Wildlife

Flapping wings and creepy crawlies

An orange tip butterfly enjoys the afternoon sun in the Bog Garden

An orange tip butterfly enjoys the afternoon sun in the Bog Garden

The gardens here at Upton are home to a rich variety of wildlife. There are spotting opportunities in all parts of the garden. From birds and butterflies, to frogs and snakes - keep your eyes peeled for birds, bugs and more at Upton.

 

Listen for the bees

Upton's tree blossom in spring and the variety of summer flowers make the background hum of bees at work an almost constant presence. Have you heard them?

Chirp, chirp

Take a look at the bird boxes on the trees along the woodland adventure trail.

Who lives at No 6? Is anyone nesting in No 4?

Unusual visitors

Many unusual and scarce species visit Upton.

Red kites, white admiral butterflies and spotted flycatchers are a few of the rare wildlife that you may be lucky enough to spot.  

Take a closer look

Wildlife can be found in the most unlikely places.

Did you know that Upton's dry stone wall crevices and tree bark are home to a variety of wildlife?

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