Thornton Reservoir


Submit a wildlife sighting from this site and it will appear on this page. Please help us build up the list! Submit Records

Wildlife Highlights

Excellent for bird watching with good access via the circular walk around the reservoir. As well as water birds, the adjacent fields and woods attract a wide variety of other birds.

Other Wild Places

Total species seen at this site: 293


Latest Images

Latest Records

Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
Yellow IrisIris pseudacorus26/05/2017David Nicholls
Amphibious BistortPersicaria amphibia26/05/2017David Nicholls
Sand MartinRiparia riparia26/05/2017David Nicholls
HornbeamCarpinus betulus26/05/2017David Nicholls
HopHumulus lupulus26/05/2017David Nicholls
CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo26/05/2017David Nicholls
BulrushTypha latifolia26/05/2017David Nicholls
Common Soft-bromeBromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus26/05/2017David Nicholls
Common Blue DamselflyEnallagma cyathigerum26/05/2017David Nicholls
Dictyna uncinata26/05/2017David Nicholls
Aceria macrochela26/05/2017David Nicholls
Common Malachite BeetleMalachius bipustulatus26/05/2017David Nicholls
Great BurnetSanguisorba officinalis26/05/2017David Nicholls
Orange TipAnthocharis cardamines26/05/2017David Nicholls
Speckled WoodPararge aegeria26/05/2017David Nicholls

Further Information

Managed By

Severn Trent Water

Latest Images

To view further pages of this list and experience all the features of this website you need to register - this is free, quick and secure.

Species List

Group Common Name Latin Name Last Seen
AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo03/09/2016
AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria15/03/2015
Bees, Wasps, AntsGrey Mining BeeAndrena cineraria26/05/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly Mining BeeAndrena haemorrhoa05/06/2012
Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera26/05/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida14/05/2004
Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius26/05/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum27/04/2013
Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum26/05/2017
Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris27/04/2013
Bees, Wasps, AntsSputnik Gall WaspDiplolepis nervosa07/08/2005
Bees, Wasps, AntsSilk Button Gall WaspNeuroterus numismalis30/09/2011
Bees, Wasps, AntsGerman WaspVespula germanica12/05/2016
Beetles2 Spot LadybirdAdalia bipunctata05/06/2012
BeetlesWater LadybirdAnisosticta novemdecimpunctata05/06/2012
BeetlesAphodius prodromus05/06/2012
BeetlesCassida viridis05/06/2012
BeetlesChrysolina polita05/06/2012
BeetlesGalerucella sagittariae30/09/2011
BeetlesGreen Dock BeetleGastrophysa viridula05/06/2012
BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis27/06/2008
BeetlesCream-streaked LadybirdHarmonia quadripunctata05/06/2012
BeetlesStrawberry Seed BeetleHarpalus rufipes05/06/2012
BeetlesCommon Malachite BeetleMalachius bipustulatus26/05/2017
BeetlesOedemera lurida11/06/2015
BeetlesParanchus albipes27/04/2013
BeetlesNettle WeevilPhyllobius pomaceus05/06/2012
BeetlesPhyllobius roboretanus05/06/2012
Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata26/05/2017
BeetlesRhagonycha limbata05/06/2012

To view further pages of this list and experience all the features of this website you need to register - this is free, quick and secure.