Ashby Woulds Trail, Conkers Waterside, Sarahs Wood, Barretts Pool, Moira Furnace

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 909


    This group of reclaimed greenspaces includes 5 very different sites covering a wide area of land formally used for heavy industry.  This section of the Ashby Woulds Trail links the sites together and includes Sarah’s Wood which was planted in 1995 with designed for access for all, and the Moira Furnace Industrial Heritage site.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Irish Yellow SlugLimacus maculatus11/12/2018David Nicholls
    Garden SnailCornu aspersum11/12/2018David Nicholls
    Budapest SlugTandonia budapestensis11/12/2018David Nicholls
    Arion distinctus11/12/2018David Nicholls
    Lecanora chlarotera11/12/2018David Nicholls
    Lecidella elaeochroma11/12/2018David Nicholls
    Viper's BuglossEchium vulgare11/12/2018Simon Melen
    CootFulica atra11/12/2018Simon Melen
    Dove's-foot Crane's-billGeranium molle11/12/2018Simon Melen
    CleaversGalium aparine11/12/2018Simon Melen
    YarrowAchillea millefolium11/12/2018Simon Melen
    Wild CarrotDaucus carota subsp. carota11/12/2018Simon Melen
    Mute SwanCygnus olor11/12/2018Simon Melen
    Herb-RobertGeranium robertianum11/12/2018Simon Melen
    MagpiePica pica11/12/2018Simon Melen

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo24/03/2012
    AmphibiansSmooth NewtLissotriton vulgaris19/11/1992
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria18/05/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAnoplius nigerrimus04/09/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera21/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius06/07/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsWhite-tailed Bumble BeeBombus lucorum agg.21/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum06/07/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum04/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris09/03/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNegro AntFormica fusca30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsYellow Meadow AntLasius flavus30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSmall Black AntLasius niger30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMyrmica ruginodis30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMyrmica sabuleti30/09/1987
    BeetlesAbax parallelepipedus07/1992
    BeetlesAcupalpus dubius21/06/2001
    BeetlesAgabus bipustulatus02/07/1989
    BeetlesAgabus sturmii02/07/1989
    BeetlesAgathidium laevigatum01/05/1992
    BeetlesAgriotes acuminatus05/1992
    BeetlesWireworm Click BeetleAgriotes obscurus05/1992
    BeetlesAgriotes pallidulus05/1992
    BeetlesAgriotes sputator05/1992
    BeetlesAleochara ruficornis01/05/1992 to 01/06/1992
    BeetlesAloconota gregaria01/05/1992
    BeetlesAmara communis06/1992
    BeetlesAmara eurynota30/09/1987
    BeetlesAmara familiaris09/1992
    BeetlesAmara lunicollis01/06/1992