The ancient woodland of Borthwood Copse is home to a number of birds typical of woodlands. Keep your eyes open and you should find goldcrests and woodpeckers as well as more common species.
Across the Isle of Wight, we have many different habitats, from sea to estuary to high downland. So there is so much to see and hear.
The copse is home to many woodland butterfly species. They include the white admiral, silver-washed fritillary, speckled wood and purple hairstreak.
We offer many different habitats across the Isle of Wight. They suit a wide variety of butterflies, including some less common ones. Here are some of our favourite locations.
Borthwood Copse comes alive with flowers before the leaves of the trees take up the light. Wood anemones and bluebells are especially good here.
Wildflowers abound across the Isle of Wight, and we take special care to manage their habitats. Here are some other locations to try.