Charley Woods

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 175


    This reserve is owned by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust and covers 26.8 ha. The display of bluebells in Burrow Wood in the spring is an impressive sight  and it also has a great variety of dead wood habitats, from standing dead trees to rotting fallen trees and branches, which are important for insects.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Oak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Lesser CelandineFicaria verna11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Dandelion agg.Taraxacum officinale agg.11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    BuzzardButeo buteo11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Blue TitCyanistes caeruleus11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Dog's MercuryMercurialis perennis11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Common Dog-violetViola riviniana11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Holly leaf minerPhytomyza ilicis11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    MoleTalpa europaea11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Parasitic BoletePseudoboletus parasiticus31/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Black Witches ButterExidia glandulosa31/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Birch PolyporePiptoporus betulinus31/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Fly AgaricAmanita muscaria31/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Tripe FungusAuricularia mesenterica31/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Desoria tigrina30/08/2018AJ Cann
    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust