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
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTawny Mining BeeAndrena fulva03/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNeuroterus saliens27/11/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesPine LadybirdExochomus quadripustulatus03/08/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    BeetlesCream-streaked LadybirdHarmonia quadripunctata29/05/2019
    Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata04/05/2018
    BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva05/07/2018
    BeetlesRhamphus oxyacanthae01/11/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    BugsLeptopterna dolabrata11/07/2019
    BugsLindbergina aurovittata22/08/2018
    BugsGreen ShieldbugPalomena prasina03/05/2018
    BugsRhopalus subrufus04/05/2018
    ButterfliesSmall SkipperThymelicus sylvestris06/07/2018
    CranefliesTipula rufina03/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major03/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesPhytomyza agromyzina30/10/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesPhytomyza cytisi01/11/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesYellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria04/05/2018
    FungiArum RustPuccinia sessilis30/04/2019
    Grasshoppers & CricketsSpeckled Bush-cricketLeptophyes punctatissima11/07/2019
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata30/04/2019
    HoverfliesCheilosia illustrata04/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    MothsDusty Apple PigmyBohemannia pulverosella04/07/2019
    MothsOak Bent-wingBucculatrix ulmella06/07/2018