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Guide to British Animals and Birds

This section will contain our information on British animals. We started with a guide to edible British shellfish and insects; expect information on tracks, spoor, snares and fish traps to appear later.

List of British Animals

Sections:

Edible British Shellfish and Insects

Animal Articles

Adder
American Mink
Bear, Grizzly
Brown Rat
Common Frog
Common Lizard
Edible Dormouse
Grass Snake
Hare, European
Hare, Mountain
Hedgehog
Mole, European
Muntjac Deer
Orkney Vole
Pine Marten
Rabbit
Rat, Black
Red Deer
Sand Lizard
Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)
Skomer Vole
Slow Worm
Smooth Snake
Squirrel, Grey
Stoat
Water Vole

Bird Genera

Aix (ducks)
Anser (Grey Geese)
Branta (Grey Geese)
Cygnus (Swan)
Sterna (typical white terns)
Tadorna (Shelduck)

Birds

Arctic Tern
Barn Owl
Blue Tit
Canada Goose
Carrion Crow
Coal Tit
Common Pheasant
Common Tern (Sterna Nirundo)
Green Woodpecker
Grey Heron
Grey Phalarope
Hooded Crow
Honey Buzzard
Jackdaw
Mute Swan
Raven
Rook (Corvus frugilegus)
Roseate Tern (Sterna Dougallii)
Sandwich Tern (Sterna Sandvicensis)
Sparrow Hawk
Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
Woodcock
Woodlark (Lullula arborea)

Insects

Bumble Bee, Red Tailed
Hornet, European

Bats

Barbastelle Bat (Barbastella barbastellus)
Grey Long-eared Bat (Plecotus austriacus)
Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus)

Non-British Animals

Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus)