the berkshire 100 > species

here is the "100 list" which shows species that have been considered important by the Wildlife Trusts and other environmental groups to protect and conserve around the county.

also see the habitats list

you can see photos of these plants and animals by doing an image search on google

Plants

  • Adders tongue
  • Common Meadow rue
  • Common rock rose
  • Corn marigold
  • Cowslip
  • Crested buckler fern
  • Devils bit scabious
  • Early gentian
  • Flowering rush
  • Fragrant orchid
  • Great burnet
  • Green winged orchid
  • Herb paris
  • Juniper
  • Loddon pondweed
  • Meadow barley
  • Meadow cranesbill
  • Meadow saxifrage
  • Moschatel
  • Pale dog violet
  • Pasqueflower
  • Pennyroyal
  • Pepper saxifrage
  • Ragged robin
  • Round leaved sundew
  • Sphagnum mosses
  • Spiked star of Bethlehem
  • Spring crocus
  • Summer snowflake
  • Venus looking glass
  • Wild candytuft

Invertebrates

  • Atlantic crayfish
  • Black headed cardinal
  • beetle
  • Bog bush cricket
  • Brilliant emerald
  • dragonfly
  • Chalkhill blue
  • Clubtailed dragonfly
  • Duke of burgundy
  • Emperor moth
  • Glow worm
  • Hoverfly
  • Marsh fritillary
  • Pearl bordered fritillary
  • Scarce blue tailed damselfly
  • Scarlet tiger moth
  • Silver studded blue
  • Small copper
  • Small red damselfly
  • Small blue butterfly
  • Snail Helicella itala
  • Stag beetle
  • Violet click beetle
  • White admiral butterfly
  • Yellow meadow ant

Birds

  • Barn owl
  • Bullfinch
  • Buzzard
  • Cetti's warbler
  • Corn bunting
  • Dartford warbler
  • Gadwall
  • Great spotted woodpecker
  • Green woodpecker
  • Grey partridge
  • Hawfinch
  • Hobby
  • Kingfisher
  • Linnet
  • Little ringer plover
  • Nightingale
  • Nightjar
  • Redstart
  • Reed bunting
  • Skylark
  • Smew Snipe
  • Song thrush
  • Spotted flycatcher
  • Stone curlew Stonechat
  • Teal Tree sparrow
  • Turtle dove
  • Wood warbler
  • Woodlark

Amphibians & Reptiles

  • Adder
  • Grass snake
  • Great crested newt
  • Smooth snake

Mammals

Fish

  • Bat species 
  • Brown hare
  • Dormouse
  • Otter
  • Water vole
  • Atlantic salmon
  • Brown trout

Note: Conservation targets of the above species include maintaining existing populations, re-introducing and re-establishing species at known and also new sites around the county by 2005.  Surveying will be done up to this date to assess whether the targets have been achieved.