Plants and animals in Lüneburg Heath Nature Park

All creatures great and small

The heather and the Heidschnucke (German grey heath) are probably the best-known plant and animal on Lüneburg Heath.

But there are many other species that live here. Many are hard to miss and many live in secret. On the following pages you can find a small selection of other animals and plants.

Heidschnuck, wolf, black grouse & co.

Heather, juniper & co.

Swallows welcome!

Any stupid boy can stamp on a beetle, but all the professors in the world cannot make a new one.

(Chinese proverb)