Species

This section contains Species Action Plans (or 'SAPs') for nearly thirty key species in Lancashire. You can view any of the plans by selecting the name of the SAP from the table below.

Each SAP has the same basic layout and uses similar terms. For an introduction to how the SAPs are laid out and what the terms mean you should go to Appendix 9.


Birds
Skylark
SONGTHRUSHSKYLARKTWITE
Lapwing
Song Thrush
Reed Bunting
Twite
   
Mammals
Brown Hare
WATER VOLERED SQUIRRELOTTER
Red Squirrel
Bats
Water Vole
Otter
   
Amphibians
Natterjack
GREAT CRESTED NEWTNATTERJACK TOAD
Great Crested Newt
   
Insects
Southern Wood Ant
HIGH BROWN FRITILLARYHOVERFLYSOUTHERN WOOD ANTBELTED BEAUTY MOTH
High Brown Fritillary
Pearl-bordered Fritillary
Belted Beauty Moth
Shining Guest Ant
Wall Mason Bee
Doros profuges (A hoverfly)
Northern Brown Argus
Large Heath
   
Other Invertebrates
Freshwater Pearl Mussel
FRESHWATER PEARL MUSSELFRESHWATER CRAYFISH
Freshwater White-clawed Crayfish
Whorl Snails
Prostoma jenningsi (A nemertean worm)
   
Plants
Lancaster Whitebeam
PURPLE RAMPING FUMITORYLADY'S SLIPPER ORCHIDLANCASTER WHITEBEAM
A Rock Sea Lavender
Lady's Slipper Orchid
Purple Ramping-fumitory

Unless otherwise stated, all images of species used above are the copyright of the organisation or person credited in the relevant Species Action Plan and are not to be used in any publication without prior consent.

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