Kirby Road Ponds

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 77

    Description

    This site comprises a number of ponds and ditches created as as extensive urban drainage scheme. It has been colonised by a wide range of wetland plants and now provides excellent habitat.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Small CopperLycaena phlaeas17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Common DarterSympetrum striolatum17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Common FrogRana temporaria17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Branched Bur-reedSparganium erectum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Fool's Water-cressApium nodiflorum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Sloe BugDolycoris baccarum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    KnotgrassPolygonum aviculare15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Many-seeded GoosefootChenopodium polyspermum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Red GoosefootChenopodium rubrum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Sun SpurgeEuphorbia helioscopia15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Whirlpool RamshornAnisus vortex15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Jenkins' Spire SnailPotamopyrgus antipodarum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Field Damsel BugNabis ferus15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Bembidion dentellum09/08/2018David Nicholls
    Bembidion articulatum09/08/2018David Nicholls

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria17/09/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius25/07/2018
    BeetlesBembidion articulatum09/08/2018
    BeetlesBembidion dentellum09/08/2018
    BeetlesBembidion quadrimaculatum25/07/2018
    BeetlesAdonis' LadybirdHippodamia variegata25/07/2018
    BirdsGoldfinchCarduelis carduelis25/07/2018
    BirdsGreenfinchCarduelis chloris25/07/2018
    BirdsGrey PartridgePerdix perdix12/06/2013
    BugsSloe BugDolycoris baccarum15/08/2018
    BugsCommon PondskaterGerris lacustris25/07/2018
    BugsField Damsel BugNabis ferus15/08/2018
    BugsCommon ShorebugSaldula saltatoria09/08/2018
    ButterfliesSmall CopperLycaena phlaeas17/09/2018
    CranefliesTipula lateralis25/07/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesCommon DarterSympetrum striolatum17/09/2018
    FishThree-spined SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesFalse Oat-grassArrhenatherum elatius25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon Soft-bromeBromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon CouchElytrigia repens25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesToad RushJuncus bufonius25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesPerennial Rye-grassLolium perenne25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesBulrushTypha latifolia25/07/2018
    HoverfliesMarmalade HoverflyEpisyrphus balteatus25/07/2018
    MammalsBrown RatRattus norvegicus15/11/2017
    MothsCinnabarTyria jacobaeae25/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsWhirlpool RamshornAnisus vortex15/08/2018
    Slugs & SnailsDwarf Pond SnailGalba truncatula25/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGreat Pond SnailLymnaea stagnalis25/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsJenkins' Spire SnailPotamopyrgus antipodarum15/08/2018