Peckleton

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    Yellow Dodder

    Earlier this month a strange parasitic plant popped up under a bird feeder in a Leicestershire garden. More...

    Total species seen in this parish: 171

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    Welcome to Peckleton

    Welcome to the Peckleton NatureSpot page which gives local residents the opportunity to find out about, and contribute to our knowledge of, the wildlife in our parish. Just click on the headers of these news stories to read more.

    Recording Peckleton Wildlife

    We would like more wildlife observations from the parish. So, if you've seen a species you recognise, from a Blue tit to a Bluebell, click on the header to find out what to do.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    HedgehogErinaceus europaeus01/07/2020Orientalis
    Common MilkwortPolygala vulgaris14/05/2020Steve Harris
    HedgehogErinaceus europaeus11/05/2020Orientalis
    Bourguignat's SlugArion fasciatus05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Bristly MillipedePolyxenus lagurus05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Dryophilocoris flavoquadrimaculatus05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Irish Yellow SlugLimacus maculatus05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Leistus spinibarbis05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Mouse-ear-hawkweedPilosella officinarum05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Nebria brevicollis05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Netted SlugDeroceras reticulatum05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Cellar SnailOxychilus cellarius05/05/2020David Nicholls
    PignutConopodium majus05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Marchantia polymorpha05/05/2020David Nicholls
    Procumbent Yellow-sorrelOxalis corniculata05/05/2020David Nicholls

