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Wildlife

Farmer Gow's efforts to increase the bio-diversity of Henleaze Farm may be evidenced through its increasing wild bird population.  The 38 species listed below have been witnessed to be living and/or feeding on the farm.

       

 

 

 

 

 

Sparrowhawk - male

Short-eared owl
   

The RSPB has divided the UK's wild birds into three categories of conservation importance - red, amber and green.

   

RED is the highest conservation priority, with species needing urgent action. AMBER is the next most critical group, followed by GREEN.

   

50% of the wild bird species living and feeding at Farmer Gow's are on the RSPB's Red or Amber lists.

   
 

RED - 10 endangered wild bird species ~

  • Fieldfare 
  • Grey Partridge
  • House Sparrow
  • Lapwing
  • Linnet
  • Redwing
  • Skylark
  • Song Thrush
  • Starling
  • Yellow Wagtail
 

AMBER - 8 wild bird species ~

  • Barn Owl
  • Dunnock (Hedge Sparrow)
  • Kestrel
  • Reed Bunting
  • Short-eared Owl
  • Swallow
  • Wheatear
  • Yellowhammer
 

GREEN - 19 wild bird species ~

  • Blackbird
  • Blue Tit
  • Buzzard
  • Chaffinch
  • Carrion Crow
  • Collard Dove
  • Goldfinch
  • Great Tit
  • Greenfinch
  • Jackdaw 
  • Long Tailed Tit
  • Magpie
  • Pheasant 
  • Pied Wagtail
  • Robin
  • Rook
  • Sparrowhawk
  • Wood Pigeon
  • Wren
   

 

 
   

 

 

 

 

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