SpeciesObservations
Mammals

Grey squirrels Sciurus carolinensis and hedgehogs Erinaceus europaeus regularly observed in Deer Park, Scholars', Fellows' and Master's gardens. There are also occasional sightings of muntjac deer Muntiacus reevesi, red fox Vulpes vulpes and house mouse Mus musculus Despite its name there are no deer in the Deer Park (fallow deer Dama dama were there from 1857 until 1934, but they never prospered).
bats

common pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus and soprano pipistrelle P. pygmaeus calls recorded in Scholars' Garden (March 2018) showing higher frequency of the soprano pipistrelle (right)
long-tailed tit

Aegithalos caudatus

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
blue tit

Cyanistes caeruleus

Deer Park - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
great tit

Parus major

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden- regular (recorded March 2018 onwards)
wren

Troglodytes troglodytes

Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
goldcrest

Regulus regulus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
common chaffinch

Fringilla coelebs

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded March 2018 onwards)
European robin

Erithacus rubecula

Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded March 2018 onwards)
blackbird

Turdus merula

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
wood pigeon

Columba palumbus

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
crow

Corvus corone

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
magpie

Pica pica

Deer Park, Scholars' Garden - regular (recorded October 2017 onwards)
green woodpecker

Picus viridis

Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
dunnock

Prunella modularis

Scholars' Garden - resident (recorded November 2017 onwards)
ring-neck pheasant

Phasianus colchicus

regular in Scholars' Garden and Deer Park 2016, not recorded in 2017, one male seen Feburary-April 2018
other birds

seen before October 2017: sparrowhawk, kestrel, peregrine, jay, song thrush, greenfich, goldfinch. Non-resident birds flying over: cormorant, little egret, red kite
grass snake

Natrix natrix

reported before October 2017
blue-grey earthworm

Octolasion cyaneum

Deer Park - October 2017
chestnut worm

Lumbricus castaneus

Deer Park - October 2018
earthworm (immature)

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
glass snail

Aeginopella hammonis

Deer Park - October 2018
grove snail

Cepaea nemoralis

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
toothless chrysalis snail

Columella edentula

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
garden snail

Cornu aspersa

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
rayed glass snail

Nesovitrea hammonis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
cellar glass snail

Oxychilus cellarius

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
glass snail

Oxychilus draparnaudi

Deer Park - March 2018
glossy glass snail

Oxychilus navarricus helveticucus

Deer Park - October 2017
hairy snail

Trochulus hispidus

Deer Park, Master's Garden - October 2017, March 2018
strawberry snail

Trochulus striolatus

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
eccentric grass snail

Vallonia excentrica

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
spotted false-keeled slug

Arion c. circumscriptus

Deer Park - October 2018
Durham slug

Arion flagellus

Deer Park - October 2017
southern garden slug

Arion hortenis

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017
hedgehog slug

Arion intermedium

Deer Park - October 2018
netted field slug

Deroceras reticulatum

Deer Park - March 2018
northern field slug

Deroceras agreste

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017
green cellar slug

Limacus maculatus

Deer Park - October 2018
ash-black slug

Limax cinereoniger

Deer Park - October 2018
Budapest slug

Tandonia budapestensis

Scholars' Garden, Deer Park - October 2017
centipede

Cryptops anomalus

Deer Park - October 2017
centipede

Cryptops hortensis

Deer Park - October 2017
Geophilomorph centipede

Geophilus electricus

Deer Park - March 2018
Geophilomorph centipede

Geophilus flavus

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
centipede

Lithobius crassipes

Deer Park - October 2017
centipede

Lithobius melanops

Deer Park - October 2017
millipede

Proteroiulus fuscus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
mite - Ologamasidae

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March 2018
soil mite

Euzetes globulus (=nitens)

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March 2018
mite

Geholaspis longispinosus

Deer Park - October 2017
soil mite Orobatida

Opiella subrectina

Deer Park - Marh 2018 2017
harvestman

Paroligolophus agrestis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
harvestman

Platybunus triangularis

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
spider

Amaurobius ferox

Deer Park - March 2018
spider

Amaurobius similis

Deer Park - October 2017
spider

Clubiona comta

Scholars' Garden - March-April 2018
spider

Drapetisca socialis

Deer Park - March 2018
spider

Enoplagnatha thoracica

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
walnut orb-weaver spider

Nuctenea umbratca

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
wolf spider

Pardosa amentata

Deer Park - March 2018
running crab spider

Philodromus dispar

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
spider

Pholcomma gibbum

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
spider

Pisaura mirabilis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
spider

Robertus arundineti

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March 2018
spider

Robertus lividus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
spider

Rugathodes insignis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
crab spider

