Lundy Bay BioBlitz – the results are in!

Over 130 people were involved with Lundy Bay BioBlitz at the beginning of July. There were 19 wildlife sessions to get involved in over the 24 hour wildlife finding and recording event, with a little time set aside for eating, and a couple of hours sleep!

Now we have collated all the records of the species found and counted them….660 different species! Fantastic wildlife hunting by everyone involved.

I am eternally grateful for all the help and support from everyone who came along to the BioBlitz, massive thanks.

Below is the list of species found, please excuse any spelling mistakes. If you were at the BioBlitz and think we have missed off one of the species you found, please do let me know. The photos are just a small selection of the fantastic photos taken at the event.

Sarah Stevens, Ranger, Tintagel to Holywell

Arctic skua
Barn owl
Blackbird
Blackcap
Blue tit
Bullfinch
Buzzard
Carrion crow
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Common swift
Cormorant
Cory’s shearwater
Curlew
Dunnock
Feral pigeon
Fulmar
Gannet
Goldfinch
Great black-backed gull
Great northern diver
Great spotted woodpecker
Great skua
Great tit
Guillemot
Herring gull
Hobby
Jackdaw
Kestrel
Kittiwake
Lesser black-backed gull
Linnet
Manx shearwater
Oystercatcher
Peregrine
Pheasant
Puffin
Raven
Razorbill
Robin
Rock pipit
Rook
Sandwich tern
Shag
Skylark
Song thrush
Sparrowhawk
Stonechat
Storm-petrel
Swallow
Tawny owl
Whimbrel
Whitethroat
Willow warbler
Woodpigeon
Wren
Bank vole
Common pipistrelle
Common shrew
Greater horseshoe
Hedgehog
Mole
Natterer’s bat
Noctule bat
Rabbit
Red fox
Roe deer
Wood mouse
Adder
Common toad
Common toad tadpoles
Common lizard
Palmate newt
Slow-worm
7-spot ladybird
24-spot ladybird
Angle shades Phlogophora meticulosa
Barred fruit-tree tortrix Pandemis cerasana
Barred red Hylaea fasciaria
Barred straw Eulithis pyraliata
Barred yellow Cidaria fulvata
Bee mimic hoverfly
Bittersweet smudge Acrolepia autumnitella
Black ant
Black-headed dwarf Elachista atricomella
Bluebottle fly spp.
Bonking beetle / common red soldier beetle Rhagonycha fulva
Bramble shoot moth Epiblema uddmanniana
Brassy mining bee Lasioglossum morio
Bright-line brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea
Bright neb Argolamprotes micella
Brimstone moth Opisthograptis luteolata
Broad centurian Chloromyia formosa
Broom moth Melanchra pisi
Brown-lipped / banded snail Cepaea nemorcelis
Brown silver-line Petrophora chlorosata
Brussels lace Cleorodes lichenaria
Buff arches Habrosyne pyritoides
Buff ermine Spilosoma luteum
Buff-tailed bumblebee
Buff-tailed marble Hedya ochroleucana
Bumblebee hoverfly Volucella bombylans
Burnished brass Diachrysia chrysitis
Celery leaf beetle Phaedon tumidulus
Cellar snail Oxychilus cellarius
Chamomile shark Cucullia chamomillae
Cinerous pearl Opsibotys fuscalis
Clay Mythimna ferrago
Click beetle spp.
Cloud-bordered brindle Apamea crenata
Clouded border Lomaspilis marginata
Clouded brindle Apamea epomidion
Clouded silver Lomographa temerata
Common carder bee
Common carpet Eirrhoe alternata
Common earwig
Common emerald Hemithea aestivaria
Common footman Eilema lurideola
Common garden snail
Common marble Celypha lacunana
Common marbled carpet Chloroclysta truncata
Common rose bell Epiblema rosaecolana
Common rustic agg. Mesapamea secalis agg.
Common wainscot Mythimna pallens
Common wasp
Common wave Cabera exanthemata
