Some once-common species are disappearing from our countryside – 10 that have suffered acute declines in recent years are:
- Small tortoiseshell butterfly
- New Forest cicada
- Turtle dove
- Cosnard’s net-winged Beetle
- Wart-biter Cricket
- Bearded false darkling beetle
- Natterjack toad
- Red squirrel
You can find more information on how to help each of these endangered species by following the link below.
Also, the yellow and grey wagtails are in decline too. Anything we can do to help these animals ultimately helps the human race, we need to remember that, and love and appreciate our wildlife more.