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
    Tawny owl and heard: song thrushes, blackbird, robin, wren, chiff-chaff.
  • Species Seen
    Mammals: rabbit, fox. Birds: wheat-ear, raven, cuckoo, willow warbler, meadow pipit, reed bunting, stonechat, grey wagtail, swallow, robin, blackbird. Adder. frog. Butterflies & moths: green-veined white x 3, marsh fritillary x 4, speckled wood x 3, small heath x 2, painted lady x 2, red admiral x 2, green carpet moth, burnet moth chrysalis. Large red damselfly. Plants: Hawthorn, rowan and elder in flower, watercress, brooklime, round-leaved water crowfoot, water forget-me-not, spiny and marsh thistle, heath bedstraw, marsh St.John's wort, hemlock water dropwort, heath-spotted orchid, round-leaved sundew, common cotton-grass, hare's tail cotton-grass, tormentil, milkwort, cross-leaved heath, louse wort, marsh lousewort, pale butterwort, bog asphodel in bud, bog-bean, cuckoo flower, bluebell, marsh violet leaves, whorled caraway.
  • Species Seen
    Mammals: pipistrelle, bank vole, wood mouse, rabbit, grey squirrel and signs of otter, badger, fox, roe deer. Birds: wren, song thrush, woodpigeon, blackbird, blue tit, blackcap, jackdaw, chiffchaff, goldcrest, dunnock, goldfinch, great tit, willow warbler, swallow, house martin, stock dove, mallard, carrion crow, pheasant, swift, pied wagtail, chaffinch, buzzard, grey wagtail, house sparrow, mistle thrush, siskin, long-tailed tit. And the rest: himalayan balsam, hornet, common carder bee, centipede, dock shield bug, cardinal beetle, green tiger beetle, wasp beetle, glow-worm larva, large black slug (Arion ater), grass snake, humming-bird hawk moth, little thorn moth, green orb spider and nursery-web spider. And there was a micro moth amongst the gorse.