Coronet Craniophora ligustri
Crab spider Misumena vatia
Crane fly spp.
Crawling beetles spp.
Crescent dart Agrotis trux
Cucumber spider
Daddy-long-legs spiders
Dark arches Apamea monoglypha
Dark-fringed flat-body Agonopterix nervosa
Dark / grey dagger moth Acronicta psi
Diamond-back moth Plutella xylostella
Dingy footman Eilema griseola
Diving beetle spp.
Dock bug
Dot moth Melanchra persicariae
Double-striped pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Draparnaud’s glass snail Oxychilus draparnaudi
Drinker moth Euthrix potatoria
Dusky slug Arion subfuscus
Early bumblebee Bombus pratorum
Early thorn Selenia dentaria
Elephant hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor
Engrailed Ectropis bistortata
Ermine knot-horn Phycitodes binaevella
European garden spider
Eyed hawk-moth Smerinthus ocellata
Fan-foot Zanclognatha tarsipennalis
Field grasshopper
Five-spot burnet moth
Flame Axylia putris
Fork tailed flower bee Anthophora furcata
Fox moth Macrothylacia rubi
Furness dowd Blastobasis adustella
Garden snail / brown garden snail Cornu aspersum
Garden bumblebee Bombus hortorum
Garden grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella
Garden pebble Evergestis forficalis
Garlic snail Oxychilus alliarius
Glossy glass snail Oxychilus navarricus helveticus
Golden pigmy Stigmella aurella
Golden-ringed dragonfly
Gorse shieldbug
Gorse tip moth Agonopterix nervosa
Grass emerald Pseudoterpna pruinata
Grasshopper spp.
Great green bush cricket
Green pug Pasiphila rectangulata
Green shieldbug
Green-veined white
Grey arches Polia nebulosa
Grey gorse piercer Cydia ulicetana
Ground beetle spp.
Hairy / sloe shield bug
Harlequin / spotted longhorn beetle Rutpela maculata
Harvestman spp.
Hawthorn slender Parornix anglicella
Heart & club Agrotis clavis
Heart & dart Agrotis exclamationis
Hedgehog slug
Hoary belle Eucosma cana
Honey bee
Hoverfly spp. larvae
Ichneumon wasp spp.
Ingrailed clay Diarsia mendica
Jenkin’s spire snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum
July highflyer Hydriomena furcata
Knapweed conch Agapeta zoegana
Knot grass
Labyrinth spider
Lackey moth
Large fruit-tree tortrix Archips podana
Large skipper
Large white
Large yellow underwing Noctua pronuba
Least thorn pigmy Stigmella perpygmaeella
Lesser marsh grasshopper
Lilac beauty Apeira syringaria
Lime-speck pug moth Eupithecia centaureata
Little grey Dipleurina / Eudonia lacustrata
Marbled conch Eupoecilia angustana
Marbled coronet Hadena confusa
Marbled minor agg. Oligia strigilis agg.
Marbled orchard tortrix Hedya nubiferana
Marbled white spot Protodeltote pygarga
Marmalade hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus
Mayfly spp. larvae
Meadow brown
Meadow case-bearer Coleophora mayrella
Meadow grasshopper
Meadow froghopper / meadow spittlebug / cuckoo spit insect Philaenus spumarius
Metellina spider spp.
Midge larvae spp.
Mining bee Andrena spp.
Mother of pearl Pleuroptya ruralis
Mottled beauty Alcis repandata
Mullein wave Scopula marginepunctata
Netted / grey field / grey garden slug Derocerus reticulatum
Nettle-tap moth Anthophila fabriciana
Olive pearl Udea olivalis
Orange crest Helcystogramma rufescens
Orange-legged furrow-bee Halictus rubicundus
Parasitic wasp spp. Gymnophora spp.
Pavement ant / turf ant Tetramorium caespitum
Peach blossom Thyatira batis
Pebble prominent Notodonta ziczac
Pellucid glass snail Vitrina pellucida
Peppered moth Biston betularia
Phantom crane fly larvae Ptychopteridae spp.
