Bouskell Park, Blaby

Wildlife Highlights

The park is good for fungi in Autumn.

Wild places

Total species seen at this site: 30

Description

Bouskell Park is an attractive area of parkland set on the remains of a medieval village. It is an old Victorian parkland with a pond, grassland and woodland

Latest records

Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
Hybrid PrimrosePrimula x pruhonicensis26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirens26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
RamsonsAllium ursinum26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
MallardAnas platyrhynchos26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
CowslipPrimula veris26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
MoleTalpa europaea26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Bird CherryPrunus padus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
RabbitOryctolagus cuniculus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolata26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Wood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Lords-and-LadiesArum maculatum26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
RobinErithacus rubecula26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Song ThrushTurdus philomelos26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
HornbeamCarpinus betulus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
Getting There

Bouskell Park is on Welford Road in Blaby. A small car park is present.


Group Common name Latin name Last seen
Bees, Wasps, AntsCherry Gall WaspCynips quercusfolii24/09/2015
BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos26/04/2017
BirdsCanada GooseBranta canadensis17/04/2010
BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula26/04/2017
BirdsMagpiePica pica26/04/2017
BirdsSong ThrushTurdus philomelos26/04/2017
BirdsMistle ThrushTurdus viscivorus26/04/2017
FungiField MushroomAgaricus campestris13/10/2011
FungiBlushing Wood MushroomAgaricus silvaticus16/10/2004
FungiChlorophyllum brunneum16/10/2004
FungiShaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodes04/11/2014
FungiClouded FunnelClitocybe nebularis04/11/2014
FungiGlistening InkcapCoprinellus micaceus04/11/2014
FungiCommon InkcapCoprinopsis atramentaria04/11/2014
FungiHare's-foot InkcapCoprinus lagopus04/11/2014
FungiCommon RustgillGymnopilus penetrans16/10/2004
FungiSheathed WoodtuftKuehneromyces mutabilis04/11/2014
FungiTawny FunnelLepista flaccida04/11/2014
FungiGiant FunnelLeucopaxillus giganteus13/10/2011
MammalsRabbitOryctolagus cuniculus26/04/2017
MammalsMoleTalpa europaea26/04/2017
Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHornbeamCarpinus betulus26/04/2017
Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBird CherryPrunus padus26/04/2017
WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata26/04/2017
WildflowersRamsonsAllium ursinum26/04/2017
WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa26/04/2017
WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum26/04/2017
WildflowersIntermediate Water-starwortCallitriche hamulata24/09/2015
WildflowersMarsh-marigoldCaltha palustris16/04/2006
WildflowersGreen AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirens26/04/2017