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A large member of the buttercup family.

© Dave Appleton

A wading bird is often a nocturnal feeder.The Golden Plover arrives onto the mountain tops from its lowland wintering grounds in the  spring. The Cumbrian  breeding population of 1,500 is found mainly in the northern Pennines with a few in the Lake District high fells.

© H Zell

A tall plant with finely toothed leaves.

Greater bird's-foot trefoil

Perennial with erect and ascending stems.

© Frank Vassen

Found breeding in hedgerows and verges on the edge of grassland. Breeding pairs in Cumbria are estimated to be  2,500.