1k challenge

This page shows the progress as I record the species that I find in 2013 inside the 1k square centred around C256 038 (labelled 'Craigs')

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7th March (in less than one hour walk)

Lesser Celandine
Tortula muralis
Maidenhair Spleenwort
Rustyback
Ochroleccia parella
Mnium hornum
Bryum capillare
Magpie
Rook
Raven
Jackdaw
Ash
Sycamore
Hawthorn
Elder
Alder
Navelwort
Common Fumitory
Song Thrush
Pied Wagtail
Robin
Wren
Common Polypody
Male Fern
Scaly Male Fern
Soft Shield Fern
Hard Shield Fern
Hard Fern
Hartstongue Fern
Broad Buckler Fern
Common Frog
Smooth Newt
Puccinia ranunculi
Conocephalum conicum
Marchantia polymorpha
Lunularia cruciata
Pignut
Cow Parsley
Coltsfoot
Tremella mesenterica
Auricularia auricula-judae
Broad-leaf Dock
Holly
Ivy
Creeping Buttercup
Yellow Archangel
Meadow Buttercup
Lesser Burdock
Dandelion
Daisy
Germander Speedwell
Cleavers
Slender St. John's Wort
7-spot ladybird
Bush Vetch
Coltsfoot
Opposite-leaved Golden Saxifrage
Marsh Thistle
Spear Thistle
Chaffinch
Goldfinch
Coal Tit
Great Tit
Common Dog Violet
Foxglove
Primrose
Snowberry
Plagiomnium undulatum
Grimmia pulvinata
Reedmace
Grey Willow
Eared Willow
Gorse
Goat Willow
Raspberry
Bramble
Stigmella aurella
Caloplaca flavescens

78 species, plus a couple of bits that I need to get under the microscope.

8th March  (70 minutes...rain stopped play)


Fissidens cristatus
Wall Rue
Ivy-leaved Toadflax
Catapodium rigidum
Birds-eye Speedwell (V. persica)
Wall Speedwell
English Stonecrop
Barbula unguiculata
Common Nettle
Bindweed
Wood Sorrel
Homalothecium sericeum
Cladonia pyxidata
Cladonia portentosa
Thuidium tamariscinum
Pleurozium schreberi
Hypnum cupressiforme
Scots Pine
Soft Rush
Wavy Bittercress
Hairy Bittercress
Thale Cress
Chickweed
Herb Robert
Herb Bennet
Oniscus asellus
Helix aspersa
Ramalina farinacea
Physcia aipolia
Physcia ascendens
Lepraria incana
Tutsan
Horse Chestnut
Beech
Meruliopsis corium
Xanthoria parietina
Ivy-leaved Water Crowfoot
Toad Rush
Buzzard
Blackbird
Downy Rose
Tansy
Sorrel
Cardamine pratensis
Common Ragwort
Groundsel

46 species, total 124

9th March 


Honeysuckle
Melampsora hypericorum
Kuehneola uredinis
Phragmidium violaceum
Meadowsweet
Greater Willowherb
Cocksfoot
Ergot
Graphis scripta
Ramalina fastigiata
Xylaria hypoxilon
Hookeria lucens
Sheeps Sorrel
New Zealand Willowherb
Metzgeria furcata
Radula complanata
Pellia epiphylla
Calypogeia neesiana
Greater Stitchwort
Milesina scolopendrii
Blasia pusilla
Fuchsia magellanica
Phycopeltis arundinacea
Nostoc
Polytrichum commune
Polytrichum urnigerum
Rhytidiadelphus triquetris
Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus
Brooklime

29 species, 153 total


11th March



Polytrichum formosum

Hogweed

Spiny Sow thistle

Ground Elder

Fomes fomentarium

Ustulina deusta

Puccinia umbilici

Phytomyza ilicis

Wood pigeon

Trochilia ilicina

Tubaria furfuracea
Montbretia
Funaria hygrometrica
Mycena meliigena
Hormotheca robertiani
Lady Fern
Hyphodontia sambuci
Racomitrum aciculare
Evernia prunastri
Ascodichaena rugosa
Eristalis tenax
Biatoropsis usnearum
Trametes versicolor
Stereum rugosum
Stock Dove
Blue Tit
Hedge Sparrow

27 Species, 180 total


13th/14th March

Blackthorn
Cut-leaved Geranium
Phytomyza chaerophylli
Greenfinch
Ring Dove
Cerastrium glomeratum
Trochila craterium
Nectria cinnabarina
Juncus bulbosus
Juncus articulatus
Sharp flowered Rush
Campylopus introflexus
Peltigera membranacea
Trentepohlia
Scarlet Elf Cap
Uromyces acetosae
Silver Birch
Sepsis punctum
Lecanora campestris
Allium ursinum
Wood Anemone
Bird Cherry
Bullace
Sparrowhawk
Hooded Crow
Starling
Hypoxilon fragiforme

27 species. 207 total

19th March


Ribwort Plantain

Greater Plantain

Rowan

Daldinia concentrica

Flammulina velutipes

Chlorosplenium aeruginascens

Puccinia chaerophylli

Rosebay Willowherb

Colletotrichum helicis

Mycosphaerella hedericola

Spring Sedge

11 species: 218 total


24th March

Pheasant
Lycogala terrestre
Banded Snail
Broad-leaved Willowherb
Dicranella palustris
Leiocolia badensis
Aneura pinguis
Butterbur
Marsh Ragwort
Philonotus fontana
Greater Woodrush
Slender Speedwell
Hypogymnia physodes
Lecidea lithophilla
Pertusaria amara
Isothecium myosuroides
Arthonia cinnabarina
Opegrapha atra
Lecidella elaeochroma
Baeomyces rufus
Cladonia fimbriata
Collema auriforme

