Natural History This section provides information on local species, both common and rare and aims over time to produce an historical record of wildlife in the parish.
Danehill Parish has a rich animal and plant life, which includes some rare species. The north of the parish includes part of Ashdown Forest an internationally important Ramsar wetland site. The slideshow shows examples of rarer species reported in this area, both regulars and occasional visitors.
News Janet Woolcot reports that Swifts are nesting in Danehill Memorial Hall this year. They have chosen to nest in the roof again despite us providing custom-made nest boxes. How annoying is that!
Brown Hare has been sighted recently on Broadhurst Estate at TQ403 299 by Mike Kirk of Horsted Keynes. Chris Drewery found a dead hare at TQ40742971 in mid May.This is the first sightings of hare in the area for many years. If you see any hares please report at firstname.lastname@example.org