Wildlife

Nature in Barcombe Parish

Out and About


Local resident and ornithologist Simon Linington has produced really well-illustrated records of the birds, butterflies and dragonflies seen in the parish, while Janet and Clive Dickson have done the same for moths.

If you're even remotely interested in what flies, flaps and flits in and around our greenery and waters, do explore the links below – you won't be disappointed!

Birds

Covering the two decades between 1999 and 2019, this record details resident, migratory and escapee species and includes historical data from outside sources.

View or download Wildlife of Barcombe Parish - Birds



Butterflies

An astonishing 35 species of butterfly are known to have been seen in Barcombe Parish. All but two are detailed in the record below, which covers the last 20 years.

View or download Wildlife of Barcombe Parish - Butterflies



Dragonflies

Can you tell a dragonfly from a damselfly, or know the best spots to see either? Discover more about the 24 species seen locally...

View or download Wildlife of Barcombe Parish - Dragonflies



Moths

Perhaps hard to believe, but 233 species of moth were recorded in Church Road during 2007. Not convinced? Then check the link below for the background, the data and for many fine pictures.

View or download Wildlife of Barcombe Parish – Moths