flora settlements, gorse at Goosegreen

PLANTS AND BIRDLIFE AROUND SETTLEMENTS- click on an icon to find the plant or bird

Settlement habitats around Stanley and settlements have some trees and shrubs, particularly Monterey Cypress, Gorse (introduced for sheltering hedges), and Native Boxwood. Stands of conifers have also been planted in some areas.
tussac grass Tussac Grass Poa flabellata sheeps sorrel Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella
gorse Gorse Ulex europaeus boxwood Boxwood Hebe elliptica
orange hawksweed Orange Hawkweed Heiracium aurantiacum mouse ear weed Field Mouse Ear Cerastium arvense
dandelions Dandelion  Taraxacum gilliesii / Taraxacum officinale monterey cypress tree Monterey Cypress Cupressus macrocarpa
Dove's-foot crane's bill Geranium molle Heath Speedwell Veronica officinalis
button weed Buttonweed Leptinella scariosa link to field pansy Field Pansy Viola arvensis

Birds that might be seen around Stanley and settlements:

upland geese Upland Goose Chloephaga picta kelp geese Kelp Goose Chloephaga hybrida
barn owl Barn Owl Tyto alba dolphin gulls Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii
black crowned night heron quawk Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax cyanocephalus dominican gull Kelp or Dominican Gull Larus dominicanus
link to house sparrow House Sparrow Passer domesticus link to siskin Black-chinned Siskin Carduelis barbata
link to falkland thrush Falkland Thrush Turdus falcklandii long tailed meadowlark robin Long-tailed Meadowlark Sturnella loyca falklandica
dark faced ground tyrant, bluebird Dark-faced Ground Tyrant Muscisaxicola macloviana    

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