Clipsham Park Wood

    Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary

    Managed By
    Forestry Commission England
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 191

    Description

    Ancient woodland covering 55 ha. but now planted with conifers. It seems likely that it was an Ash-Maple wood, with a rich flora, including Some of the rides are wide and valuable features.

    Wildlife Highlights

    Water Avens Geum rivale, Toothwort Lathraea squamaria, Greater Butterfly-orchid Platanthera chlorantha and Wild Service-tree Sorbus torminalis and been recorded before it was planted with conifers but a number of interesting plants are still present.


    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Slugs & SnailsBrown Soil SlugArion distinctus23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsLong-toothed Herald SnailCarychium tridentatum23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsWhite-lipped SnailCepaea hortensis23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsNetted SlugDeroceras reticulatum23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsDiscus SnailDiscus rotundatus23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsTree SlugLehmannia marginata23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsGarlic SnailOxychilus alliarius23/09/1989
    Slugs & SnailsBudapest SlugTandonia budapestensis23/09/1989
    BirdsMarsh TitPoecile palustris09/05/2013
    MothsPale Oak BeautyHypomecis punctinalis15/05/2014
    MothsSmall WainscotDenticucullus pygmina19/09/2014
    WildflowersGreen HelleboreHelleborus viridis29/02/2016
    BirdsCuckooCuculus canorus28/04/2016
    ButterfliesCommaPolygonia c-album28/04/2016
    FungiPale Bramble RustKuehneola uredinis28/04/2016
    FungiPuccinia lagenophorae28/04/2016
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesGlaucous SedgeCarex flacca20/04/2017
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesField Wood-rushLuzula campestris20/04/2017
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum20/04/2017
    WildflowersWater AvensGeum rivale20/04/2017
    WildflowersYellow ArchangelLamiastrum galeobdolon20/04/2017
    WildflowersEarly Purple OrchidOrchis mascula20/04/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNeuroterus tricolor29/06/2017
    BugsPsyllopsis fraxini agg.29/06/2017
    BugsTrioza apicalis29/06/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesDasineura auritae29/06/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesIteomyia major29/06/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesRabdophaga rosaria29/06/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesTaxomyia taxi29/06/2017
    FungiColeosporium tussilaginis29/06/2017
    FungiOak MildewErysiphe alphitoides29/06/2017
    FungiPlantain MildewGolovinomyces sordidus29/06/2017
    FungiViolet Bramble RustPhragmidium violaceum29/06/2017
    FungiPuccinia lapsanae29/06/2017
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAceria macrochela29/06/2017
    SawfliesPristiphora monogyniae29/06/2017
    Slugs & SnailsBrown-lipped SnailCepaea nemoralis29/06/2017
    WildflowersHairy St John's-wortHypericum hirsutum29/06/2017
    WildflowersRed BartsiaOdontites vernus29/06/2017
    WildflowersBetonyStachys officinalis29/06/2017
    WildflowersUpright Hedge-parsleyTorilis japonica29/06/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRam's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsKnopper Oak Gall WaspAndricus quercuscalicis27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndricus solitarius27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCynips agama27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSputnik Gall WaspDiplolepis nervosa27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBedeguar Gall WaspDiplolepis rosae27/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSmooth Spangle GallNeuroterus albipes27/08/2017
    BugsAsterodiaspis sp.27/08/2017
    BugsFig GallTetraneura ulmi27/08/2017
    BugsTrioza remota27/08/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesBlackberry Leaf MidgeDasineura plicatrix27/08/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesLittle Black Pudding Gall MidgeDasineura pteridis27/08/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesDasineura rosae27/08/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesSemudobia skuhravae27/08/2017
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesSemudobia tarda27/08/2017
    FliesThistle Gall FlyUrophora cardui27/08/2017
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAceria cephalonea27/08/2017
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsCauliflower Gall MiteAceria fraxinivora27/08/2017
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAceria pseudoplatani27/08/2017
    SawfliesBlennocampa phyllocolpa27/08/2017
    SawfliesWillow Gall SawflyPontania pedunculi27/08/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersDewberryRubus caesius27/08/2017
    WildflowersCorn MintMentha arvensis27/08/2017
    FungiJelly Ear FungusAuricularia auricula-judae14/01/2018
    FungiBlushing BracketDaedaleopsis confragosa14/01/2018
    FungiHazel WoodwartHypoxylon fuscum14/01/2018
    FungiBirch PolyporePiptoporus betulinus14/01/2018
    MammalsFallow DeerDama dama14/01/2018
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesHarmandiola globuli14/06/2018
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesMacrodiplosis pustularis14/06/2018
    FliesChirosia grossicauda14/06/2018
    FungiChokeEpichloe typhina14/06/2018
    FungiMelampsora populnea14/06/2018
    FungiRose RustPhragmidium mucronatum14/06/2018
    FungiCrown RustPuccinia coronata14/06/2018
    MammalsCommon ShrewSorex araneus14/06/2018
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAcalitus rudis14/06/2018
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsRed Pustule GallAceria aceriscampestris14/06/2018
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAceria eriobia14/06/2018
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAculus craspedobius14/06/2018
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsCecidophyopsis psilaspis14/06/2018
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsPhyllocoptes goniothorax14/06/2018
    WildflowersBee OrchidOphrys apifera14/06/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesWood Small-reedCalamagrostis epigejos14/08/2018
    WildflowersWild AngelicaAngelica sylvestris14/08/2018
    BirdsLesser RedpollCarduelis cabaret08/04/2019
