Wildlife abounds in the forests and rolling landscape, where you can catch site of deer, house martens, squirrels, hares, foxes, badgers, stoats, ferrets, weasels and several types of bats. Multiple types of birds also populate the area, including: common buzzards, honey buzzards, sparrow hawks, kestrels, tawny owls, great spotted woodpeckers, nuthatches, wood pigeons, woodcocks, grey herons, greylags, mallards, common moorhens, partridges, pheasants, cuckoos, nightingales and many species of small birds.
Subject to conservation and nature protection measures, Sonnerupgaard manor estate is:
- A designated cultural environment worthy of preservation
- Part of Denmark’s largest consecutive landscape preserve, jointly with Aastrup Abbey
- Home to a large oak tree designated as protected in 1933