acanthis cabaret)
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Long-Tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)
Mandarin (Aix galericulata)
Pale-Bellied Brent Goose (Branta bernicla subsp. hrota)
Pintail (Anas acuta)
Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides)
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)
Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Greenfinch (Chloris chloris)
Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Little Owl (Athene noctua)
Long-Eared Owl (Asio otus)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)
Pink-Footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Pochard (Aythya ferina)
Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Short-Eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Teal (Anas crecca)
Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris)
Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Wigeon (Anas penelope)

Reptiles in Lancashire

There are 12 species of reptiles recorded as found in Lancashire.

Grass Snake (Natrix helvetica)
Red-eared Terrapin (Trachemys scripta)
Adder (Vipera berus)
Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Sand Lizard (Lacerta agilis)
Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
Red-eared Terrapin (Trachemys scripta subsp. elegans)
Slow-worm (Anguis fragilis)
Common Lizard (Zootoca vivipara)
Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta)
European Pond Terrapin (Emys orbicularis)
Wall Lizard (Podarcis muralis)

Amphibians in Lancashire

There are 6 species of amphibians recorded as found in Lancashire.

Common Frog (Rana temporaria)
Great Crested Newt (Triturus cristatus)
Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris)
Common Toad (Bufo bufo)
Palmate Newt (Lissotriton helveticus)
Natterjack Toad (Epidalea calamita)