The peace and tranquility of our grounds is a haven for wildlife, sometimes including the unusual and rarely seen.


All of the following have been sighted at Burnbank, and if you are able to add to the list, please let us know

Wildlife at Burnbank Lodges

A greater spotted woodpecker takes the easy option

mallard

greylag goose

goosander

goldeneye


buzzard

sparrowhawk

osprey


oyster catcher

snipe

sandpiper

dipper

manx shearwater

yes, really!


grey heron

kingfisher


cuckoo

collared dove


tawny owl


swallow

swift

sand martin


great spotted woodpecker


grey wagtail

pied wagtail


wood warbler

willow warbler

wren

tree creeper

goldcrest

blackcap


robin

song thrush

blackbird

house sparrow


blue tit

great tit

coal tit

chaffinch

crossbill

greenfinch

siskin

redpoll

bullfinch


red deer

roe dear

otter

pine marten

mink

mole!

common shrew

pipistrelle bat

unidentified bat species*

long-tailed field mouse

hedgehog










salmon

brown trout


various species of

butterfly and moth

we would be grateful for any

help with identification


various species of

damselfly and dragonfly

we would be grateful for any

help with identification


various species of frog,

toad and newt

we would be grateful for any

help with identification


around 25 species of fungi

this figure given to us by a

knowledgeable guest. We have

identified many but we would be grateful for any help you can give













*Uncertain identification

We have around 25 species of mushroon and fungi - a pretty clump of fly agaric A cheeky deer comes in for her breakfast