Plants & Fungi
|Birds Foot Trefoil|
Find out more about Culbin’s tough coastal grasses, flowers and shrubs and how they have adapted to the unusual soil conditions, or have even taken root specifically because of them.
And while it’s easy to get distracted by a brightly-coloured flower, many of Culbin’s year-round plants are equally fascinating, such as its lichen beds and mosses, or the glorious carpets of vivid fungi which appear with the warm, wet weather of the late Summer and Autumn.
Read more about:
Forest Insects (Invertebrates)
Look down and see the hectic activity on the forest floor - without the invertbrates, Culbin would be a less fertile place.
Pondlife (dragonflies, amphibians etc.)
Without the ponds and pools at Culbin, the forest would be lifeless. Read more about the pondlife that abounds here.
Badgers, squirrels, seals and other mammals
An amazing variety of mammals, from sea to tree top
The natural timeline page outlines how Culbin's plants, wildlife and landscape have changed over the millenia and in recent history.