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

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 916


    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
    Early Meadow-grassPoa infirma22/03/2019Geoffrey Hall
    Green WoodpeckerPicus viridis08/03/2019glen Rayner
    TreecreeperCerthia familiaris08/03/2019glen Rayner
    Common WhitlowgrassErophila verna20/02/2019Melinda Bell
    Snowy DiscoLachnum virgineum07/02/2019Melinda Bell
    AshFraxinus excelsior07/02/2019celiar
    ElderSambucus nigra07/02/2019celiar
    SycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus07/02/2019celiar
    RowanSorbus aucuparia07/02/2019celiar
    HazelCorylus avellana07/02/2019celiar
    Silver BirchBetula pendula07/02/2019celiar
    HawthornCrataegus monogyna07/02/2019celiar
    HollyIlex aquifolium07/02/2019celiar
    YewTaxus baccata07/02/2019celiar
    Wild CherryPrunus avium07/02/2019celiar

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo06/08/2016
    AmphibiansSmooth NewtLissotriton vulgaris31/03/2006
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria13/07/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAnoplius nigerrimus04/09/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera21/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius06/08/2016
    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
    BeetlesAloconota gregaria01/05/1992
    BeetlesAmara communis07/1992
    BeetlesAmara eurynota30/09/1987
    BeetlesAmara familiaris09/1992
    BeetlesAmara lunicollis01/06/1992