Habitats and Rare Priority and Protected Species (HaRPPS) species list

The species listed below require special attention in the management of Britain's forest and woodland.

Species are either rare, protected, or occur on the Biodiverstity Action Plan priority list. In other words the species are all subject to special protection through legislation or policy.

Mammals (22) Birds (37) Herptiles (5) Invertebrates (29) Vascular plants (15) Lower plants (23)
  • Barbastelle bat
  • Bechsteins bat
  • Brandt's bat
  • Brown hare
  • Brown long-eared bat
  • Common pipistrelle bat
  • Daubenton's bat
  • Dormouse
  • Eurasian badger
  • European water vole
  • Greater horseshoe bat
  • Lesser horseshoe bat
  • Mountain hare
  • Nathusius's pipistrelle
  • Natterer's bat
  • Noctule bat
    Otter
    Pine marten
  • Red squirrel
  • Soprano pipistrelle bat
  • Whiskered bat
  • Wildcat
  • Barn owl
  • Black grouse
    Bullfinch
  • Capercaillie
  • Common scoter
  • Crested tit
  • Divers spp
  • Eurasian siskin
  • Golden eagle
  • Goshawk
  • Hawfinch
  • Hen harrier
  • Honey buzzard
  • Lesser spotted woodpecker
  • Linnet
    Marsh tit
  • Merlin
  • Nightjar
  • Osprey
  • Red kite
  • Red-backed shrike
  • Redwing
  • Reed bunting
  • Ring ouzel
  • Scottish crossbill
  • Short-eared owl
  • Slavonian grebe
  • Song thush
  • Spotted flycatcher
  • Tree sparrow
  • Turtle dove
  • White-tailed Eagle
  • Willow tit
  • Wood sandpiper
  • Wood warbler
  • Woodcock
  • Woodlark
  • Great crested newt
  • Adder
  • Natterjack toad
  • Sand lizard
  • Smooth snake
  • Argent and Sable
  • Aspen hoverfly
  • Azure hawker dragonfly
  • Barred tooth-striped
  • Chequered skipper
  • Dark bordered beauty
  • Dipoena torva (a spider)
  • Freshwater pearl mussel
  • Hairy wood ant
  • Heath fritillary
  • Hemerobius perelegans (a lacewing)
  • High-brown fritillary
  • Jumping weevil
  • Lime bark beetle
  • Lipsothrix nervosa (a cranefly)
  • Mason bee
  • Melanapion minimum (a weevil)
  • Narrow-headed ant
  • Pearl-bordered fritillary
  • Rhadiurgus variabilis (a true fly)
  • Scottish wood ant
  • Southern wood ant
  • Square spotted clay
  • Stag beetle
  • Sword grass
  • Ten-spotted pot beetle/leaf beetle
  • Thereva handlirschi (a true fly)
  • Tipula limbata (a true fly)
  • Waved carpet moth
  • Clustered bellflower
  • Corn mint
  • Dewberry
  • Early gentian
  • Greater butterfly-orchid
  • Heath cudweed
  • Intermediate wintergreen
  • Juniper
  • Killarney fern
  • Lady's slipper orchid
  • Lesser butterfly-orchid
  • Ley's whitebeam
  • One-flowered wintergreen
  • Small cow-wheat
  • Twinflower
  • Acrobolbus wilsonii
  • Graphis alboscripta
  • Cladonia botrytes
  • Pseudocyphellaria norvegica
  • Hydnellum aurantiacum
  • Hydnellum caeruleum
  • Hydnellum concrescens
  • Hydnellum ferrugineum
  • Hydnellum peckii
  • Hydnellum scrobiculatum
  • Phellodon melaleucus
  • Bankera fuligineoalba
  • Hydnellum spongiosipes(spies)
  • Phellodon confluens
  • Phellodon niger
  • Phellodon tomentosus
  • Sarcodon glaucopus
  • Sarcodon squamosus = S. imbricatus
  • Sarcodon scabrosus
  • Hypocreopsis rhododendri
  • Nitella gracilis
  • Schismatomma graphidioides
  • Piptoporus quercinus