Ashby Woulds Trail, Conkers Waterside, Sarahs Wood, Barretts Pool, Moira Furnace

Wild places

Total species seen at this site: 364

Description

This group of reclaimed greenspaces includes 5 very different sites covering a wide area of land formally used for heavy industry.  This section of the Ashby Woulds Trail links the sites together and includes Sarah’s Wood which was planted in 1995 with designed for access for all, and the Moira Furnace Industrial Heritage site.

Latest records

Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
Nettle-leaved BellflowerCampanula trachelium04/08/2017Ben Devine
Grass SnakeNatrix natrix01/08/2017mistamarkie
White-letter HairstreakSatyrium w-album25/07/2017Richard Jeffery
Small CopperLycaena phlaeas25/07/2017Richard Jeffery
Common BluePolyommatus icarus25/07/2017Richard Jeffery
Common RagwortSenecio jacobaea19/07/2017Ben Devine
SelfhealPrunella vulgaris19/07/2017Ben Devine
CinnabarTyria jacobaeae19/07/2017Ben Devine
White CloverTrifolium repens19/07/2017Ben Devine
Wood AvensGeum urbanum19/07/2017Ben Devine
ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita19/07/2017Ben Devine
Green WoodpeckerPicus viridis19/07/2017Ben Devine
Tufted VetchVicia cracca19/07/2017Ben Devine
AgrimonyAgrimonia eupatoria19/07/2017Ben Devine
Bramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.19/07/2017Ben Devine

Group Common Name Latin Name Last Seen
AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo06/08/2016
AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria13/07/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera21/06/2016
Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/06/2016
Bees, Wasps, AntsWhite-tailed Bumble BeeBombus lucorum agg.21/06/2016
Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum06/07/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum04/06/2016
Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris09/03/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsNegro AntFormica fusca30/09/1987
Bees, Wasps, AntsYellow Meadow AntLasius flavus30/09/1987
Bees, Wasps, AntsSmall Black AntLasius niger30/09/1987
Bees, Wasps, AntsMyrmica ruginodis30/09/1987
BeetlesCantharis rustica04/06/2016
Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata05/07/2016
BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis06/07/2017
BeetlesCommon Malachite BeetleMalachius bipustulatus04/06/2016
BeetlesOedemera lurida06/07/2017
BeetlesSwollen-thighed BeetleOedemera nobilis04/06/2016
BeetlesPolydrusus formosus04/06/2016
BeetlesViburnum BeetlePyrrhalta viburni04/06/2016
BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva05/07/2016
BirdsSparrowhawkAccipiter nisus01/03/2011
BirdsLong-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus13/04/2017
BirdsKingfisherAlcedo atthis26/06/2017
BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos13/04/2017
BirdsSwiftApus apus08/07/2016
BirdsCanada GooseBranta canadensis09/03/2017
BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo06/07/2017
BirdsGoldfinchCarduelis carduelis06/07/2017
BirdsTreecreeperCerthia familiaris25/04/2017