22 species: 240 total


3rd April



Herring Gull

Heron

Marasmius hudsonii

Carex nigra

Plagiothecium undulatum

Norway Spruce
Dark-lipped Snail
Platychierus albimanus

8 Species: 248 total


6th April



Meadow Pipit

Small Tortoiseshell

Bombus terrestris

House Sparrow

Field Horsetail
Rattus norwegicus
Anthocoris nemorum
Song Thrush
Bombus lucorum
Psychoides filicivora
Montia fontana

11 species, 259 total

10th April


Hedge Woundwort
Sweet Vernal Grass
Andrena clerkella
Hypnum lundbergii
Parmelia saxatilis
Shepherd’s Purse
Dicranum majus
Calypogeia muelleriana
Diplophyllum albicans
Dicranella heteromala
Ceratodon purpureus
White Clover
Gyrinus substriatus
Water Horsetail
Yarrow
False Salmonberry
Flowering Currant
Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsia alba
Equisetum palustre
Metzgeria conjugata
Marsh Marigold
Daffodil

23 Species: 282 total


17th April



Allium triquetrum

Swallow

House Martin
Cerastium fontanum
Puccinia caricina
Cardamine pratensis
Viola palustre
Devilsbit Scabious
Common Catsear
Parasyrphus punctulatus
Bombus pratorum
Goldfinch
Blackcap

13 Species: 295 total

2nd May


Reed Bunting

Willow Warbler

Hedge Woundwort

Eristalis pertinax
Drepanocladis aduncus
Bombus pascuorum
Red Clover
Common Sedge
Bog Bean
Slender Speedwell
Melanostoma mellinum
Common Twayblade
Bitter Vetch
Lesser Trefoil
Sphagnum capillifolium
Sphagnum subnitens
Sphagnum squarrosum

17 species: 312 total


7th May



Andrena cineraria
Small Tortoiseshell
14-spot ladybird
Green-veined White
Heath Woodrush
Arion ater
Polyporus badius
Green Alkanet
Lady’s Mantle
Field Speedwell
Thyme-leaved Speedwell
Rabbit
Cuckoo
Gerris lacustrata
Ancylis badiana
Silverweed
Western Gorse
Psathyrella spadiceogrisea
Green Alkanet
Whirligig beetle
Speckled Wood
Luzula campestris

22 species: 334 total

21st May


Vespula vulgaris

Melanostoma scalare
Yellow Iris
Spanish Bluebell
Japanese Knotweed
Geranium molle
Bombus bohemicus
Meadow Vetchling
Creeping Cinquefoil
Puss Moth
Melanoleucus melaleucus
Collybia butyracea
Sphaerotheca alchemillae
Redpoll
Gastrophysa viridula
Lochmaea caprea
Staphylinus olens

17 Species: 351 total


June 2nd


Eristalis nemorum
Eristalis arbustorum
Andrena haemorrhoa
Leucozona lucorum
Gymnocheta viridis
Marsh Cinquefoil
Tormentil
Soft Brome
False Oat Grass
Small Copper
Orange Tip
Collybia dryophila
Riponnensia splendens
Micropterix calthella
Common Wave
Ringed Carpet
Crambus lathoniellus
Sericomyia silentis
Bog Stitchwort
Aceria macrorhynchus
Glyphipterix simpliciella
Common Butterwort
Heath Bedstraw
Lousewort
Timothy Tortrix
Timothy
Orchestes fagi
Alder Fly
Bugle
Eristalis intricarius
Oak
Pontania viminalis
Nematus pavidus
Spruce Carpet
Nettle Tap
Phratora vitellinae
Wood Horsetail
Scutellinia scutellata
Yellow Pimpernel
Eriophyes laevis
Syritta pipiens
Drinker
Helophilus pendulus

43 Species: 394 total

20th June

Eriophyes sorbi
Tenthredo livida
Clouded Bordered Brindle
Tetragnatha extensa
Melampsora hypericorum
Uromyces acetosae
Botrytis fabae
Scathophaga stercoraria
Common Marbled Carpet
Phytomyza ranunculi
2-spot ladybird
Heath Speedwell
Celypha lacunana
Mouse-ear Hawkweed
Spiked Sedge
Glyphipterix simpliciella
Cantharis rustica
Neoascia podagrica
Cydia ulicetana
Trifolium dubium
Large Red Damsel
Blue-tailed Damsel
Azure Damsel
Common Blue Damsel
Broom
Neuroterus quercusbaccarum
Schrekensteinia festialiella
Silver Ground Carpet
Watercress
Dactylorhiza purpurella
Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Dactylorhiza maculata
Dactylorhiza incarnata
Harestail Cottongrass
Common Cottongrass
Sundew
Epiblema cynosbatella
Woody Nightshade
Pegomyia solennis
Sphaerophoria scripta
Cross-leaved Heath
Caloptilia syringella


42 Species: 436 total 


3 comments:

Gibster said...

Blimey, won't be long til we'll all be getting proper trounced by the Don of Donegal, lol. Welcome to the 1K madness :)

stuart dunlop said...

Fear not, Gibster, day 1 was always going to be the easy one. I doubt that I'll get 50 on day 2.....:)

Snake facts said...

Keep up the good work.