Nature

Seaton Ross is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire.  The village is surrounded by fields and many residents have large gardens which are perfect for the local wildlife.

 - The Nature Plot

The village wildlife plot is located on Mill Lane and is available for anyone to use.  Relax on one of the benches, admire the flowers and try and identify the animals that visit the plot.  Need help with identification?

- Spotted (or is that lesser-spotted?)

Various animals live and visit the village and surrounding fields. Here are the ones that have been spotted recently.  Have you seen and identified something?  Then let us know and we can add the details (and any photographs) to the list of sightings below.

Amphibians
  • Common toad
  • Frogs (not sure of species)
  • Great Crested newts
  • Smooth newts
Birds
  • Barn Owl
  • Blackbird
  • Blue Tit
  • Bull Finch
  • Buzzard
  • Chaffinch
  • Chiff Chaff
  • Coal Tit
  • Collared Dove
  • Cuckoo (heard but not seen)
  • Dunnock
  • Field Fare
  • Goldcrest
  • Gold Finch
  • Great Tit
  • Green Woodpecker
  • Green Finch
  • Grey Heron
  • Jackdaw
  • Jay
  • Kestrel
  • Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker
  • Long-Tailed Tit
  • Magpie
  • Marsh Tit
  • Moor Hen
  • Partridge
  • Pheasant
  • Red Kite
  • Rock Dove
  • Robin
  • Rook
  • Sparrowhawk
  • Swift
  • Tawny Owl
  • Thrush (not sure if Song or Mistle)
  • Tree Sparrow
  • Willow Warbler
  • Woodpigeon
  • Wren
  • Yellow Hammer
Butterflies
  • Cabbage Whites (not able to identify individual species)
  • Large Tortoiseshell
  • Peacock
  • Red Admiral
  • Ringlet
  • Small Tortoiseshell
  • Speckled Wood
Insects
  • Bees (various species)
  • Damson flies
  • Dragonflies
Mammals
  • Brown rat
  • Field Vole
  • Fox
  • Grey squirrel
  • Hares
  • Hedgehog
  • Mice (probably Wood mice)
  • Rabbits
  • Roe deer
  • Stoat