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
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly Mining BeeAndrena haemorrhoa09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris09/05/2018
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni09/05/2018
    ButterfliesSpeckled WoodPararge aegeria09/05/2018
    ButterfliesGreen-veined WhitePieris napi09/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.09/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata09/05/2018
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris09/05/2018
    WildflowersDaisyBellis perennis09/05/2018
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis09/05/2018
    WildflowersWild TeaselDipsacus fullonum09/05/2018
    WildflowersMeadowsweetFilipendula ulmaria09/05/2018
    WildflowersHogweedHeracleum sphondylium09/05/2018
    WildflowersGreater PlantainPlantago major09/05/2018
    WildflowersMeadow ButtercupRanunculus acris09/05/2018
    WildflowersRed CampionSilene dioica09/05/2018
    WildflowersDandelion agg.Taraxacum officinale agg.09/05/2018
    WildflowersCommon NettleUrtica dioica09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRam's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries12/12/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix12/12/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari12/12/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola12/12/2018
    BirdsGrey HeronArdea cinerea12/12/2018
    BirdsRedwingTurdus iliacus12/12/2018
    MammalsMuntjacMuntiacus reevesi12/12/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMelecta albifrons01/05/2019