Kirby Road Ponds

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 93

    Description

    This site comprises a number of ponds and ditches created as as extensive urban drainage scheme. It has been colonised by a wide range of wetland plants and now provides excellent habitat.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Little EgretEgretta garzetta02/03/2019Roy Denney
    Small CopperLycaena phlaeas17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Long Winged Cone-headConocephalus fuscus17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Caper SpurgeEuphorbia lathyris17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Water-cressNasturtium officinale17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Three-spined SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Common DarterSympetrum striolatum17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Common FrogRana temporaria17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Common Drone FlyEristalis tenax17/09/2018David Nicholls
    Eupeodes luniger17/09/2018David Nicholls
    CharlockSinapis arvensis15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Branched Bur-reedSparganium erectum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Fool's Water-cressHelosciadium nodiflorum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Gastrophysa polygoni15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Sloe BugDolycoris baccarum15/08/2018David Nicholls

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria17/09/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius25/07/2018
    BeetlesBembidion articulatum09/08/2018
    BeetlesBembidion dentellum09/08/2018
    BeetlesBembidion lampros15/08/2018
    BeetlesBembidion quadrimaculatum15/08/2018
    BeetlesChrysolina varians15/08/2018
    BeetlesGastrophysa polygoni15/08/2018
    BeetlesAdonis' LadybirdHippodamia variegata25/07/2018
    BeetlesParanchus albipes15/08/2018
    BeetlesPea-leaf WeevilSitona lineatus15/08/2018
    BirdsGoldfinchCarduelis carduelis25/07/2018
    BirdsGreenfinchCarduelis chloris25/07/2018
    BirdsLittle EgretEgretta garzetta02/03/2019
    BirdsGrey PartridgePerdix perdix12/06/2013
    BugsSloe BugDolycoris baccarum15/08/2018
    BugsCommon PondskaterGerris lacustris25/07/2018
    BugsField Damsel BugNabis ferus15/08/2018
    BugsNysius ericae15/08/2018
    BugsCommon ShorebugSaldula saltatoria09/08/2018
    ButterfliesSmall CopperLycaena phlaeas17/09/2018
    CaddisfliesMystacides azurea15/08/2018
    CranefliesTipula lateralis25/07/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesCommon DarterSympetrum striolatum17/09/2018
    FishThree-spined SticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesFalse Oat-grassArrhenatherum elatius25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon Soft-bromeBromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon CouchElymus repens25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesToad RushJuncus bufonius25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesPerennial Rye-grassLolium perenne25/07/2018