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: 59

    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
    Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata04/05/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major03/05/2018
    WildflowersBluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta03/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon Dog-violetViola riviniana04/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica04/05/2018
    BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva05/07/2018
    WildflowersCowslipPrimula veris03/05/2018
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SnailCornu aspersum04/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata04/05/2018
    WildflowersGermander SpeedwellVeronica chamaedrys04/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    BugsGreen ShieldbugPalomena prasina03/05/2018
    WildflowersGround-ivyGlechoma hederacea04/05/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    MothsHawthorn MidgetPhyllonorycter corylifoliella30/10/2018
    MothsHazel SlenderParornix devoniella30/10/2018
    MothsHorse-chestnut Leaf MinerCameraria ohridella01/11/2018
    MothsInlaid Grass-veneerCrambus pascuella06/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix04/05/2018
    WildflowersIvy-leaved SpeedwellVeronica hederifolia04/05/2018
    MothsLaburnum Leaf MinerLeucoptera laburnella01/11/2018
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna03/05/2018
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum04/05/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    MothsNarrow-bordered Five-Spot Burnet MothZygaena lonicerae03/07/2018
    MothsNut Leaf Blister MothPhyllonorycter coryli30/10/2018