Pine carpet Thera firmata
Pinion-streaked snout Schrankia costaestrigalis
Pistol case-bearer Coleophora anatipennella
Plain golden Y Autographa jota
Pointed slender Parornix finitimella
Pond snail Lymnaeidae spp.
Poplar hawk-moth Laothoe populi
Pretty chalk carpet Melanthia procellata
Purple bar Cosmorhoe ocellata
Red admiral
Red-barred tortrix Ditula angustiorana
Red-tailed bumblebee
Red velvet mites
Riband wave Idaea aversata
Ringlet
Rivulet Perizoma affinitata
Royal mantle Catarhoe cuculata
Ruby tailed wasp spp.
Sallow pigmy Stigmella salicis
Sandy carpet Perizoma flavofasciata
Satin wave Idaea subsericeata
Scallop shell Rheumaptera undulata
Scalloped oak Crocallis elinguaria
Scarlet tiger Callimorpha dominula
Scrubland pigmy Stigmella plagicolella
Segmented worms Lumbriculus variegatus
Seraphim Lobophora halterata
Setaceous Hebrew character Xestia cnigrum
Sharp-angled peacock Macaria alternata
Shoulder-striped wainscot Mythimna comma
Silver Y Autographa gamma
Single-dotted wave Idaea dimidiata
Six-spot burnet moth
Sloe midget Phyllonorycter spinicolella
Small angle shades Euplexia lucipara
Small copper
Small elephant hawk-moth Deilephila porcellus
Small fan-foot Herminia grisealis
Small fleck-winged snipefly Rhagio lineola
Small rivulet Perizoma alchemillata
Small seraphim Pterapherapteryx sexalata
Small skipper
Small square-spot Diarsia rubi
Small white
Smoky wainscot Mythimna impura
Smooth glass snail Aeyopinella nitidula
Snout Hypena proboscidalis
Soldier beetle spp.
Speckled bush cricket Leptophyes punctatissima
Speckled wood
Spire snail Hydrobia ventrosa
Spotted magpie Phlyctaenia coronata
Staff beetle spp.
Straw conch Cochylimorpha straminea
Straw dot Rivula sericealis
Striped millipede Ommatoiulus sabulosus
Sulphur beetle
Swallow-tailed moth Ourapteryx sambucaria
Swollen-thighed beetle Oedemera nobilis
Thistle ermine Myelois circumvoluta
Thrift clearwing
Timothy grassbug Stenotus binotatus
Tree bumblebee
Tree snail
True lover’s knot Lycophotia porphyrea
Two-toothed door snail Clausilia bidentata
Uncertain moth Hoplodrina alsines
V-pug Chloroclystis v-ata
Wandering pond snail Radix balthica
Wasp beetle
Waterlouse spp.
Weeval spp.
White ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda
White-lipped snail
White plume moth Pterophorus pentadactyla
White-point Mythimna albipuncta
White-tailed bumblebee Bombus lucorum
White-triangle slender Caloptilia stigmatella
Willow beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Woodlouse Proasellus meridianus
Wormwood pug Eupithecia absinthiata
Wrinkled snail Candidula intersecta
Yellow / golden dung fly
Yellow longhorn beetle
Yellow meadow ant
Yellow satin veneer / satin grass-veneer Crambus perlella
a barkfly Graphopsocus cruciatus
a barkfly Valenzuela flavidus
a centipede Cryptops hartensis
a centipede Lithobius microps
a centipede Strigmia maritima
a click beetle Aulagromyza hendeliana
a hoverfly Eristalis arbustorum
a millipede Leptoiulus Belgicus
a spider Misumena vatia
a true bug Acetropis gimmerthalii
a true bug Calocoris spp.
a woodlouse Porcellio scaber
Acetropis gimmerthalii
Amblyteles spp.
Anaspis pulicaria
Andrena spp.
Aphrophora alni
Arion ater agg.
Athous vittatus
Aulagromyza hendeliana
Calliphora vomitoria
Calocoris norvegicus
Cheilosia illustrata
Colletes similis
Crossocerus spp.
Dromius linearis
Ectemnius spp.
Eristalis nemorum
Eristalis pertinax
Eristalis tenax
Eupeodes corolae
