Lists of animals, plants and fungi from Vorsø



Roebuck, crossing the Vesterdam pond, Vorsø. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)



Hips of common dog rose, glowing in the November evening light, Vorsø. (Photo copyright © by Kaj Halberg)




In the Danish section of this website, you may find lists of various animals, plants, and fungi, encountered on Vorsø. The lists are written in Danish, but with Latin names, so they can at least be used as a quick reference.

The following lists have been completed:


Fungi and slime molds, see Svampe og svampedyr på Vorsø.


Lichens, see Laver på Vorsø.


Mosses, see Mosser på Vorsø.


Dandelions, see Mælkebøtter på Vorsø.


Dragonflies and damselflies, see Guldsmede og vandnymfer på Vorsø.


Hover flies, see Svirrefluer på Vorsø.


True bugs, see Tæger på Vorsø.



The following expressions on occurrence have been used:


alm. = common
almindelig = common
årlig(t) = annually
bestand = population
dårligt kendt = poorly known
efterår = autumn
fåtallig = scarce
forår = spring
formentlig = presumably
formodentlig = presumably
fundet = found
gæst = visitor
hist og her = here and there
ikke afklaret = not clarified
ikke kendt = not known
m. = very
meget = very
registreret = recorded
ret = rather
sikkert = presumably
sjælden = rare
sommer = summer
talrig = abundant
uregelmæssig = fluctuating numbers
vidt udbredt = widely distributed
vinter = winter
ynglefugl = breeding bird