Pochin's Bridge, South Wigston

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 83

    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


    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io01/05/2019
    ButterfliesSmall TortoiseshellAglais urticae01/05/2019
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata09/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesMeadow FoxtailAlopecurus pratensis01/05/2019
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos01/05/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly Mining BeeAndrena haemorrhoa09/05/2018
    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
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesSweet Vernal-grassAnthoxanthum odoratum01/05/2019
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris09/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera09/05/2018
    BirdsSwiftApus apus01/05/2019
    BirdsGrey HeronArdea cinerea12/12/2018
    Woodlice, CrustaceansPill WoodlouseArmadillidium vulgare19/06/2019
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesFalse Oat-grassArrhenatherum elatius01/05/2019
    WildflowersDaisyBellis perennis09/05/2018
    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
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major01/05/2019
    WildflowersShepherd's-purseCapsella bursa-pastoris01/05/2019
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis09/05/2018
    ButterfliesHolly BlueCelastrina argiolus01/05/2019
    WildflowersRough ChervilChaerophyllum temulum19/06/2019
    WildflowersSpear ThistleCirsium vulgare01/05/2019
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata01/05/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersDogwoodCornus sanguinea01/05/2019