Welcome to the Carlton NatureSpot page which gives local residents the opportunity to find out about, and contribute to our knowledge of, the wildlife in our parish. Just click on the headers of these news stories to read more.
Carlton is a small rural parish and village in the attractive countryside of western Leicestershire, and the Borough of Hinckley & Bosworth. The Parish has an area of 309.565 Ha, and had 304 registered electors and 146 occupied dwellings in January 2017.
Total species seen in this parish: 5
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
We would like more wildlife observations from the parish. So, if you've seen a species you recognise, from a Blue tit to a Bluebell, click on the header to find out what to do.
|Common Name||Latin Name||Date Recorded||Recorded By|
|Flowering-rush||Butomus umbellatus||29/08/2016||Peter Smith|
|Painted Lady||Vanessa cardui||29/08/2016||Peter Smith|
|Water Vole||Arvicola amphibius||29/08/2015||Pam Darby|
|Banded Demoiselle||Calopteryx splendens||24/07/2012||Douglas Maas|
|Gatekeeper||Pyronia tithonus||24/07/2012||Douglas Maas|
|Group||Common name||Latin name||Last seen|
|Butterflies||Painted Lady||Vanessa cardui||29/08/2016|
|Dragonflies and Damselflies||Banded Demoiselle||Calopteryx splendens||24/07/2012|
|Mammals||Water Vole||Arvicola amphibius||29/08/2015|