The Wildlife of
Cragside

 
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About Cragside

National Trust LinkCragside was the home of Lord Armstrong, and was built in Victorian times, perched on the edge of a rock face. There is a good range of wildlife environments here including formal gardens, river, lakes, and woods, Click on the Oak Leaf to see the National Trust's website for Wallington

My visits here are from 2019 onwards

New Species


September 2021Mon 20thBlack Darter
Mon 20thSouthern Hawker
Mon 20thTreecreeper

August 2021Wed 25thBlackclock Beetle
Wed 25thBrown China-mark
Wed 25thComma
Wed 25thEar Moth
Wed 25thGarden Spider
Tue 10thBlue Shieldbug
Tue 10thCentipede
Tue 10thCommon Darter
Tue 10thCommon Grass-veneer
Tue 10thDagger Fly
Tue 10thField Grasshopper
Tue 10thFlesh Fly
Tue 10thGreen Leafhopper
Tue 10thKentish Snail
Tue 10thLarge White
Tue 10thLissonata Setosa
Tue 10thMeadow Grasshopper
Tue 10thOak Lantern Moth
Tue 10thPale Straw Pearl Moth
Tue 10thPheasant
Tue 10thRed-tailed Bumblebee
Tue 10thScutigerella
Tue 10thSeven-spot Ladybird
Tue 10thSilver-Y Moth
Tue 10thSpiked Shieldbug
Tue 10thWolf Spider
Tue 10thWoodlouse

Birds

Birds of PreyWarblers, Crests and FlycatchersTits, Nuthatches and Tree Creepers
Dippers, Dunnocks, Wrens and StarlingsLarks, Pipits and WagtailsCorvids
Ducks, Grebes and CootsHerons and EgretsFinches and Buntings
Pigeons and PheasantsGeese and SwansGulls
Thrushes and Chats

Insects

ButterfliesDragonfliesDamselflies
MothsBeesBumblebees
WaspsBeetlesBugs
FliesHover-flies

All the other Animals

MammalsReptilesPond Life
GrasshoppersSpidersMolluscs
Arthropods