Dr Dover, a specialist in applied ecology, said: 'The great green bush cricket
has a very distinctive song - apparently like a shrill computer printer - but only the males sing.
On the other side of the coin, wildlife previously not seen in Warwickshire - including the conehead bush cricket
, the blub-tailed dragonfly and the bee wolf - are now making their home here.
The Queen's cousin said he hoped the lottery cash would help restore Cannock Chase's natural beauty and wildness, preserving rare insects such as the bog bush cricket
and birds like the nightjar, woodlark and skylark which inhabit its 3,000 acres.
He gave the example of the Roesel's Bush Cricket
which left its normal habitat of the south of England and has been spotted in Moseley Bog, Moseley.
Examples that have already moved into Warwickshire from further south include cetti's warbler; roesel's bush cricket
, and conehead bush cricket
are active in these grassy areas and you may well see brimstone and comma butterflies on the fringes, while buzzards and kestrels have recently been seen soaring above searching for small mammals to snatch.