Nature and wildlife

Garston Park

Habitats include woodland, neutral grassland and wetland. The woodland is dominated by oak, ash and sycamore.

Wildlife

Mammals

Grey Squirrel; Muntjac Deer; Red Fox; Common Pipistrelle bat

Birds

Great Spotted Woodpecker; Green Woodpecker; Jay; Blackcap; Garden Warbler

Reptiles

Slow worm

Insects

Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper butterflies

Trees

Oak; Ash; Sycamore; Hazel; English Elm; Field Maple; Hawthorn; Willow; Silver Birch

Plants

Neutral grassland: Ox-eye Daisy; Agrimony; Black Knapweed; Bird’s-foot-trefoil; Meadow Buttercup

Wetland: Lesser Pond Sedge; Reed Canary Grass; Common Reedmace

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