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum30/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris05/05/2020
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBedeguar Gall WaspDiplolepis rosae20/08/2017
    BeetlesLeistus spinibarbis05/05/2020
    BeetlesNebria brevicollis05/05/2020
    BeetlesSwollen-thighed BeetleOedemera nobilis22/05/2018
    BeetlesCommon Leaf WeevilPhyllobius pyri05/05/2020
    BeetlesCardinal BeetlePyrochroa serraticornis22/05/2018
    BirdsSkylarkAlauda arvensis11/01/2019
    BirdsRed-legged PartridgeAlectoris rufa11/01/2019
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos15/02/2017
    BirdsGrey HeronArdea cinerea22/05/2018
    BirdsCanada GooseBranta canadensis15/02/2017
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo27/03/2013
    BirdsLinnetCarduelis cannabina07/05/2017
    BirdsWood PigeonColumba palumbus15/02/2017
    BirdsJackdawCorvus monedula05/05/2020
    BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula05/05/2020
    BirdsSwallowHirundo rustica05/05/2020
    BirdsPied WagtailMotacilla alba05/05/2020
    BirdsPheasantPhasianus colchicus05/05/2020
    BirdsChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita05/05/2020
    BirdsMagpiePica pica15/02/2017
    BirdsWhinchatSaxicola rubetra30/04/2016
    BirdsStarlingSturnus vulgaris05/05/2020
    BirdsWrenTroglodytes troglodytes05/05/2020
    BirdsBlackbirdTurdus merula15/02/2017
    BirdsSong ThrushTurdus philomelos05/05/2020
    BirdsRing OuzelTurdus torquatus12/04/2015
    BugsDryophilocoris flavoquadrimaculatus05/05/2020
    BugsFig GallTetraneura ulmi05/05/2020
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io16/05/2015
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines16/05/2015
    ButterfliesBrown ArgusAricia agestis10/06/2018
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni20/08/2017
    ButterfliesSmall CopperLycaena phlaeas17/05/2015
    ButterfliesLarge WhitePieris brassicae05/05/2020
    ButterfliesCommon Blue butterflyPolyommatus icarus15/08/2017
    Centipedes & MillipedesBristly MillipedePolyxenus lagurus05/05/2020
    Craneflies, Gnats & MidgesTipula vernalis05/05/2020
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesBlue-tailed DamselflyIschnura elegans15/08/2017
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesBroad-bodied ChaserLibellula depressa22/05/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesWhite-legged DamselflyPlatycnemis pennipes22/05/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesCommon DarterSympetrum striolatum15/08/2017
    Ferns & HorsetailsSoft Shield FernPolystichum setiferum25/01/2015
    Ferns & HorsetailsBrackenPteridium aquilinum10/06/2018
    FliesVariable BibioBibio varipes05/05/2020
    FliesBee FlyBombylius major17/05/2015
    FliesLucilia sericata05/05/2020
    FliesKite-tailed RobberflyMachimus atricapillus30/08/2017
    FliesRhagio scolopaceus22/05/2018
    FliesYellow Dung FlyScathophaga stercoraria05/05/2020
    FliesTachina fera05/05/2020
    FungiJelly Ear FungusAuricularia auricula-judae06/02/2020
    FungiShaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodes14/10/2019
    FungiHare's-foot InkcapCoprinus lagopus02/11/2017
    FungiKing Alfred's CakesDaldinia concentrica06/02/2020
    FungiGolden WaxcapHygrocybe chlorophana15/08/2017
    FungiWood BlewitLepista nuda14/10/2019
    FungiScarlet ElfcupSarcoscypha austriaca06/02/2020
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesMeadow FoxtailAlopecurus pratensis05/05/2020
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesSweet Vernal-grassAnthoxanthum odoratum05/05/2020
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesPendulous SedgeCarex pendula05/05/2020
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesField Wood-rushLuzula campestris05/05/2020
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata05/05/2020
    HoverfliesRhingia campestris30/08/2017
    LichensAcarospora fuscata05/05/2020
    LichensCaloplaca flavescens05/05/2020
    LichensVerrucaria nigrescens05/05/2020
    MammalsHedgehogErinaceus europaeus11/05/2020
    MammalsBrown HareLepus europaeus10/12/2018
    MammalsMoleTalpa europaea05/05/2020
    Mosses & LiverwortsMarchantia polymorpha05/05/2020
    MothsThe MagpieAbraxas grossulariata10/08/2017
    MothsKnapweed ConchAgapeta zoegana30/08/2017
    MothsSilver YAutographa gamma22/05/2018
    MothsMottled UmberErannis defoliaria05/05/2020
    MothsBurnet CompanionEuclidia glyphica10/06/2018
    MothsSmall Yellow UnderwingPanemeria tenebrata16/05/2015
    MothsSix-Spot BurnetZygaena filipendulae03/07/2018
    MothsNarrow-bordered Five-Spot Burnet MothZygaena lonicerae03/07/2018
    ReptilesGrass SnakeNatrix natrix05/03/2020
    Slugs & SnailsArion ater agg.30/08/2017
    Slugs & SnailsBourguignat's SlugArion fasciatus05/05/2020
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SlugArion hortensis05/05/2020
    Slugs & SnailsDusky SlugArion subfuscus05/05/2020
    Slugs & SnailsChestnut SlugDeroceras invadens05/05/2020
    Slugs & SnailsNetted SlugDeroceras reticulatum05/05/2020
    Slugs & SnailsIrish Yellow SlugLimacus maculatus05/05/2020
