First introduced to the park in 1664, over 40 pelicans have since made the park their home. Find out more about St James’s Park’s pelicans.
Although the park has foxes, Wood Mice and Brown Rats these are largely active at night and it is the Grey Squirrel is the most likely mammal for visitors to see.
The majority of trees in the park are Plane trees, which can be seen running alongside The Mall, Birdcage Walk and Horse Guards Parade.
The Mallard is probably the most well known wild duck on the lake in St James's Park and can be seen all year. Other British species of duck seen on the lake include: Shelduck, Wigeon, Gadwall, Teal, Pintail, Shoveler, Common Pochard and Goldeneye.