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Wildlife Seen in or around Winterbourne (Seasonal Stream)

A Winterbourne is a stream or river that is dry through the summer months.

All Photographs were taken by the website author on the reserve unless otherwise stated.

 

 

 

MAMMALS

 

 

Western Hedgehog

Erinaceus europaeus

Ouriço cacheiro
 

 

 

Iberian Hare

Lepus granatensis

Lebre ibérica
 

European Rabbit

Oryctolagus cuniculus algirus

Coelho bravo
 

 

 

 

 

Wood Mouse

Apodemus sylvaticus

Ratinho do campo
 

 

 

Black Rat

Rattus rattus

Ratazana preta
 

Garden Dormouse

Eliomys quercinus

Leirão
 

 

Iberian Fox

Vulpes vulpes silacea

Raposa
 

Orange-coloured ("Red") Iberian Fox.

Darker, more Grey Coloured Iberian Fox.

 

 

Iberian Fox with large white tip to tail.

 

 

Mediterranean Polecat

Mustela putorius aureola

Toirão
 

 

 

Beech Marten

Martes foina

Fuinha
 

 

 

Iberian Badger

Meles meles marianensis

Texugo
 

Eurasian Otter

Lutra lutra

Lontra
 

 

 

Common Genet

Genetta genetta genetta

Geneta
 

Extremely rare - A melanistic Common Genet.

 

My Melanistic Genet record has now been published online in Small Carnivore Conservation, the journal of the IUCN Small Carnivore Specialist Group (SCSG).

 

Iberian Mongoose

Herpestes ichneumon widdringtonii

Sacarrabos
 

 

 

European Wildcat

Felis silvestris silvestris

Gato bravo
 

Wild Boar

Sus scrofa

Javali
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIRDS

 

 

Redlegged Partridge

Alectoris rufa hispanica

Perdiz
 

 

 

 

Eurasian Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola

Galinhola
 

 

Common Barn Owl

Tyto alba alba

Coruja das torres
 

A Common Barn Owl bathing in a Winterbourne Stream.

 

 

 

 

Little Owl

Athene noctua vidalii

Mocho galego
 

 

 

Longeared Owl

Asio otus otus

Bufo pequeno
 

 

 

Crested Lark

Galerida cristata pallida

Cotovia de poupa
 

 

 

 

Grey Wagtail

Motacilla cinerea cinerea

Alvéola cinzenta
 

 

 

 

Eurasian Stonechat

Saxicola torquatus rubicola

Cartaxo
 

 

 

 

Eurasian Jay

Garrulus glandarius fasciatus

Gaio
 

 

 

 

Iberian Azurewinged Magpie

Cyanopica cooki

Charneco
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FLOWERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hoop Petticoat Narcissus

Narcissus bulbocodium

Campainhas amarelas
 

Photo showing the Narcissus growing in winterbourne stream.

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Wildlife Seen at or near Winterbourne (Seasonal Stream)
MAMMALS
1 Western Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus Ouriço cacheiro
2 Iberian Hare Lepus granatensis granatensis Lebre iberica
3 European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus algirus Coelho bravo
4 Wood Mouse Apodemus sylvaticus Rato do campo
5 Black Rat Rattus rattus Ratazana preta
6 Garden Dormouse Eliomys quercinus Leirão
7 Iberian Fox Vulpes vulpes silacea Raposa
8 Mediterranean Polecat Mustela putorius aureola Toirão
9 Beech Marten Martes foina Fuinha
10 Iberian Badger Meles meles marianensis Texugo
11 Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Lontra
12 Common Genet Genetta genetta genetta Geneta
13 Iberian Mongoose Herpestes ichneumon widdringtonii Sacarrabos
14 European Wildcat Felis silvestris silvestris Gato bravo
15 Wild Boar Sus scrofa Javali
BIRDS
1 Redlegged Partridge Alectoris rufa hispanica Perdiz
2 Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola Galinhola
3 Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto Rola turca
4 Common Barn Owl Tyto alba alba Coruja das torres
5 Little Owl Athene noctua vidalii Mocho galego
6 Longeared Owl Asio otus otus Bufo pequeno
7 Crested Lark Galerida cristata pallida Cotovia de poupa
8 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea cinerea Alvéola cinzenta
9 Eurasian Stonechat Saxicola torquatus rubicola Cartaxo
10 Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius fasciatus Gaio
11 Iberian Azurewinged Magpie Cyanopica cooki Charneco
FLOWERS
1 Hoop Petticoat Narcissus Narcissus bulbocodium Campainhas amarelas
26 <--- Total Number of Species Recorded

 

 

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