There is an abundance of wildlife to be found within the Park, especially in the woodland areas. The most plentiful being foxes and squirrels.
The nationally scarce musk stork's bill Erodium moschatum occurs in the short turf in the northern end of Peckham Rye Common.
Only a single species of amphibian has been recorded in the Park, this being the smooth newt Triturus vulgaris. No reptiles have been recorded in the Park. However, the slow worm Anguis fragilis, common lizard Lacerta vivpara and the introduced red-eared terrapin have been recorded.
Unidentified pipistrelles Pipistrellus sp(p).
There are many birds to be found in the woodland area including species of tit, nuthatch, blackbird, greater spotted woodpecker and song thrush. Substantial flocks of herring gull visit the Park and the Common during the winter months.
The stag beetle Lucanus cervus has been recorded. The stag beetle is Britain's largest terrestrial beetle- between 5cm and 8cm in length. A nationally scarce and globally threatened species, it is protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981.
Beehives are situated in the meadow area beyond the pond in the Community Wildlife Garden
This squirrel is called Sammy. He's a bad squirrel, very bad.