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Amphibians & Reptiles
There are not too many different species in this category recorded in the park. As well as the species pictured below the indiginous species, palmate newt, slow worm and grass snake are recorded along with an introduced species of terrapin. The reserve is noted for it's great crested newts and is an Essex stronghold for the species.

Newt, 9th April 2018. Ken Lynn

Young Andrew O Brien warily watching a great crested newt in his garden in Sedgefield Cres. Five were found and relocated in the moat.

, an introduced species of terrapin