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: 68

    Description

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

    Latest records

    Managed By
    Blaby District Council

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNeuroterus saliens27/11/2018
    BeetlesRhamphus oxyacanthae01/11/2018
    BugsLeptopterna dolabrata11/07/2019
    BugsLindbergina aurovittata22/08/2018
    BugsRhopalus subrufus04/05/2018
    CranefliesTipula rufina03/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesPhytomyza agromyzina30/10/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesPhytomyza cytisi01/11/2018
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata30/04/2019
    HoverfliesCheilosia illustrata04/05/2018
    SawfliesProfenusa pygmaea11/07/2019
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesEriophyes exilis27/06/2018
    WildflowersFritillaria meleagris03/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesYellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria04/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AvensGeum urbanum04/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa03/05/2018
    SawfliesWillow Redgall SawflyPontania proxima01/11/2018
    WildflowersWhite Dead-nettleLamium album04/05/2018
    MothsWhite-bodied MidgetPhyllonorycter joannisi30/10/2018
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesWalnut Orb WeaverNuctenea umbratica04/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva03/05/2018
    Grasshoppers & CricketsSpeckled Bush-cricketLeptophyes punctatissima11/07/2019
    ButterfliesSmall SkipperThymelicus sylvestris06/07/2018
    MothsSmall Beech PigmyStigmella tityrella28/11/2017
    MothsSix-Spot BurnetZygaena filipendulae03/07/2018
    MothsScarce Maple PigmyStigmella aceris30/10/2018
    MothsRuby TigerPhragmatobia fuliginosa04/07/2019
    MothsRose Leaf MinerStigmella anomalella30/10/2018
    WildflowersRibwort PlantainPlantago lanceolata04/05/2018
    MothsRed Hazel MidgetPhyllonorycter nicellii30/10/2018