Lagria hirta
Lasioglossum albipes
Lasioglossum spp.
Lygocoris spp.
Melanstoma scalare
Neliocarus nebulosus
Paederus spp.
Panurgus banksianus
Tetragnatha spp.
Tenthredo spp.
Urophora jaceana
Xanthogramma pedissequum
Acorn barnacle
Beadlet anemone
Black-footed limpet Patella depressa
Black-lined periwinkle Littorina saxatilis
Bladder wrack Fucus vesiculous
Blue mussel Mytilus edulis
Blue-rayed limpet Patella pellucida
Bootlace weed / mermaid’s tresses
Boring sponge spp.
Breadcrumb sponge
Broad-clawed porcelain crab
Brown venus / smooth clam Callista chione
Bunny ears Lomentaria articulata
Bushy berry wrack
Celtic sea slug
Channelled wrack
China limpet Patella ulyssiponensis
Chiton spp.
Cladophora
Clawed fork weed
Cockle spp. Acanthocardia spp.
Cock’s comb
Common cockle Cerastoderma edule
Common limpet Patella vulgata
Common periwinkle
Common prawn
Common sea slater
Common / brown shrimp
Common / small spire snail Rissoa parva
Copepod spp.
Cushion star spp.
Cuvie / forest kelp Laminaria hyperborea
Dahlia anemone
Daisy anemone
Discoid fork weed
Dog whelk
Dolphin spp.
Dulse Palmaria palmata
Edible crab
Egg / knotted wrack Ascophyllum nodosum
European lobster
False Irish moss Mastocarpus stellatus
Fine-veined crinkle weed
Flat periwinkle Littorina obtusata
Flat top shell Gibbula umbilcalis
Furbellows
Gem anemone
Gnathia spp.
Greenleaf worm
Green seaweed Chlorophyta spp.
Grey seal
Grey top shell Gibbula cineraria
Gutweed
Hairy sand weed
Harbour porpoise
Hydroid spp.
Irish moss Chondrus crispus
Keel worm
Kelp spp.
Laver spp.
Leopard-spotted goby
Light bulb tunicate
Montagu’s blenny
Moon jellyfish
Oarweed
Orange sponge
Otter shell spp. Lutraria spp.
Oyster thief
Pepper dulse
Pheasant shell Tricolia pullus
Pink paint weed
Pod razor shell Ensis siliqua
Pollack
Punctured ball weed / jelly buttons Leathesia difformis
Purse sponge
Queen scallop Aequipecten opercularis
Rayed trough shell Mactra stultorum
Red rags
Rock shrimp
Rough / black-lined periwinkle Littorina saxatilis
Saddle oyster Anomia ephippium
Sand binder
Sand eel
Sand hopper
Sea beech
Sea hare
Sea horsetail/ sea mare’s-tail
Sea lettuce
Sea mat spp.
Sea noodle
Sea oak
Sea scorpion Taurulus bubalis
Sea spider Achelia spp.
Serrated/toothed wrack
Shanny
Shore crab
Shore rockling
Small oyster Heteranomia squamula
Small periwinkle Melarhaphe neritoides
Snakelocks anemone
Soft feather weed Plumaria plumosa
Spider crab
Spiny starfish
Spiral wrack
Springtails Anurida maritima
Springtails Collembola spp.
Squat lobster
Star ascidian Botryllus schlosseri
Strawberry anemone
Striped venus clam Chamelea gallina
Sun-fish
Surf clam Spisula solida
Thick / toothed topshell Phorcus lineatus
Thick trough shell Spisula solida
Thongweed
Tompot blenny
Toothed crab Pirimela denticulata
Toothed topshell Phorcus lineatus
Velvet swimming crab
Volcano barnacle
Wireweed Sargassum muticum
Wrinkled rock borer Hiatella arctica
Acanthochitona crinita
Anomia ephippium
Apoglossum
Bowerbankia spp.
Bugula turbinata
Ceramium deslongchampsii
Cerithiopsis tubercularis
Cladostephus spongiosus
Corallina officinalis
Cystoseira spp.
Desmarestia ligulata
Dictyota dichotoma
Dumontia contorta
Dynamene bidentata
Gracilaria spp.
Heterosiphonia plumosa
Hypoglossum
Lasaea adansoni
Lasaea rubra
Leucosolenia spp.
Modiolus spp.
Musculus subpictus
Odostomia (Brachystomia)
Pedicellina cernua
Polycera quadrilineata
Polysiphonia spp.
Rissoella diaphana
Scruparia ambigua
Spirorbis spp.
