Gynsill Meadow

    Wildlife Highlights

    The rough grassland attracts many invertebrates and the hedges and trees offer good habitat for birds.

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 60

    Description

    This area was created by Blaby District Council and constitutes a large grassland area surrounded by mature hedges and trees.


    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva03/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNeuroterus saliens27/11/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesPine LadybirdExochomus quadripustulatus03/08/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    BeetlesCream-streaked LadybirdHarmonia quadripunctata29/05/2019
    Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva05/07/2018
    BeetlesRhamphus oxyacanthae01/11/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    BugsLindbergina aurovittata22/08/2018
    BugsGreen ShieldbugPalomena prasina03/05/2018
    BugsRhopalus subrufus04/05/2018
    ButterfliesSmall SkipperThymelicus sylvestris06/07/2018
    CranefliesTipula rufina03/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major03/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesPhytomyza agromyzina30/10/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesPhytomyza cytisi01/11/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesYellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria04/05/2018
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata30/04/2019
    HoverfliesCheilosia illustrata04/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    MothsOak Bent-wingBucculatrix ulmella06/07/2018
    MothsHorse-chestnut Leaf MinerCameraria ohridella01/11/2018
    MothsInlaid Grass-veneerCrambus pascuella06/07/2018
    MothsLaburnum Leaf MinerLeucoptera laburnella01/11/2018
    MothsHazel SlenderParornix devoniella30/10/2018