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io08/04/2019
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines08/04/2019
    FliesBee FlyBombylius major08/04/2019
    FungiPhragmidium fragariae18/04/2019
    FungiArum RustPuccinia sessilis18/04/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum07/05/2019
    FungiYellow FieldcapBolbitius titubans07/05/2019
    FungiCalloria neglecta07/05/2019
    FungiBlack Witches ButterExidia glandulosa07/05/2019
    FungiMeadowsweet Rust FungusTriphragmium ulmariae07/05/2019
    FungiBluebell RustUromyces muscari07/05/2019
    ButterfliesDingy SkipperErynnis tages19/05/2019
    ButterfliesGrizzled SkipperPyrgus malvae19/05/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum17/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsWhite-jawed Yellow-face BeeHylaeus confusus17/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSmall Nomad BeeNomada flavoguttata17/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBare-saddled Blood BeeSphecodes ephippius17/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHairy Legged Mining BeeDasypoda hirtipes11/07/2019
    HoverfliesXylota sylvarum11/07/2019
    ButterfliesPurple EmperorApatura iris15/07/2019
    ButterfliesSmall CopperLycaena phlaeas15/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMegachile versicolor16/07/2019
    BeetlesSilpha atrata17/07/2019
    ButterfliesPurple HairstreakFavonius quercus17/07/2019
    ButterfliesWhite-letter HairstreakSatyrium w-album17/07/2019
    Grasshoppers & CricketsDark Bush-cricketPholidoptera griseoaptera17/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsShort-horned Yellow-face BeeHylaeus brevicornis18/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Yellow Face BeeHylaeus communis21/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsWhite-zoned Furrow BeeLasioglossum leucozonium21/07/2019
    BeetlesRed-breasted Carrion BeetleOiceoptoma thoracicum21/07/2019
    FliesPhysocephala rufipes21/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOyster Gall WaspNeuroterus anthracinus09/10/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSpangle Gall WaspNeuroterus quercusbaccarum09/10/2019
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesDasineura pustulans09/10/2019
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesDasineura urticae09/10/2019
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesJaapiella veronicae09/10/2019
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesLighthouse GallRondaniola bursaria09/10/2019
    FungiErysiphe capreae09/10/2019
    FungiErysiphe lonicerae var. lonicerae09/10/2019
    FungiErysiphe pisi09/10/2019
    FungiMelampsora caprearum09/10/2019
    FungiPhyllactinia fraxini09/10/2019
    FungiPuccinia glechomatis09/10/2019
    FungiSycamore TarspotRhytisma acerinum09/10/2019
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAceria campestricola09/10/2019
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsPhytoptus avellanae09/10/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena bicolor23/03/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHairy-footed Flower BeeAnthophora plumipes23/03/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsGarden BumblebeeBombus hortorum23/03/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum23/03/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris23/03/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsFabricius' Nomad BeeNomada fabriciana23/03/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNomada leucophthalma23/03/2020
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni23/03/2020
    FliesTachina ursina23/03/2020
    ReptilesCommon LizardZootoca vivipara23/03/2020
    BeetlesCantharis pellucida17/05/2020
    FliesCommon Awl RobberflyNeoitamus cyanurus17/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilLotus corniculatus17/05/2020
    WildflowersRagged-RobinSilene flos-cuculi17/05/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSilk Button Gall WaspNeuroterus numismalis27/05/2020
    BugsRed-and-black FroghopperCercopis vulnerata27/05/2020
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesDasineura ulmaria27/05/2020
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesIteomyia capreae27/05/2020
    FliesChirosia betuleti27/05/2020
    FungiErysiphe heraclei27/05/2020
    FungiPuccinia betonicae27/05/2020
    FungiCreeping Thistle RustPuccinia punctiformis27/05/2020
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsEriophyes similis27/05/2020
    SawfliesWillow Bean SawflyPontania bridgmanii27/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon FigwortScrophularia nodosa21/06/2020
    WildflowersCommon ValerianValeriana officinalis21/06/2020
    BugsJumping Plant LouseTrichochermes walkeri30/08/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBuckthornRhamnus cathartica30/08/2020
    WildflowersMarsh CudweedGnaphalium uliginosum30/08/2020
    WildflowersCommon FleabanePulicaria dysenterica30/08/2020
    WildflowersRound-leaved FluellenKickxia spuria12/09/2020
    WildflowersScarlet PimpernelLysimachia arvensis12/09/2020
    WildflowersThyme-leaved SpeedwellVeronica serpyllifolia12/09/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCherry Gall WaspCynips quercusfolii14/09/2020
    WildflowersCommon Eyebright agg.Euphrasia officinalis agg.14/09/2020
    WildflowersMeadowsweetFilipendula ulmaria14/09/2020
    WildflowersHoary RagwortJacobaea erucifolia14/09/2020
    WildflowersMeadow VetchlingLathyrus pratensis14/09/2020
    WildflowersSilverweedPotentilla anserina14/09/2020
    WildflowersCreeping CinquefoilPotentilla reptans14/09/2020
    WildflowersScentless MayweedTripleurospermum inodorum14/09/2020
    WildflowersWall SpeedwellVeronica arvensis14/09/2020
    WildflowersBush VetchVicia sepium14/09/2020
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesDasineura trifolii15/10/2020
    FungiShaggy Ink CapCoprinus comatus15/10/2020
    FungiErysiphe adunca15/10/2020
    FungiErysiphe tortilis15/10/2020
    FungiGolovinomyces cichoracearum15/10/2020
    FungiCommon PuffballLycoperdon perlatum15/10/2020
    FungiCoral SpotNectria cinnabarina15/10/2020
    FungiPhragmidium bulbosum15/10/2020
    FungiPodosphaera erigeron-canadensis15/10/2020
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAcalitus stenaspis15/10/2020
    MothsSmall Beech PigmyStigmella tityrella15/10/2020
    Slime MouldsDog Sick Slime MouldMucilago crustacea15/10/2020