A collaboration of coast and countryside organisations on The Lizard Peninsula


Badger (by James Lindsey)With its striking black and white striped head, the badger is one of our most instantly recognisable mammals.
Photo: James Lindsey

Dartmoor Pony

Dartmoor PonyDartmoor Ponies are a favourite breed for conservation grazing. You can find them on our East Cornwall National Nature Reserves.
Photo: Debbie Sea-Kay

Exmoor Pony

Exmoor Pony, the-lizard.org, CornwallThis tough pony is another of our hard-working grazers, helping to conserve the heathland and coastal habitats of The Lizard.
Photo: Steve Townsend

Harvest Mouse

Harvest MouseYou are more likely to spot the closely woven nest of a Harvest Mouse than the animal itself.
Photo: ©Natural England/Julian Dowse


HedgehogHedgehogs are not numerous on The Lizard, but keep an eye out on those late evening strolls from spring to autumn.
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt

Highland Cattle

Highland Cow, Mullion Cliffs, CornwallThe hardiness of this distinctive breed makes it an excellent choice for conservation grazing.
Photo: Steve Townsend


OtterThe shy Otter can be hard to spot, but look for its spraints along river courses and by the coast.
Photo: ©Natural England/Allan Drewitt


RabbitWe’re very familiar with rabbits in Britain, but did you know they are in serious decline in their native range in south-west Europe?
Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt