Badgers— every day, particularly at dusk up our private lane
Foxes—every day, particularly at dusk
Deer—sometimes seen across the fields surrounding the campsite from the top of the woodland
Woodpeckers (all UK breeds) - hear them knocking all year and see them on tree trunks
Owls— (many different breeds, including Barn Owl, Tawny Owl) - seen & heard in evening and night
Bats—seen swooping around the lake and the top of the main field in the summer
Buzzards—seen soaring above Brakes Coppice on warm days
Many birds—numerous breeds of tit, wagtails, nuthatches, redwings, jays, moorhens, mallards (by the lake in breeding season) and usual woodland and farm land breeds
Lizards—seen on the banks in sunlight on cooler days
Snakes—grass snakes seen on banks in sunlight on cooler days (typically by the lake) and slow worms
Small mammals—there are various breeds of mice, voles, squirrels and hedgehogs to see—some are near invisible though!
Insects—there are a huge variety of caterpillars, butterflies, bugs, beetles, glow-worms, slugs, ants, bees at Brakes Coppice throughout the year. However, the dragonflies and damselflies are best seen during the Summer and we are lucky to have many species here.