Beacon Hill Country Park

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 451

    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
    Hedgehog SlugArion intermedius03/05/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Lehmannia marginata03/05/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Coelotes atropos03/05/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Hedgehog SlugArion intermedius03/05/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Arion ater agg.03/05/2019Saharima Roenisch
    Mottled UmberErannis defoliaria03/05/2019Saharima Roenisch
    AdderVipera berus22/04/2019SARMOR
    BuzzardButeo buteo18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    ChaffinchFringilla coelebs18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    BlackbirdTurdus merula18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    Great TitParus major18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    Carrion CrowCorvus corone18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    RobinErithacus rubecula18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    Blue TitCyanistes caeruleus18/03/2019Steve Mathers
    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 helveticus15/06/2013
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria28/02/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix16/02/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari14/03/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola25/12/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsKnopper Oak Gall WaspAndricus quercuscalicis16/08/2018
    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 septempunctata09/06/2018
    BeetlesFalse LadybirdEndomychus coccineus04/05/2017
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis15/04/2017
    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