Port & Wey - Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish

Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish Recorded on the Isle of Portland and Weymouth since 30 May 17
(Species of real interest in Pink)

Mammals

 Badger (heard)
First Recorded - 25 May 20 (Wakeham)

 Bottle-nosed Dolphin
First Recorded - 23 Sep 17 (The Bill)

 Bottle-nosed Dolphin
25 Mar 18 (The Bill)

Common Shrew
First Recorded - 26 Feb 20 (Church Ope Cove)

Fox
First recorded - 13 Jun 17 (Wakeham)

Hedgehog (Not seen but evidence to prove there was one in the garden)
First Recorded - 7 Apr 20 (Wakeham)



Bunny
First recorded - 9 Jun 17 (The Grove)

 Pipistrelle "type" Bat
First Recorded - 19 Apr 19 (Wakeham)

This is one of the Pipistrelle species seen in Pennsylvania Castle Wood on 22 Mar 20

And here a few stills from 22 Mar 20













Roe Deer
First Recorded  - 30 Sep 18 (Lodmoor)

Reptiles


Common LizardZootoca vivipara
First recorded - 9 Jun 17 (Broadcroft Quarry)

Slow-worm
First recorded - 15 Jun 17 (Perryfields Quarry)

Wall LizardPodarcis muralis
First recorded - 9 Jul 17 (Rufus Castle)

Wall LizardsPodarcis muralis

Adder (female)
First recorded - 8 May 18 (Rufus Castle)

Adder (female)

Adder (female)


Amphibians

Frog
First Recorded - 12 Jul 17 (Wakeham)

Toad
First Recorded - 24 Jul 17 (Wakeham)


Palmate Newt

Palmate Newt
First Recorded - 29 Jan 18 (Wakeham)

Decapods

Velvet Swimming Crab, Necora puber
First Recorded - 20 May 19 (Portland Marina)



Sea Fish

Black-faced Blenny, Tripterygion delaisi
First Recorded - 20 May 19 (Portland Marina)


Garfish
First recorded - 19 Jun 17 (Stone Pier, Weymouth)

Mackerel
First recorded - 25 May 18 (The Hood)


Pollack and Pouting  (Pollack top and bottom of bucket)
First recorded -  Pollack 19 Jun 17 (Stone Pier, Weymouth)
First recorded -  Pouting 9 Jul 17 (Stone Pier, Weymouth)

Red Gurnard
First recorded - 25 May 18 (The Hood)


Red Gurnard


Sandeel
First recorded - 19 Jun 17 (Stone Pier, Weymouth)

Sea Stickleback - Spinachia spinachia
First Recorded - 13 Aug 19 (Portland Marina)


Corkwing Wrasse
First recorded - 19 Jun 17 (Stone Pier, Weymouth)

Jellyfish

Jellyfish
First recorded - 19 Jun 17 (Stone Pier, Weymouth)

Barrel Jellyfish, Rhizostoma pulmo
First Recorded - 18 May 19 (Off the West Cliff)

Cephalopoda

Common Cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis
First Recorded - 8 Sep 19 (The Hood)