Turbonilla acuta
Turbonilla lactea
Agrimony
Alder
Apple spp.
Ash
Atlantic ivy
Autumn squill
Bell heather
Betony
Black medick
Black mustard
Blackthorn
Bluebell spp.
Bog pimpernel
Bracken spp.
Bramble spp. Pteridium spp.
Broad buckler-fern
Brookweed
Burnet rose
Cat’s-ear
Cock’s-foot
Common bent
Common bird’s-foot-trefoil
Common centaury
Common fleabane
Common hogweed
Common knapweed
Common mallow
Common mouse-ear
Common nettle
Common polypody
Common ragwort
Common restharrow
Common sorrel
Common vetch
Creeping buttercup
Creeping thistle
Crested dog’s-tail
Curled dock
Cut-leaved crane’s-bill
Dandelion spp.
Daisy
Elder
English stonecrop
European gorse
Eyebright
False brome Brachypodium sylvaticum
False fox-sedge
False oat-grass
Field bindweed
Field madder
Field scabious
Fool’s-water-cress
Foxglove
Germander speedwell
Goat willow
Greater plantain
Grey willow
Ground-ivy
Groundsel
Hairy tare
Hard rush
Hart’s-tongue fern
Hawkweed spp.
Hawthorn
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Hedge bedstraw
Hedge woundwort
Hemlock water-dropwort
Hemp-agrimony
Herb-Robert
Hoary willowherb
Honeysuckle
Ivy
Kidney vetch
Lady-fern
Lady’s bedstraw
Lesser burdock
Lesser trefoil
Lob scrob Lobaria scrobiculata
Lords-and-ladies / cuckoo pint
Male fern
Maritime pine
Marsh thistle
Meadow foxtail
Meadow grass
Meadowsweet
Meadow vetchling
Mint spp.
Mouse-ear chickweed
Musk thistle
Navelwort
Overleaf pellia
Oxeye daisy
Pale flax
Polypodium spp.
Prickly sow-thistle
Primrose
Red campion
Red clover
Ribwort plantain
Rough meadow-grass
Royal fern
Rye-grass
Saw-wort
Scaly male-fern
Scarlet pimpernel
Sea campion
Sea plantain
Selfheal
Shaggy strap lichen Ramalina farinacea
Sheep’s-bit
Sheep’s fescue
Slender mouse-tail moss
Smooth hawk’s-beard
Southern marsh orchid
Spear thistle
Spring squill
Sweet chestnut
Sycamore
Tamarisk
Thrift
Timothy
Tormentil
Trailing St John’s-wort Hypericum humifusum
Trailing tormentil
Tufted vetch
Wall speedwell
Water figwort
Water parsnip
Western gorse
White clover
Wild carrot
Wild thyme
Wood dock
Wood sage
Yarrow
Yellow iris
Yorkshire-fog
Evernia prunastri
Flavoparmelia spp.
Graphis spp.
Lecanora spp.
Parmotrema perlatum
Parmotrema spp.
Ramalina farinacea
Ramalina fastigiata
Usnea subfloridana
Xanthoria spp.
Gall caused by mite Eriophyes spinosae

A ruby tailed wasp by Will Hawkes

A ruby tailed wasp by Will Hawkes

Adder by Chris White

Adder by Chris White

Apion pomonae by Will Hawkes

Apion pomonae by Will Hawkes

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Photo by Marion Beaulieu

By Pete Maude

Photo by Pete Maude

Golden-ringed dragonfly by Nicola Blewett

Golden-ringed dragonfly by Nicola Blewett

Intertidal exploration by Rob Jutsum

Intertidal exploration by Rob Jutsum

One of the wildlife sessions by Nicola Blewett

Out and about seeking out the wildlife by Nicola Blewett

Pregnant common lizard by Chris White

Pregnant common lizard by Chris White

Red tailed bumblebee by Will Hawkes

Bumblebee mimic hoverfly Volucella bombylans by Will Hawkes

Ringlet by Nicola Blewett

Ringlet by Nicola Blewett

Scarlet tiger moth by Will Hawkes

Scarlet tiger moth by Will Hawkes

4 thoughts on “Lundy Bay BioBlitz – the results are in!

  1. joanna says:

    WOW! now that is something to be very proud of. well done to all involved and to sarah and her team for simply being awesome in getting this to event to take place xxx

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