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: 63

    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
    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
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum04/05/2018
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata30/04/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major03/05/2018
    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
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesEriophyes exilis27/06/2018
    BeetlesPine LadybirdExochomus quadripustulatus03/08/2018
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna03/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    WildflowersFritillaria meleagris03/05/2018
    WildflowersWood AvensGeum urbanum04/05/2018
    WildflowersGround-ivyGlechoma hederacea04/05/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    BeetlesCream-streaked LadybirdHarmonia quadripunctata29/05/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix04/05/2018
    WildflowersBluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta03/05/2018
    WildflowersWhite Dead-nettleLamium album04/05/2018
    BugsLeptopterna dolabrata11/07/2019