Bushfield Down Supporters Group

Working to preserve
Bushfield Down
and its surrounding area

 

 

 
 

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Fauna & Flora Details

Photographs: Public meeting -  20th September 2003

 

Photographs: Bushfield Down Area

 

Wildlife in the Bushfield Down Area

THREAT TO BIRDS IN THE BUSHFIELD AREA

Breeding birds at Bushfield:

There are 5 Red List species (of high conservation concern):
Bullfinch
Linnet
Song Thrush
Turtle Dove
Yellowhammer

There are a further 8 species on the updated Amber List (medium conservation concern)
Dunnock
Green Woodpecker
Kestrel
Lapwing
Mistle Thrush
Stock Dove
Swallow (they breed in the old buildings)
Willow Warbler.

The birdlife alone strengthen the case for conservation of this habitat.
 

 

 
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