Xysticus ristatus

Scholars' Garden - April 2017
rabbit hutch spider

Steatoda bipunctata

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
house spider

Tegentaria agrestis

Deer Park - March 2018
long-jawed orbweb spider

Tetragnatha montana

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
spider

Theonoe minutissima

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
missing-sector orbweb spider

Zygiella x-notata

Deer Park - October 2017, March-April 2018
common pill woodlouse

Armadillium vulgare

Deer Park - March 2018
common shiny woodlouse

Oniscus asellus

Deer Park - October 2017, March 2018
common striped woodlouse

Philoscia muscorum

Scholars' Garden - October 2017, Deer Park - March 2018
woodlouse

Porcellio dilatus

Deer Park - March 2018
woodlouse

Porcellio scaber

Deer Park - October 2017
common pygmy woodlouse

Trichoniscus pusillus

Deer Park - March 2018
Daphnia and copepods

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
springtail

Tomocerus vulgaris

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Allacma fusca

Deer Park - March 2018
springtail

Ceratophysella bengtssoni

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Deuteraphorura inermis

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
springtail

Dicyrtoma fusca

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Entomobrya marginata

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
springtail

Entomobrya nivalis

Deer Park - March 2018
springtail

Orchesella cincta

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden - October 2017, March 2018
gall midge

Cecidomyiidae

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
phantom midge

Chaborus crystallinus

Deer Park - April 2018
phantom midge

Chironomus plumosus

Deer Park - April 2018
phantom midge

Eurycnemus crassipes

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
phantom midge

Diamesa campestris

Deer Park - April 2018
cranefly

Limonia flavipes

Deer Park - October 2017
scuttle fly

Gymnophora sp.

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
flower fly

Limnophora nigripes

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
marmalade hoverfly

Episyrphus balteatus

Scholars' Garden - October 2017 (larva)
hoverfly

Sericomyia silentis

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
bee fly

Bombylius major

Deer Park - Apri 2018
hunter fly

Coenosia agromyzina

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
hunter fly

Limnophora triangua

Deer Park - Aprilr 2018
house fly

Hebecnema vespertina

Deer Park - April 2018
house fly

Phaonia palpata

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
flesh fly

Macronychia griseola

Deer Park - Deer Park 2018
soldierfly larva

Chloromyia formosa

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
soldierfly larva

Microchrysa polita

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
common awl-fly

Xylophagus ater

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
grass fly (Chloropidae)

Diplotoxa messoria

Deer Park - April 2018
yellow swarming fly (Chloropidae)

Thaumatomyia notata

Deer Park - April 2018
holly leaf miner

Phytomyza ilicis

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
book louse

Ectopsocus petersi

Deer Park - October 2017
Lygaeid bug

Eremocoris podgricus

Deer Park - October 2017
birch shield bug

Elasmostethus interstinctus

Deer Park - March 2018
bronze shield bug

Troilus luridus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
black bean aphid

Aphis fabae

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
potato aphid

Macrosiphum euphorbiae

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
shallot aphid

Myzus asclonicus

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
leafhopper

Empoasca vitis

Scholars' Garden - March & April 2018
pondskater

Gerris lateralis

Deer Park - April 2018
rove beetle

Tachyporus pusilus

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
harlequin ladybird

Harmonia axyridis

Scholars' Garden - October 2017
7-spot ladybird

Cocinella septempunctata

Scholars' & Master's Garden - October 2017, March 2018
two-spot ladybird

Adalia bipunctata

Deer Park - April 2018
pollen beetle

Meligethes aeneus

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
pollen beetle

Meligethes viridescens

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
round fungus beetle

Ptomaphagus medius

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
pea weevil

Sitona lineatus

Deer Park - April 2018
flea beetle - Chrysomeidae

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
tortoiseshell butterfly

Aglais urticae

Deer Park - March 2018
brimstone butterfly

Gonepteryx rhamni

Deer Park - March 2018
large white butterfly

Pieris brassicae

Deer Park - April 2018
double square-spot moth

Xestia triangulum

Deer Park - March 2018
black ant

Lasius niger

Deer Park & Scholars' Garden, in trees - March 2018
ant

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
honey bee

Apis melifera

Scholars' Garden - March 2018
early bumblebee

Bombus pratorum

Deer Park - April 2018
bronze furrow bee

Halictis tumulorum

Scholars' Garden - April 2018
Marsham's nomad bee

Nomada marshamella

Deer Park - March 2018

Contact

Justin Gerlach by e-mail