| Birds | Mammals | Terrestrial life | Flying insects | Pondlife |
The Garden’s proximity to the River Thames, the practice of leaving seed heads to develop, the provision of bird boxes and feeders and the minimal use of chemicals actively encourage bird life here.
- Definitely breeding here: Dunnock, wren, robin, blackbird, song thrush, long-tailed tit, coal tit, great tit, blue tit.
- Common visitors: Grey heron, mallard duck, wood pigeon, great spotted woodpecker, jay, magpie, carrion crow, starling, greenfinch.
- Rare migrant visitors: Kingfisher, grey wagtail, blackcap, whitethroat, chiffchaff, goldcrest, willow warbler, spotted flycatcher.
- Those seen flying over the garden: Cormorant, sparrowhawk, herring gull, lesser black backed gull.