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Wildlife Watch – Rainford

Friday 24th April 2015

Welcome to our latest edition of ‘Wildlife Watch’ at GreenAcres – Rainford

Our woodland warden Richard Cullen has been working with Merseyside Bio Bank by carrying out wildlife transects at the park.

Below is a list of some of the wildlife that has been spotted.

  • Orange tip butterfly
  • Peacock butterfly
  • Brimstone butterfly
  • Buzzard
  • Black bird
  • Wren
  • Wood pigeon
  • Tree Sparrow
  • Great Tit
  • Blue tit
  • Pied wagtail
  • Grey Squirrel
  • Stoat
  • Rabbit
  • Chaffinch
  • Robin
  • Song thrush
  • Moorhen
  • Hen pheasant
  • Cock pheasant
  • Carrion crow
  • Kestrel
  • Nuthatch
  • Canada goose
  • Long tailed tit
  • Black cap
  • Dunnock

We have also seen blossom appear on our beautiful orchard trees and the bluebells are starting to wake from their winter slumber.

Please feel free to take a walk around the park or pop in for a free tea or coffee and a chat.

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