BumbleBee Haven Species List - Highland Titles
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bumblee-haven-species-list-top-imageThe Highland Titles Nature Reserve at BumbleBee Haven, Mountainview, comprises mainly grassland and the woodland with an extensive riparian margin. Not included are the fish in Loch Loyne, which will be the subject of a later survey, or invertebrates, which will be assessed in spring 2017.

If you have reliably seen other species during your visit, please let us know what you saw, when you saw it and roughly where you saw it. Thank you.

BumbleBee Haven species list**

Shrubs and Herbs

Common Name (Scientific Name) Habitat
Hard Fern (Blechnum spicant)  Woodland habitat Grassland habitat
Tormentil (Potentilla erecta)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat
Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Heath Bedstraw (Galium saxatile)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat
Heather (Calluna vulgaris)  heathland habitat
Bog Myrtle (Myrica gale)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat bog habitat
Bog asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum)  heathland habitat bog habitat
Bell Heather (Erica cinerea)  heathland habitat
Marsh Violet (Viola palustris)  bog habitat Woodland habitat marsh-icon-2
Devil’s-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)  Grassland habitat marsh-icon-2 heathland habitat
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)  heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Wood Sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)  Woodland habitat
Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)  Grassland habitat Woodland habitat
Cladonia Lichen (Cladonia spp.)  heathland habitat
Cross leaved heath (Erica tetralix)  heathland habitat
Cowberry (lingonberry) (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)  Woodland habitat heathland habitat bog habitat
Soft Shield Fern (Polystichum setiferum)  Woodland habitat

Grasses and Rushes

Common Name (Scientific Name) Habitat
Purple Moor-grass (Molinia caerulea)  Grassland habitat
Bents (Agrostis spp.)  Grassland habitat
Soft Rush (Juncus effusus)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Sharp-flowered Rush (Juncus acutiflorus)  marsh-icon-2 bog habitat
Yorkshire Fog (Holcus lanatus)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Mat Grass (Nardus stricta)  Moorland habitat heathland habitat Grassland habitat
Sweet-vernal Grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Sheep’s Fescue (Festuca ovina)  Grassland habitat
Deergrass (Trichophorum germanicum)  Grassland habitat
Hair’s-tail Cottongrass (Eriophorum vaginatum)  Grassland habitat

Moss and Liverworts

Common Name (Scientific Name) Habitat
Cypress-leaved Plait-moss (Hypnum cupressiforme)  Woodland habitat
Common Haircap (Polytrichum commune)  marsh-icon-2 bog habitat
Glittering Wood-moss (Hylocomium splendens)  Woodland habitat
Feathery Bog-moss (Sphagnum cuspidatum)  Woodland habitat bog habitat
Red-stemmed Feather-moss (Pleurozium schreberi)  heathland habitat
Springy Turf-moss (Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus)  heathland habitat Grassland habitat marsh-icon-2
Woolly Fringe-moss (Racomitrium lanuginosum)  Woodland habitat
Bog Bead-moss (Aulacomnium palustre)  marsh-icon-2
Acute-leaved Bog-moss (Sphagnum capillifolium)  bog habitat heathland habitat
Compact Bog-moss (Sphagnum compactum)  heathland habitat
Flat-topped Bog-moss (Sphagnum fallax)  marsh-icon-2 bog habitat
Little Shaggy-moss (Rhytidiadelphus loreus)  Grassland habitat
Stags horn clubmoss (Lycopodium clavatum)  Grassland habitat
Purple spoonwort (Pleurozia purpurea)  Grassland habitat


Common Name (Scientific Name) Habitat
Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta)  Woodland habitat bog habitat
Grey Willow (Salix cinerea)  Woodland habitat
Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)  Woodland habitat heathland habitat
Silver Birch (Betula pendula)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis)  Woodland habitat
Alder (Alnus glutinosa)  Grassland habitat Woodland habitat
Japanese Larch (Larix kaempferi)  heathland habitat
Juniper (Juniperus communis)  Woodland habitat Moorland habitat


Common Name (Scientific Name) Habitat
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Pine Marten (Martes martes)  Woodland habitat
Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Common Pipistrelle Bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Soprano Pipistrelle Bat (Pipistrellus pygmaeus)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Daubenton’s Bat (Myotis daubentonii)  Woodland habitat


Common Name (Scientific Name) Habitat
Great Tit (Parus major)  Woodland habitat
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)  Grassland habitat
Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)  Grassland habitat Woodland habitat
Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat Woodland habitat
Skylark (Alauda arvensis)  Grassland habitat heathland habitat
Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)  Woodland habitat heathland habitat Moorland habitat
Coal Tit (Periparus ater)  Woodland habitat
Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)  Woodland habitat

**Species in black type confirmed during ecological surveys by Rafe Dewar and colleagues at MacArthur Green, during 2014. Species in green type recorded 2015 by Katy Malone Conservation Officer, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Charity number 1115634 (England & Wales) SCO42830 (Scotland)

Further work is planned for 2017.