Summer - Key Species

The list below shows you what species are around, or at their best during Summer (Jun - Aug) in the Scottish Borders

Birds

Go to the excellent resource at www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/index.aspx for more information on the above species.

Mammals

Reptiles & Amphibians

Butterflies and Dragonflies

  • Including Green Hairstreak Butterfly, Common Blue Butterfly, Northern Brown Argus Butterfly, Orange-tip Butterfy. Painted Lady Butterfly, Small Pearl - bordered Fritillary, Wall Brown Butterfly
  • Black Darter Dragonfly, Emporer Dragonfly, Large Red Damselfly

Plants

  • Bluebell, Guelder Rose, Herb Robert, Red Campion, Wall Lettuce, Water Crowfoot, Common Rockrose, Giant Bellflower, Sea Kale, Early Marsh Orchid, Coral Root, Juniper


For far more detailed records and information of the fantastic natural range we have here go to https://data.nbn.org.uk/ and more detailed information on the species we have here can be found elsewhere on the internet or through written media.