Gynsill Meadow

    Wildlife Highlights

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

    Managed By
    Blaby District Council
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 68

    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
    FungiArum RustPuccinia sessilis30/04/2019
    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
    MothsCopper ErmelRoeslerstammia erxlebella07/08/2019
    WildflowersCowslipPrimula veris04/05/2018
    BeetlesCream-streaked LadybirdHarmonia quadripunctata29/05/2019
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    MothsDusty Apple PigmyBohemannia pulverosella04/07/2019
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SnailCornu aspersum04/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata04/05/2018
    WildflowersGermander SpeedwellVeronica chamaedrys03/05/2018
    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 verna04/05/2018