Gynsill Meadow

    Managed By
    Blaby District Council
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 76

    Description

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

    Wildlife Highlights

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


    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    MothsSmall Beech PigmyStigmella tityrella28/11/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva03/05/2018
    BugsGreen ShieldbugPalomena prasina03/05/2018
    CranefliesTipula rufina03/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa03/05/2018
    WildflowersFritillaria meleagris03/05/2018
    WildflowersBluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta03/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata04/05/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    BugsRhopalus subrufus04/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesYellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria04/05/2018
    HoverfliesCheilosia illustrata04/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SnailCornu aspersum04/05/2018
    SpidersWalnut Orb WeaverNuctenea umbratica04/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix04/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata04/05/2018
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum04/05/2018
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis04/05/2018
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna04/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AvensGeum urbanum04/05/2018
    WildflowersGround-ivyGlechoma hederacea04/05/2018
    WildflowersWhite Dead-nettleLamium album04/05/2018
    WildflowersRibwort PlantainPlantago lanceolata04/05/2018