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Wild Animals In Our Local Area

After we looked at the different plants and animals that Evie found in the Wild Wood, we decided to find out what is in our local area.

Click on the links to find out about the different species that can be found on Ferndown Common.

Heathland video:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats/Heath_(habitat)

 

REPTILES:

Common Lizard:

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife-explorer/reptiles/common-lizard

https://animalcorner.co.uk/animals/common-lizard/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Viviparous_lizard video

 

Adder:

http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/common_adder_facts/453/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Vipera_berus video

http://www.letsgowild.co.uk/wildlife-fact/adder

 

MINIBEASTS

Dragonflies:

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-dragonflies/

https://www.coolkidfacts.com/dragonfly-facts-for-kids/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Dragonfly video

 

silver studded blue butterfly:

https://www.britishbutterflies.co.uk/species-info.asp?vernacular=Silver-studded%20Blue

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/butterfly.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Lepidoptera#p00cqd8s butterfly video

 

BIRDS

Dartford warbler:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Dartford_Warbler#p0086dyd video

https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/dartford-warbler/

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife-explorer/birds/tits-crests-and-warblers/dartford-warbler

 

Nightjar:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/European_Nightjar

http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/european_nightjar_facts/2087/

 

PLANTS

Sundews:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Drosera video

http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/discover/plants-fungi/bog-flowers/sundews/

 

Purple heather:

http://www.softschools.com/facts/plants/common_heather_facts/1203/


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