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-cressApium nodiflorum15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Gastrophysa polygoni15/08/2018David Nicholls
    Sloe BugDolycoris baccarum15/08/2018David Nicholls

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    BeetlesAdonis' LadybirdHippodamia variegata25/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAlderAlnus glutinosa25/07/2018
    WildflowersAutumn HawkbitScorzoneroides autumnalis25/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.25/07/2018
    WildflowersBranched Bur-reedSparganium erectum25/07/2018
    WildflowersBristly OxtongueHelminthotheca echioides25/07/2018
    WildflowersBroad-leaved DockRumex obtusifolius25/07/2018
    WildflowersBrooklimeVeronica beccabunga25/07/2018
    MammalsBrown RatRattus norvegicus25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesBulrushTypha latifolia25/07/2018
    WildflowersCaper SpurgeEuphorbia lathyris17/09/2018
    WildflowersCelery-leaved ButtercupRanunculus sceleratus25/07/2018
    WildflowersCharlockSinapis arvensis15/08/2018
    MothsCinnabarTyria jacobaeae25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon CouchElytrigia repens25/07/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesCommon DarterSympetrum striolatum17/09/2018
    HoverfliesCommon Drone FlyEristalis tenax17/09/2018
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria17/09/2018
    WildflowersCommon GroundselSenecio vulgaris25/07/2018
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica25/07/2018
    BugsCommon PondskaterGerris lacustris25/07/2018
    WildflowersCommon PoppyPapaver rhoeas25/07/2018
    WildflowersCommon RagwortSenecio jacobaea25/07/2018
    BugsCommon ShorebugSaldula saltatoria09/08/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon Soft-bromeBromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus25/07/2018
    WildflowersCommon Water-plantainAlisma plantago-aquatica25/07/2018
    WildflowersCreeping ButtercupRanunculus repens25/07/2018
    WildflowersCreeping ThistleCirsium arvense25/07/2018
    WildflowersCurled DockRumex crispus25/07/2018
    WildflowersCurled PondweedPotamogeton crispus15/08/2018