Species

These species pages include local information about over 150 species found in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Why not use our A-Z of wildlife to quickly find the species you are looking for and then have the facts at your fingertips.

The information includes fascinating facts and where the species can be found as well as what local people and organisations are doing to conserve, maintain and enhance them in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are also beautiful images, video clips, podcasts, audio trails as well as related links, downloads and references in case you want to find out more.

Wharfedale in Yorkshire is a valley favoured by nature and enriched by romance. From 'Wharfedale' by Ella Pontefract & Marie Hartley

A-Z of wildlife

Wood cranesbill with hoverfly, © Anne Riley

Use our A-Z of wildlife to find quickly the species you are looking for.

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