Beacon Hill Country Park

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 406

    Description

    At 248m, the summit of Beacon Hill Country Park is the 2nd highest in Leicestershire and boasts panoramic views across the county and beyond. The park covers 135 hectares and includes woodland, heathland, grassland, and wildflower meadows.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    TurkeytailTrametes versicolor22/02/2018Barbara Cooper
    Hoof FungusFomes fomentarius22/02/2018Barbara Cooper
    RobinErithacus rubecula12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    BuzzardButeo buteo12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    Carrion CrowCorvus corone12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    DunnockPrunella modularis12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    JackdawCorvus monedula12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    ChaffinchFringilla coelebs12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    Blue TitCyanistes caeruleus12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    Great TitParus major12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    BlackbirdTurdus merula12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    Wood PigeonColumba palumbus12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    Bracken MapRhopographus filicinus12/02/2018Steve Mathers
    Bracken MapRhopographus filicinus01/02/2018Barbara Cooper
    Managed By
    Leicestershire County Council

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Algae, Bacteria, VirusKlebsormidium crenulatum22/02/2017
    Algae, Bacteria, VirusTrentepohlia sp.25/03/2017
    AmphibiansPalmate NewtLissotriton helveticus15/06/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix16/02/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari04/10/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola25/12/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsKnopper Oak Gall WaspAndricus quercuscalicis04/09/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida04/05/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum05/08/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum04/10/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSilk Button Gall WaspNeuroterus numismalis25/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHornetVespa crabro12/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon WaspVespula vulgaris04/10/2016
    BeetlesCantharis decipiens14/06/2013
    BeetlesCantharis nigricans14/06/2013
    BeetlesCantharis pellucida14/06/2013
    BeetlesCantharis rufa14/06/2013
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata25/03/2017
    BeetlesFalse LadybirdEndomychus coccineus04/05/2017
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis15/04/2017
    BeetlesLeistus spinibarbis15/06/2013
    BeetlesCommon CockchaferMelolontha melolontha14/06/2013
    BeetlesNebria brevicollis14/06/2013
    BeetlesNotiophilus substriatus22/02/2017
    BeetlesPodabrus alpinus14/06/2013
    BeetlesTwo-banded Longhorn BeetleRhagium bifasciatum04/05/2017
    BeetlesRhagonycha lignosa14/06/2013
    BeetlesSermylassa halensis23/09/2017
    BeetlesMinotaur BeetleTyphaeus typhoeus23/09/2017
    BirdsSparrowhawkAccipiter nisus23/09/2017