    Slugs & SnailsCellar SnailOxychilus cellarius05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersField MapleAcer campestre05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersNorway MapleAcer platanoides05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHorse-chestnutAesculus hippocastanum05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHawthornCrataegus monogyna05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAshFraxinus excelsior05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHollyIlex aquifolium05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHighclere HollyIlex aquifolium x perado = Ilex x altaclerensis05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHoneysuckleLonicera periclymenum05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBlackthornPrunus spinosa05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersElderSambucus nigra05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersYewTaxus baccata05/05/2020
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersGorseUlex europaeus15/02/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersElm agg.Ulmus agg.05/05/2020
    WildflowersYarrowAchillea millefolium05/05/2020
    WildflowersGround-elderAegopodium podagraria10/06/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata05/05/2020
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris05/05/2020
    WildflowersColumbine agg.Aquilegia22/05/2018
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum20/08/2017
    WildflowersDaisyBellis perennis05/05/2020
    WildflowersShepherd's-purseCapsella bursa-pastoris05/05/2020
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis22/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon KnapweedCentaurea nigra10/08/2017
    WildflowersCommon Mouse-earCerastium fontanum05/05/2020
    WildflowersGreater CelandineChelidonium majus05/05/2020
    WildflowersSpear ThistleCirsium vulgare05/05/2020
    WildflowersPignutConopodium majus05/05/2020
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna05/05/2020
    WildflowersMeadowsweetFilipendula ulmaria22/05/2018
    WildflowersCleaversGalium aparine05/05/2020
    WildflowersHerb-RobertGeranium robertianum05/05/2020
    WildflowersGround-ivyGlechoma hederacea05/05/2020
    WildflowersHogweedHeracleum sphondylium05/05/2020
    WildflowersBluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta05/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon Cat's-earHypochaeris radicata05/05/2020
    WildflowersPrickly LettuceLactuca serriola03/07/2018
    WildflowersWhite Dead-nettleLamium album05/05/2020
    WildflowersRed Dead-nettleLamium purpureum05/05/2020
    WildflowersMeadow VetchlingLathyrus pratensis10/08/2017
    WildflowersCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilLotus corniculatus10/06/2018
    WildflowersScarlet PimpernelLysimachia arvensis20/08/2017
    WildflowersPurple-loosestrifeLythrum salicaria15/08/2017
    WildflowersWater MintMentha aquatica15/08/2017
    WildflowersDog's MercuryMercurialis perennis05/03/2020
    WildflowersWood Forget-me-notMyosotis sylvatica05/05/2020
    WildflowersApple-of-PeruNicandra physalodes15/08/2017
    WildflowersWild MarjoramOriganum vulgare20/08/2017
    WildflowersProcumbent Yellow-sorrelOxalis corniculata05/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon PoppyPapaver rhoeas20/08/2017
    WildflowersRedshankPersicaria maculosa10/08/2017
    WildflowersMouse-ear-hawkweedPilosella officinarum05/05/2020
    WildflowersRibwort PlantainPlantago lanceolata05/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon MilkwortPolygala vulgaris22/05/2018
    WildflowersTormentilPotentilla erecta22/05/2018
    WildflowersBarren StrawberryPotentilla sterilis05/05/2020
    WildflowersCreeping ButtercupRanunculus repens05/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon SorrelRumex acetosa05/05/2020
    WildflowersCurled DockRumex crispus22/05/2018
    WildflowersBroad-leaved DockRumex obtusifolius05/05/2020
    WildflowersGreat BurnetSanguisorba officinalis22/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon GroundselSenecio vulgaris05/05/2020
    WildflowersRed CampionSilene dioica22/05/2018
    WildflowersRagged-RobinSilene flos-cuculi22/05/2018
    WildflowersWhite CampionSilene latifolia22/05/2018
    WildflowersCharlockSinapis arvensis10/01/2012
    WildflowersPrickly Sow-thistleSonchus asper05/05/2020
    WildflowersBetonyStachys officinalis15/08/2017
    WildflowersGreater StitchwortStellaria holostea05/05/2020
    WildflowersDevil's-bit ScabiousSuccisa pratensis15/08/2017
    WildflowersRussian Comfrey agg.Symphytum officinale x asperum = S. x uplandicum10/08/2017
    WildflowersDandelion agg.Taraxacum officinale agg.05/05/2020
    WildflowersField Penny-cressThlaspi arvense10/01/2012
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica05/05/2020
    WildflowersGermander SpeedwellVeronica chamaedrys05/05/2020
    WildflowersCommon Field-speedwellVeronica persica05/05/2020
    Woodlice, CrustaceansPill WoodlouseArmadillidium vulgare05/05/2020
    Woodlice, CrustaceansCommon Shiny WoodlouseOniscus asellus05/05/2020
    Woodlice, CrustaceansCommon Rough WoodlousePorcellio scaber05/05/2020

    Species group Total no. of species Total no. of records
    Total171208
    Wildflowers6278
    Birds2128
    Trees, Shrubs & Climbers1619
    Moths89
    Slugs & Snails89
    Flies77
    Fungi77
    Butterflies711
    Beetles55
    Dragonflies and Damselflies44
    Grasses, Rushes & Sedges44
    Woodlice, Crustaceans33
    Lichens33
    Mammals36
    Bees, Wasps, Ants33
    Ferns & Horsetails24
    Bugs22
    Hoverflies22
    Mosses & Liverworts11
    Craneflies, Gnats & Midges11
    Reptiles11
    Centipedes & Millipedes11