Activities of LAPWG


Close to Clitters cain, Bodmin Moor

Activities of the Group as a whole include

- quarterly recording of ca 200 species on a fixed checklist by individual members, reported in Findings

- inter parish recording within selected Study Groups

- regular Events held within the parishes involved, to to take members to areas of interest within the parishes and provide
informal training through voluntary experts. For more information about organising these events, see Monthly Activities. The last 3 events are shown below,with the species found on them.
Click on the event title to see the report of the event
Select More ( below the list shown here, to seach all the events) and also give access to all the events organised within the parish Groups.


  • Species Seen
    Mammals: noctule, brown long-eared, soprano pipistrelle bats; grey sqirrel, pygmy shrew, signs of roe deer and rabbit. Birds: marsh tit, blue tit, pheasant, mistle thrush. Insects: orange-tip and green-veined white butterflies; speckled yellow moth; pod skater, dor beetle. Plants in flower included: pignut, blue bell, red campion, Creeping buttercup, ramsons, woodrush, ground ivy, primrose, early purple orchid, germander speedwell, bugle, greater stitchwort, wood sanicle, cleavers, wood speedwell, eyebright, yellow archangel, cinquefoil, yellow pimpernel, herb-bennet.
  • Species Seen
    Mammals: signs of otter and rabbit. Birds: sparrow hawk, blackcap, chiffchaff, stonechat, whitethroat, wheatear. Butterflies: holly blue, speckled wood, whites inc. green-veined. Moth: brown silver-line. Plants noted: elms in fruit, cow parsley, rough chervil, hogweed, hawthorn, arum, ramsons, bluebell, dogs mercury, bulbous buttercup, apple, bullace, gladwyn iris, wild gladiolus, butterburr, common vetch, soft shield fern, black spleenwort, wall rue, maidenhair spleenwort,
  • Species Seen
    Plants in flower: Lesser Celandine, Alexanders, Dandelion, Sweet Violet, Primroses, Daffodils, Yellow Archangel, Dogs Mercury, Daisy, Ground Ivy, Bitter Cress, Groundsel, Annual Hemp-nettle, Speedwell, Opposite leaved Golden Saxifrage, Alder, Hazel, Willow, Marsh Marigold, Hogweed, Elm, Early Purple Orchids in leaf. Fungi: Scarlet Elfcup. Insects: Barred Straw moth, Comma butterfly. Tadpoles. Birds: Wren, Canada Goose, Rook, Chaffinch, Robin, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Buzzard, Pied Wagtail, Song Thrush, Jay, Great Tit, Gull sp. Mammals: signs of Roe Deer, Rabbit