Gynsill Meadow

    Managed By
    Blaby District Council
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 75

    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
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsAceria cerrea11/07/2019
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsWalnut Leaf Gall MiteAceria erinea07/08/2019
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata04/05/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva03/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa03/05/2018
    MothsFour-spot LiftAntispila metallella07/08/2019
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum04/05/2018
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata30/04/2019
    MothsDusty Apple PigmyBohemannia pulverosella04/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major03/05/2018
    MothsLime Bent-wingBucculatrix thoracella04/07/2019
    MothsOak Bent-wingBucculatrix ulmella06/07/2018
    MothsHorse-chestnut Leaf MinerCameraria ohridella01/11/2018
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis04/05/2018
    HoverfliesCheilosia illustrata04/05/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SnailCornu aspersum04/05/2018
    MothsInlaid Grass-veneerCrambus pascuella06/07/2018
    MothsPea MothCydia nigricana16/07/2019
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsEriophyes exilis27/06/2018
    BugsTortoise BugEurygaster (cf) testudinaria25/09/2019
    BeetlesPine LadybirdExochomus quadripustulatus03/08/2018
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna04/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    WildflowersFritillaria meleagris03/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AvensGeum urbanum04/05/2018