Gynsill Meadow

    Wildlife Highlights

    The rough grassland attracts many invertebrates and the hedges and trees offer good habitat for birds.

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 42

    Description

    This area was created by Blaby District Council and constitutes a large grassland area surrounded by mature hedges and trees.

    Latest records

    Managed By
    Blaby District Council

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva03/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesPine LadybirdExochomus quadripustulatus03/08/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva05/07/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    BugsLindbergina aurovittata22/08/2018
    BugsGreen ShieldbugPalomena prasina04/05/2018
    BugsRhopalus subrufus04/05/2018
    ButterfliesSmall SkipperThymelicus sylvestris06/07/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major03/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesYellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria04/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    MothsOak Bent-wingBucculatrix ulmella06/07/2018
    MothsInlaid Grass-veneerCrambus pascuella06/07/2018
    MothsSmall Beech PigmyStigmella tityrella28/11/2017
    MothsSix-Spot BurnetZygaena filipendulae03/07/2018
    MothsNarrow-bordered Five-Spot Burnet MothZygaena lonicerae03/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SnailCornu aspersum04/05/2018
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesEriophyes exilis27/06/2018
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesWalnut Orb WeaverNuctenea umbratica04/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix04/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata04/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa03/05/2018
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum04/05/2018
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis04/05/2018