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
    BirdsGrey PartridgePerdix perdix12/06/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius25/07/2018
    BeetlesAdonis' LadybirdHippodamia variegata25/07/2018
    BirdsGoldfinchCarduelis carduelis25/07/2018
    BirdsGreenfinchCarduelis chloris25/07/2018
    BugsCommon PondskaterGerris lacustris25/07/2018
    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 CouchElytrigia repens25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesToad RushJuncus bufonius25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesPerennial Rye-grassLolium perenne25/07/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesBulrushTypha latifolia25/07/2018
    HoverfliesMarmalade HoverflyEpisyrphus balteatus25/07/2018
    MammalsBrown RatRattus norvegicus25/07/2018
    MothsCinnabarTyria jacobaeae25/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsDwarf Pond SnailGalba truncatula25/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGreat Pond SnailLymnaea stagnalis25/07/2018
    Slugs & SnailsWandering Pond SnailRadix balthica25/07/2018
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesGarden SpiderAraneus diadematus25/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAlderAlnus glutinosa25/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHawthornCrataegus monogyna25/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix25/07/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.25/07/2018
    WildflowersCommon Water-plantainAlisma plantago-aquatica25/07/2018
    WildflowersScarlet PimpernelAnagallis arvensis25/07/2018
    WildflowersFool's Water-cressApium nodiflorum25/07/2018
    WildflowersLesser BurdockArctium minus25/07/2018
    WildflowersMugwortArtemisia vulgaris25/07/2018
    WildflowersSpear-leaved OracheAtriplex prostrata25/07/2018