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Vertebrates other than Birds (Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles and Mammals)

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Content last updated: 23 Jun 2017

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The species name will be highlighted if it was not listed as Present in the latest edition of the booklet covering this group.

Notes on the Species
CLASS OSTEICHTHYES   bony fish  
ORDER PETROMYZIFORMES  
Lampetra planeri   Brook Lamprey Extinct. L 1954
ORDER ISOSPONDYLI  
Salmo trutta trutta   Brown Trout Fairly common. P 1995
ORDER HAPLONI  
Esox lucius   Pike Very common. P 1995
ORDER OSTARIOPHYSI  
Gobio gobio   Gudgeon Uncommon. P 1990~
Tinca tinca   Tench Common. P 1995
Phoxinus phoxinus   Minnow Extinct. L 1965-
Scardinius erythrophthalmus   Rudd Rare. P 1990~
Leuciscus cephalus   Chub Common, but localised. P 1995~
Cobitis taenia   Spined Loach Doubtful. D
Family Cyprinidae  
Cyprinus carpio   Carp Common. P 1998-
Abramis brama   Bream Common. P 1998-
Rutilus rutilus   Roach Very common. P 1998-
ORDER APODES  
Anguilla anguilla   Eel Not common. P 1995~
ORDER THORACOSTEI  
Family Gasterosteidae  
Gasterosteus aculeatus   Three-spined Stickleback Common. P 2013
ORDER PERCOMORPHI  
Perca fluviatilis   Perch Fairly common. P 1995~
Gymnocephalus cernua   Ruffe Very rare. P 1993
ORDER SCLEROPAREI  
Cottus gobio   Bullhead Common. P 2013
CLASS AMPHIBIA  
ORDER CAUDATA   tailed amphibians  
Triturus cristatus cristatus   Great Crested Newt Not common. P 1995
Triturus helveticus helveticus   Palmate Newt Doubtful. D
Triturus vulgaris vulgaris (Lissotriton vulgaris)   Smooth Newt Common. P 2013
ORDER SALIENTIA   tail-less amphibians  
Family Bufonidae  
Bufo bufo bufo   Common Toad Numerous. P 2013
Family Ranidae  
Rana temporaria temporaria   Common Frog Common. P 2017
CLASS REPTILIA  
ORDER TESTUDINES   terrapins, tortoises, and turtles  
Pseudemys scripta   Red-eared Terrapin Present? M 1999
ORDER SQUAMATA   lizards and snakes  
Lacerta vivipara   Common or Viviparous Lizard Not common. P 1999
Lacerta agilis agilis   Sand Lizard Not present. L 1975-
Anguis fragilis fragilis   Slow-worm Rare. P 1993
Natrix natrix natrix   Grass Snake Rare. P 1993
Vipera berus berus   Adder Rare, may be extinct. L 1940~
CLASS MAMMALIA  
ORDER INSECTIVORA   insectivores  
Family Talpidae  
Talpa europaea   Mole Rare. P 1995~
Family Erinaceidae  
Erinaceus europaeus   Hedgehog Not common. P 1998
Family Soricidae  
Neomys fodiens   Water Shrew Rare and localised. P 1998
Sorex araneus   Common Shrew Common. P 1996
Sorex minutus   Pygmy Shrew Probably present. M 1965-
ORDER CHIROPTERA   bats  
Family Vespertilionidae  
Myotis mystacinus   Whiskered Bat Probably extinct. M 1965
Myotis daubentonii   Daubenton's Bat Common. P 2013
Nyctalus leisleri   Leisler's Bat Unconfirmed. D
Nyctalus noctula   Noctule Common, but not gregarious. P 2013
Pipistrellus pipistrellus s.l.   Pipistrelle Very common. P 2002
Pipistrellus pipistrellus s.s.   Common Pipistrelle P 2013
Pipistrellus pygmaeus   Soprano Pipistrelle P 2013
Plecotus auritus   Long-eared Bat Probably present. M 1998
ORDER CARNIVORA  
Family Canidae  
Vulpes vulpes   Fox Common, breeds in the park. P 2013
Family Mustelidae  
Lutra lutra   Otter Unconfirmed. D
Meles meles   Badger Extinct until recently. P 2013
Mustela putoris   Polecat Extinct. L 1880~
Mustela erminea   Stoat Not common. P 1998
Mustela nivalis   Weasel Not common. P 1999
Mustela vison   American Mink Unconfirmed. D
ORDER LAGOMORPHA   rabbits and hares  
Family Leporidae  
Oryctolagus cuniculus   Rabbit Numerous. P 1998
Lepus capensis   Common Hare Probably extinct. L 1970~
ORDER RODENTIA  
Meriones unguiculatus   Mongolian Gerbil Not present. L 1990~
Family Muridae  
Clethrionomys glareolus   Bank Vole Common. P 1997
Microtus agrestis   Field Vole Numerous. P 1997
Arvicola terrestris   Water Vole Not numerous. P 1994
Apodemus sylvaticus   Field Mouse Numerous. P 1997
Rattus norvegicus   Brown Rat Numerous. P 1992
Micromys minutus   Harvest Mouse Present. P 2000
Mus musculus   House Mouse Probably present. P 1896-
Family Sciuridae  
Sciurus vulgaris   Red Squirrel Extinct. L 1957
Sciurus carolinensis   Grey Squirrel Numerous. P 2013
ORDER ARTIODACTYLA   even-toed ungulates  
Family Cervidae  
Muntiacus reevesi   Muntjac Present. P 2000
Capreolus capreolus   Roe Deer Highly Dubious. D
Cervus elaphus   Red Deer Not present. L 2000