The Dalton Piercy Nature reserve yields an abundance of wildlife, including bats, owls and water voles. It’s well worth the visit, especially for walkers.
For more information on The Batts Nature Reserve click here.
BBC Survey 1986 wildlife in Elwick and Dalton Piercy area.
Rare Deer Water-Vole Stoat Uncommon Hare Bat Weasel Toad Cricket Fairly-common Fox Newt Mole Rabbit Stickle-back Minnow Moths Butterflies Wild Bees Frogs Common Hedgehog Rat Bank-Vole Field-Mouse Mouse Ladybird Wasps Birds: Rare Peawit Bull-finch Sparrowhawk Wild Ducks Woodpecker Coal Tit Cuckoo Wild Geese Skylark Curlew Uncomon Field Fare Wren Pheasant Owl Gold-Finch Swift House Martin Magpie Jackdaw Tree-Creeper Kestrel Crow Fairly Common Green-Finch Robin Thrush Sea-Gulls Pigeons Chaffinch Rook Common Blue-Tit Great-tit Sparrow Starling Blackbird