Local Nature and Wildlife in the Cairngorms

Avielochan Farm supports the following priority habitats identified within the Local Biodiversity Action Plan:

• Broadleaf woodland
• Upland scrub
• Riparian woodlands
• Species rich grassland
• Upland meadows
• Rushes and marginal vegetation
• Wetland margins
• Watercourses
• Arable field margins
• Acid grasslands

Species which may be found on the farm and in the surrounding area are listed below and those birds highlighted with an asterisk * have all been seen from Lochside Caravan:

Barn Owl
Mallard *
Blackbird *
Osprey *
Bullfinch
Oystercatcher *
Blue Tit *
Pied Wagtail *
Black Grouse
Reed Bunting
Blackbacked Gulls *
Redshank
Sand Martin *
Golden Eye *
Jackdaw *
Woodpecker *
Buzzard *
Redstart *
Curlew
Red Kite
Capercaille
Spotted Flycatcher
Crested Tit
Skylark
Crow *
Snipe
Chaffinch *
Slavonian Grebe *
Sparrow *
Grey Wagtail *
Linnet
Woodcock
Thrush *
Cole Tit *
Swallow *
Common Sandpiper *
Short-Eared Owl
Dunnock *
Scottish Crossbill
Grey Partridge
Sparrow Hawk *
Greenfinch *
Starling *
Great Tit *
Siskin *
Grey Lag Geese *
Twite
Heron *
Lapwing *
Yellowhammer
Adder Rabbit
Brown Hare
Pipistrelle Bat
Brown Long Eared Bat
Pine Marten
Badger
Red Squirrel
Common Frog
Scottish Wood Ant
Daubenton’s Bat
Slow Worm
Fox Stoat
Hedgehog
Toad
Mole
Wild Cat
Otter
Weasel
Red Deer
Water Vole
Roe Deer
Dark Bordered Beauty Moth
Pearl Bordered Fritillary
Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary
Birdsfoot
Trefoil
Devils Bit
Scabious
Blaeberry
Ragged Robin

 

Aspen
Hazel
Birch
Juniper
Bird
Cherry
Pine
Damson
Rowan
Green Willow