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© Mike Read

A predominantly nocturnal bird of prey, found in the coastal plain of the Solway and the Eden Valley. Breeding pairs in Cumbria 150-200


Consists of leafy rosettes and two to four pairs of stem leaves.

© Margaret Holland

A ground nesting bird found in the northern Pennines part of Cumbria, 185 breeding males in 2000.

Black Knapweed

A clump-forming plant with rough leaves and thistle-like reddish-purple flowers.

Other names: Common knapweed, Hard-heads, Paintbrush.