Peckleton

    Ladybirds and Longhorns

    Recently published - new County Summaries and Atlases to two of the most popular groups of beetles - Longhorns and Ladybirds - by Graham Finch, VC55 County Recorder for Coleoptera. More...

    Total species seen in this parish: 75

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    Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council

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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
    SkylarkAlauda arvensis11/01/2019G D McPhail
    MallardAnas platyrhynchos11/01/2019G D McPhail
    Red-legged PartridgeAlectoris rufa11/01/2019G D McPhail
    Brown HareLepus europaeus10/12/2018Ken Charity
    HedgehogErinaceus europaeus07/10/2018Orientalis
    Prickly LettuceLactuca serriola03/07/2018Steve Harris
    Narrow-bordered Five-Spot Burnet MothZygaena lonicerae03/07/2018Steve Harris
    Six-Spot BurnetZygaena filipendulae03/07/2018Steve Harris
    Brown ArgusAricia agestis10/06/2018Adrian Baker
    Burnet CompanionEuclidia glyphica10/06/2018Adrian Baker
    Common Bird's-foot-trefoilLotus corniculatus10/06/2018Robert Carter
    Ground-elderAegopodium podagraria10/06/2018Robert Carter
    BrackenPteridium aquilinum10/06/2018Robert Carter
    BrackenPteridium aquilinum10/06/2018Robert Carter
    TormentilPotentilla erecta22/05/2018Steve Harris

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum30/08/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBedeguar Gall WaspDiplolepis rosae20/08/2017
    BeetlesSwollen-thighed BeetleOedemera nobilis22/05/2018
    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
    BirdsWood PigeonColumba palumbus15/02/2017
    BirdsPied WagtailMotacilla alba22/05/2018
    BirdsPheasantPhasianus colchicus04/03/2017
    BirdsMagpiePica pica15/02/2017
    BirdsWhinchatSaxicola rubetra30/04/2016
    BirdsBlackbirdTurdus merula15/02/2017
    BirdsRing OuzelTurdus torquatus12/04/2015
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io16/05/2015
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines16/05/2015
    ButterfliesBrown ArgusAricia agestis10/06/2018
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni20/08/2017
    ButterfliesSmall CopperLycaena phlaeas17/05/2015
    ButterfliesCommon Blue butterflyPolyommatus icarus16/05/2015
    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
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major17/05/2015

    Species group Total no. of species Total no. of records
    Total7592
    Wildflowers2935
    Birds1318
    Moths78
    Butterflies68
    Dragonflies and Damselflies44
    Flies, Gnats and Midges33
    Fungi22
    Beetles22
    Ferns & Horsetails24
    Bees, Wasps, Ants22
    Mammals23
    Slugs & Snails11
    Trees, Shrubs & Climbers11
    Hoverflies11