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Wildlife in Hedley Hall

The wood is home to a vast range of birds and amphibians can be found in the pond at the northern end.

Its many bird species include swift, greater spotted woodpecker, green woodpecker, skylark, swallow, grey wagtail, wren, robin, redstart, cuckoo, blackbird, song thrush, mistle thrush, whitethroat, blackcap, chiffchaff, willow warbler, spotted flycatcher, goldcrest, long tailed tit, coal tit, blue tit, great tit, magpie, crow, rook, jackdaw, starling, chaffinch, goldfinch, greenfinch,  bullfinch and yellowhammer. Birds of prey include buzzard, red kite and kestrel.

Butterfly species recorded on the site include ringlet, meadow brown, speckled wood, small white, comma, green veined white, peacock and small tortoiseshell.