Pochin's Bridge, South Wigston

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 70

    Description

    Pochin’s Bridge is a natural greenspace adjacent to a new housing development in South Wigston, situated to the north of the Grand Union Canal. It contains areas of young broadleaved plantation woodland and open grassland, adjacent to areas of woodland and scrub owned by Leicestershire County Council. 

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    WhitethroatSylvia communis01/05/2019JamieG
    Little EgretEgretta garzetta01/05/2019JamieG
    StarlingSturnus vulgaris01/05/2019JamieG
    House SparrowPasser domesticus01/05/2019JamieG
    Holly BlueCelastrina argiolus01/05/2019JamieG
    SwiftApus apus01/05/2019JamieG
    Small WhitePieris rapae01/05/2019JamieG
    JackdawCorvus monedula01/05/2019JamieG
    Small TortoiseshellAglais urticae01/05/2019JamieG
    7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata01/05/2019JamieG
    MallardAnas platyrhynchos01/05/2019JamieG
    MoorhenGallinula chloropus01/05/2019JamieG
    14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata01/05/2019JamieG
    Wall SpeedwellVeronica arvensis01/05/2019JamieG
    PeacockAglais io01/05/2019JamieG

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Beetles14 Spot ladybirdPropylea quattuordecimpunctata01/05/2019
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata01/05/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix12/12/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major01/05/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.09/05/2018
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola12/12/2018
    WildflowersCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilLotus corniculatus01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon ChickweedStellaria media01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon Field-speedwellVeronica persica01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon GroundselSenecio vulgaris01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica09/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon RagwortSenecio jacobaea01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon VetchVicia sativa subsp. segetalis01/05/2019
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris09/05/2018
    WildflowersCreeping ButtercupRanunculus repens01/05/2019
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis09/05/2018
    WildflowersCurled DockRumex crispus01/05/2019
    WildflowersCut-leaved Crane's-billGeranium dissectum01/05/2019
    WildflowersDaisyBellis perennis09/05/2018
    WildflowersDandelion agg.Taraxacum officinale agg.09/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersDog-roseRosa canina01/05/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersDogwoodCornus sanguinea01/05/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly Mining BeeAndrena haemorrhoa09/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesFalse Oat-grassArrhenatherum elatius01/05/2019
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata09/05/2018
    WildflowersGreater PlantainPlantago major09/05/2018
    ButterfliesGreen-veined WhitePieris napi09/05/2018