Beacon Hill Country Park

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 437

    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
    Red AdmiralVanessa atalanta18/10/2018Saharima Roenisch
    TreecreeperCerthia familiaris25/08/2018Craig Mabbett
    KestrelFalco tinnunculus25/08/2018Craig Mabbett
    House MartinDelichon urbicum25/08/2018Craig Mabbett
    Blue TitCyanistes caeruleus25/08/2018Craig Mabbett
    Pied WagtailMotacilla alba25/08/2018Craig Mabbett
    Great TitParus major25/08/2018Craig Mabbett
    Wild Service-treeSorbus torminalis16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    Large-Leaved LimeTilia platyphyllos16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    Nail GallEriophyes tiliae16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    Guelder RoseViburnum opulus16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    DogwoodCornus sanguinea16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    AshFraxinus excelsior16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    Pear RustGymnosporangium sabinae16/08/2018Saharima Roenisch
    Sweet ChestnutCastanea sativa16/08/2018Saharima 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 helveticus15/06/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix16/02/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari25/12/2017
    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 numismalis25/08/2017
    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 septempunctata25/03/2017
    BeetlesFalse LadybirdEndomychus coccineus04/05/2017
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis15/04/2017
    BeetlesLeistus spinibarbis15/03/2017
    BeetlesCommon CockchaferMelolontha melolontha14/06/2013
    BeetlesNebria brevicollis14/06/2013
    BeetlesPodabrus alpinus14/06/2013
    BeetlesTwo-banded Longhorn BeetleRhagium bifasciatum04/05/2017
    BeetlesRhagonycha lignosa14/06/2013
    BeetlesRutpela maculata18/06/2018