Bouskell Park, Blaby

    Map key:

    • Selected Wild Place = PINK
    • Other Wild Places = RED
    • Public Rights of Way = GREEN
    • VC55 boundary = BLUE
    Getting There

    Bouskell Park is on Welford Road in Blaby. A small car park is present.

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 31

    Description

    Bouskell Park is an attractive area of parkland set on the remains of a medieval village. It is an old Victorian parkland with a pond, grassland and woodland

    Wildlife Highlights

    The park is good for fungi in Autumn.

    Latest records
    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Wood PigeonColumba palumbus19/02/2020Craig Mabbett
    SnowberrySymphoricarpos albus16/01/2020egaten
    MagpiePica pica16/01/2020egaten
    Green AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirens26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    RamsonsAllium ursinum26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    MallardAnas platyrhynchos26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    CowslipPrimula veris26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    MoleTalpa europaea26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    Bird CherryPrunus padus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    RabbitOryctolagus cuniculus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolata26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    Wood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    Lords-and-LadiesArum maculatum26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorus26/04/2017Craig Mabbett
    RobinErithacus rubecula26/04/2017Craig Mabbett

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCherry Gall WaspCynips quercusfolii24/09/2015
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos26/04/2017
    BirdsCanada GooseBranta canadensis17/04/2010
    BirdsWood PigeonColumba palumbus19/02/2020
    BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula26/04/2017
    BirdsMagpiePica pica16/01/2020
    BirdsSong ThrushTurdus philomelos26/04/2017
    BirdsMistle ThrushTurdus viscivorus26/04/2017
    FungiBlushing Wood MushroomAgaricus silvaticus16/10/2004
    FungiChlorophyllum brunneum16/10/2004
    FungiShaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodes04/11/2014
    FungiClouded FunnelClitocybe nebularis04/11/2014
    FungiGlistening InkcapCoprinellus micaceus04/11/2014
    FungiCommon InkcapCoprinopsis atramentaria04/11/2014
    FungiHare's-foot InkcapCoprinus lagopus04/11/2014
    FungiCommon RustgillGymnopilus penetrans16/10/2004
    FungiSheathed WoodtuftKuehneromyces mutabilis04/11/2014
    FungiTawny FunnelLepista flaccida04/11/2014
    MammalsRabbitOryctolagus cuniculus26/04/2017
    MammalsMoleTalpa europaea26/04/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHornbeamCarpinus betulus26/04/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBird CherryPrunus padus26/04/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSnowberrySymphoricarpos albus16/01/2020
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata26/04/2017
    WildflowersRamsonsAllium ursinum26/04/2017
    WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa26/04/2017
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum26/04/2017
    WildflowersMarsh-marigoldCaltha palustris16/04/2006
    WildflowersGreen AlkanetPentaglottis sempervirens26/04/2017
    WildflowersBroad-leaved PondweedPotamogeton natans24/09/2015