Pochins Bridge, South Wigston

    Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 99

    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. 


    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
    FliesBee FlyBombylius major01/05/2019
    BirdsBlackbirdTurdus merula11/09/2019
    BirdsBlackcapSylvia atricapilla26/04/2020
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesBlue-tailed DamselflyIschnura elegans19/06/2019
    BirdsBlue TitCyanistes caeruleus11/09/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.09/05/2018
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris09/05/2018
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo11/09/2019
    BirdsCarrion CrowCorvus corone11/09/2019
    BirdsChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita26/04/2020
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCock's-footDactylis glomerata19/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola12/12/2018
    WildflowersCommon Bird's-foot-trefoilLotus corniculatus19/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum11/09/2019
    WildflowersCommon ChickweedStellaria media01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon Field-speedwellVeronica persica01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon GroundselSenecio vulgaris01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica09/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon RagwortJacobaea vulgaris01/05/2019
    WildflowersCommon VetchVicia sativa01/05/2019
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris09/05/2018
    WildflowersCreeping ButtercupRanunculus repens09/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCrested Dog's-tailCynosurus cristatus19/06/2019
    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.01/05/2019
    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 elatius19/06/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersField-roseRosa arvensis19/06/2019
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata09/05/2018
    BirdsGreat TitParus major11/09/2019
    WildflowersGreat WillowherbEpilobium hirsutum19/06/2019
    WildflowersGreater PlantainPlantago major09/05/2018
    ButterfliesGreen-veined WhitePieris napi09/05/2018
    BirdsGrey HeronArdea cinerea12/12/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHawthornCrataegus monogyna01/05/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHazelCorylus avellana13/11/2019
    MammalsHedgehogErinaceus europaeus13/11/2019
    WildflowersHogweedHeracleum sphondylium09/05/2018
    ButterfliesHolly BlueCelastrina argiolus01/05/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera09/05/2018
    BirdsHouse SparrowPasser domesticus01/05/2019
    BirdsJackdawCorvus monedula01/05/2019
    BirdsLittle EgretEgretta garzetta01/05/2019
    BirdsLong-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus11/09/2019
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos01/05/2019
    WildflowersMeadow ButtercupRanunculus acris09/05/2018
    WildflowersMeadow Crane's-billGeranium pratense01/05/2019
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesMeadow FoxtailAlopecurus pratensis01/05/2019
    WildflowersMeadowsweetFilipendula ulmaria09/05/2018
    BirdsMoorhenGallinula chloropus01/05/2019
    MammalsMuntjacMuntiacus reevesi13/11/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari12/12/2018
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines26/04/2020
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io26/04/2020
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesPerennial Rye-grassLolium perenne19/06/2019
    Woodlice, CrustaceansPill WoodlouseArmadillidium vulgare19/06/2019
    WildflowersPrickly Sow-thistleSonchus asper01/05/2019
    WildflowersPurple-loosestrifeLythrum salicaria13/11/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRam's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries12/12/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius09/05/2018
    ButterfliesRed AdmiralVanessa atalanta11/09/2019
    WildflowersRed CampionSilene dioica09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed Mason BeeOsmia bicornis01/05/2019
    BirdsRedwingTurdus iliacus12/12/2018
    WildflowersRibwort PlantainPlantago lanceolata01/05/2019
    BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula11/09/2019
    WildflowersRough ChervilChaerophyllum temulum19/06/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersRowanSorbus aucuparia01/05/2019
    WildflowersSelfhealPrunella vulgaris19/06/2019
    WildflowersShepherd's-purseCapsella bursa-pastoris01/05/2019
    ButterfliesSmall TortoiseshellAglais urticae01/05/2019
    ButterfliesSmall WhitePieris rapae01/05/2019
    WildflowersSpear ThistleCirsium vulgare01/05/2019
    ButterfliesSpeckled WoodPararge aegeria09/05/2018
    Mosses & LiverwortsSpringy Turf-mossRhytidiadelphus squarrosus19/06/2019
    BirdsStarlingSturnus vulgaris01/05/2019
    BirdsSwallowHirundo rustica19/06/2019
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesSweet Vernal-grassAnthoxanthum odoratum01/05/2019
    BirdsSwiftApus apus01/05/2019
    WildflowersThyme-leaved SpeedwellVeronica serpyllifolia09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum09/05/2018
    WildflowersTufted VetchVicia cracca19/06/2019
    WildflowersWall SpeedwellVeronica arvensis01/05/2019
    BirdsWhitethroatSylvia communis01/05/2019
    WildflowersWild StrawberryFragaria vesca01/05/2019
    WildflowersWild TeaselDipsacus fullonum09/05/2018
    WildflowersYellow-rattleRhinanthus minor19/06/2019
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesYorkshire-fogHolcus lanatus19/06/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMelecta albifrons01/05/2019