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
    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
    WildflowersShepherd's-purseCapsella bursa-pastoris25/07/2018
    WildflowersWavy Bitter-cressCardamine flexuosa25/07/2018
    WildflowersFat-henChenopodium album25/07/2018
    WildflowersMany-seeded GoosefootChenopodium polyspermum25/07/2018
    WildflowersRed GoosefootChenopodium rubrum15/08/2018
    WildflowersCreeping ThistleCirsium arvense25/07/2018
    WildflowersSpear ThistleCirsium vulgare25/07/2018
    WildflowersGreat WillowherbEpilobium hirsutum25/07/2018
    WildflowersSun SpurgeEuphorbia helioscopia15/08/2018
    WildflowersCaper SpurgeEuphorbia lathyris17/09/2018
    WildflowersWood AvensGeum urbanum25/07/2018
    WildflowersBristly OxtongueHelminthotheca echioides25/07/2018
    WildflowersHogweedHeracleum sphondylium25/07/2018
    WildflowersPrickly LettuceLactuca serriola25/07/2018
    WildflowersNipplewortLapsana communis25/07/2018
    WildflowersPineappleweedMatricaria discoidea25/07/2018
    WildflowersWater-cressNasturtium officinale25/07/2018
    WildflowersCommon PoppyPapaver rhoeas25/07/2018
    WildflowersRedshankPersicaria maculosa25/07/2018
    WildflowersRibwort PlantainPlantago lanceolata25/07/2018
    WildflowersGreater PlantainPlantago major25/07/2018
    WildflowersKnotgrassPolygonum aviculare15/08/2018
    WildflowersCurled PondweedPotamogeton crispus15/08/2018
    WildflowersCreeping ButtercupRanunculus repens25/07/2018