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Flora & Fauna

Also sharing Adhurst with you:

Birds

Kingfishers, Herons, Egrets and Mandarin Duck

Green and Greater Spotted Woodpeckers

Buzzards, Sparrowhawks, Kestrels and Red Kites

Black Caps, Chiffchaffs, Goldcrests, Nuthatches, Jays, Bullfinch, and Treecreepers

Firecrests, Marsh Tits, Song Thrush and Siskins

Owls and bats

Pheasant, Woodcock and Ravens

Wild Mammals

roe deer and muntjac

badgers and otters

rabbits and foxes

doormice (not the sort the Romans ate)

(as well as rare-breed Wiltshire Horn sheep, and horses)

Fish

wild trout, bullhead (Miller’s Thumb) and Brook Lamprey – and eels

A day licence to fish is only available to yurt guests (please ask)

Fly fishing/catch-and-release – A rod licence is required and can be purchased on-line or from the post office in Petersfield.  Wading is recommended.  Upstream dry fly or nymph tactics

And

watch out for the Beautiful Demmoiselle dragonfly in June and the Purple Hairstreak Butterfly in July and the Cinnabar and the Pale Tussock

fungi and moss of many descriptions

Amongst the ferns, primroses, foxgloves, blue bells and snow drops are also King Alfred’s Cakes and Witch’s Butter …

Trees

Adhurst Wood is one of the largest Ancient Woods in Hampshire and Sussex

Natives – oak, beech, birch, alder, hornbeam, hazel, yew, Scots pine, Douglas fir, larch, walnut etc and some non-natives like Giant Redwoods and Monkey Puzzles

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