Beacon Hill Country Park

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 445

    Description

    At 248m, the summit of Beacon Hill Country Park is the 2nd highest in Leicestershire and boasts panoramic views across the county and beyond. The park covers 135 hectares and includes woodland, heathland, grassland, and wildflower meadows.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    HazelCorylus avellana14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Discus SnailDiscus rotundatus14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Carrion CrowCorvus corone14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    YewTaxus baccata14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    CleaversGalium aparine14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Dusky SlugArion subfuscus14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Dusky SlugArion subfuscus14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Common ChickweedStellaria media14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolata14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Lesser CelandineFicaria verna14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    DaisyBellis perennis14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    GorseUlex europaeus14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Silver BirchBetula pendula14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Golden Pigmy agg.Stigmella aurella agg.14/03/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Managed By
    Leicestershire County Council

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Algae, Bacteria, VirusKlebsormidium crenulatum22/02/2017
    Algae, Bacteria, VirusTrentepohlia sp.25/03/2017
    AmphibiansPalmate NewtLissotriton helveticus13/06/2017
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria28/02/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix16/02/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari24/06/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola25/12/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsKnopper Oak Gall WaspAndricus quercuscalicis04/09/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida04/05/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum04/05/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius23/04/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum04/10/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris23/04/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSilk Button Gall WaspNeuroterus numismalis16/08/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSpangle Gall WaspNeuroterus quercusbaccarum16/08/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHornetVespa crabro04/10/2009
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon WaspVespula vulgaris04/10/2016
    BeetlesCantharis decipiens14/06/2013
    BeetlesCantharis nigricans14/06/2013
    BeetlesCantharis pellucida14/06/2013
    BeetlesCantharis rufa14/06/2013
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata14/03/2019
    BeetlesFalse LadybirdEndomychus coccineus04/05/2017
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis21/05/2015
    BeetlesLeistus spinibarbis14/06/2013
    BeetlesCommon CockchaferMelolontha melolontha14/06/2013
    BeetlesNebria brevicollis14/06/2013
    BeetlesPodabrus alpinus14/06/2013
    BeetlesTwo-banded Longhorn BeetleRhagium bifasciatum04/05/2017
    BeetlesRhagonycha lignosa14/06/2013