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Vertebrates other than Birds (Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles and Mammals)

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Content last updated: 18 Jul 2019

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Notes on the Species
CLASS PETROMYZONTI  
ORDER PETROMYZONTIFORMES  
Family Petromyzontidae   northern lamphreys  
Lampetra planeri   Brook Lamprey Extinct. L 1954
CLASS ACTINOPTERYGII   bony fish  
ORDER SALMONIFORMES  
Family Salmonidae   salmon, trout and relatives  
Salmo trutta trutta   Brown Trout Fairly common. P 1995
ORDER ESOCIFORMES  
Family Esocidae   pikes and pickerels  
Esox lucius   Pike Very common. P 1995
ORDER CYPRINIFORMES  
Family Cobitidae   true loaches  
Cobitis taenia   Spined Loach Doubtful. D
Family Cyprinidae   carps, minnows and relatives  
Abramis brama   Bream Common. P 1998-
Cyprinus carpio   Carp Common. P 1998-
Gobio gobio   Gudgeon Uncommon. P 1990~
Leuciscus cephalus   Chub Common, but localised. P 1995~
Phoxinus phoxinus   Minnow Extinct. L 1965-
Rutilus rutilus   Roach Very common. P 1998-
Scardinius erythrophthalmus   Rudd Rare. P 1990~
Tinca tinca   Tench Common. P 1995
ORDER ANGUILLIFORMES  
Family Anguillidae   freshwater eels  
Anguilla anguilla   Eel Not common. P 1995~
ORDER GASTEROSTEIFORMES  
Family Gasterosteidae   sticklebacks and relatives  
Gasterosteus aculeatus   Three-spined Stickleback Common. P 2013
ORDER PERCIFORMES  
Family Percidae  
Gymnocephalus cernua   Ruffe Very rare. P 1993
Perca fluviatilis   Perch Fairly common. P 1995~
ORDER SCORPAENIFORMES  
Family Cottidae  
Cottus gobio   Bullhead Common. P 2013
CLASS AMPHIBIA  
ORDER CAUDATA   tailed amphibians  
Family Salamandridae   salamanders and newts  
Lissotriton vulgaris vulgaris (Triturus vulgaris)   Smooth Newt Common. P 2013
Triturus cristatus cristatus   Great Crested Newt Not common. P 1995
Triturus helveticus helveticus   Palmate Newt Doubtful. D
ORDER SALIENTIA   tail-less amphibians  
Family Bufonidae   toads  
Bufo bufo bufo   Common Toad Numerous. P 2013
Family Ranidae   frogs  
Rana temporaria temporaria   Common Frog Common. P 2017
CLASS REPTILIA  
ORDER TESTUDINES   terrapins, tortoises, and turtles  
Family Emydidae  
Pseudemys scripta   Red-eared Terrapin Present? M 1999
ORDER SQUAMATA   lizards and snakes  
Family Lacertidae   true lizards  
Lacerta agilis agilis   Sand Lizard Not present. L 1975-
Lacerta vivipara   Common or Viviparous Lizard Seen every year since at least 2006. P 2019
Family Anguidae  
Anguis fragilis fragilis   Slow-worm Rare. P 1993
Family Colubridae  
Natrix natrix natrix   Grass Snake Rare. P 1993
Family Viperidae   vipers  
Vipera berus berus   Adder Not present. L 1940~
CLASS MAMMALIA  
ORDER EULIPOTYPHLA   hedgehogs, shrews, moles and relatives  
Family Talpidae  
Talpa europaea   Mole Rare. P 1995~
Family Erinaceidae  
Erinaceus europaeus   Hedgehog Not common. P 1998
Family Soricidae   true shrews  
Neomys fodiens   Water Shrew Rare and localised. P 1998
Sorex araneus   Common Shrew Common. P 1996
Sorex minutus   Pygmy Shrew Probably present. M 1965-
ORDER CHIROPTERA   bats  
Family Vespertilionidae  
Myotis mystacinus   Whiskered Bat Probably extinct. M 1965
Myotis daubentonii   Daubenton's Bat Common. P 2013
Nyctalus leisleri   Leisler's Bat Unconfirmed. D
Nyctalus noctula   Noctule Common, but not gregarious. P 2013
Pipistrellus pipistrellus s.l.   Pipistrelle Very common. P 2002
Pipistrellus pipistrellus s.s.   Common Pipistrelle P 2013
Pipistrellus pygmaeus   Soprano Pipistrelle P 2013
Plecotus auritus   Long-eared Bat Probably present. M 1998
ORDER CARNIVORA  
Family Canidae   dogs  
Vulpes vulpes   Fox Common, breeds in the park. P 2013
Family Mustelidae  
Lutra lutra   Otter Unconfirmed. D
Meles meles   Badger Extinct until recently. P 2013
Mustela putoris   Polecat Extinct. L 1880~
Mustela erminea   Stoat Not common. P 1998
Mustela nivalis   Weasel Not common. P 1999
Mustela vison   American Mink Unconfirmed. D
ORDER LAGOMORPHA  
Family Leporidae   rabbits and hares  
Oryctolagus cuniculus   Rabbit Numerous. P 1998
Lepus capensis   Common Hare Probably extinct. L 1970~
ORDER RODENTIA  
Family Muridae  
Apodemus sylvaticus   Field Mouse Numerous. P 1997
Arvicola terrestris   Water Vole Not numerous. P 1994
Clethrionomys glareolus   Bank Vole Common. P 1997
Meriones unguiculatus   Mongolian Gerbil Not present. L 1990~
Micromys minutus   Harvest Mouse Present. P 2000
Microtus agrestis   Field Vole Numerous. P 1997
Mus musculus   House Mouse Probably present. P 1896-
Rattus norvegicus   Brown Rat Numerous. P 1992
Family Sciuridae   squirrels  
Sciurus vulgaris   Red Squirrel Extinct. L 1957
Sciurus carolinensis   Grey Squirrel Numerous. P 2013
ORDER ARTIODACTYLA   even-toed ungulates  
Family Cervidae   deer  
Muntiacus reevesi   Muntjac Present. P 2000
Capreolus capreolus   Roe Deer Highly Dubious. D
Cervus elaphus   Red Deer Not present. L 2000