Charley Woods

    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 204

    Description

    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
    Entomobrya intermedia02/06/2019AJ Cann
    24 Spot LadybirdSubcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Bishop's Mitre ShieldbugAelia acuminata02/06/2019AJ Cann
    BogbeanMenyanthes trifoliata02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Criomorphus albomarginatus agg.02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Entelecara acuminata02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Gold SwiftPhymatopus hecta02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Kaestneria pullata02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Metellina mengei02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Neottiura bimaculata02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Nursery Web SpiderPisaura mirabilis02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Turf Running-spiderPhilodromus cespitum02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Tetragnatha montana02/06/2019AJ Cann
    Brown Silver-linePetrophora chlorosata30/05/2019egaten
    Meadow Long-hornCauchas rufimitrella30/05/2019egaten

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Algae, Bacteria, VirusTrentepohlia sp.24/03/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRam's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries11/04/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari11/04/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida19/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsIchneumon stramentor19/08/2017
    BeetlesGolden-bloomed Grey LonghornAgapanthia villosoviridescens30/05/2019
    BeetlesCantharis nigricans30/05/2019
    BeetlesCantharis rustica30/05/2019
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata30/08/2018
    BeetlesCurculio venosus19/05/2018
    BeetlesSnail HunterCychrus caraboides24/03/2018
    BeetlesOrange LadybirdHalyzia sedecimguttata19/05/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis30/08/2018
    BeetlesCommon Malachite BeetleMalachius bipustulatus19/05/2018
    BeetlesPollen BeetleMeligethes aeneus19/05/2018
    BeetlesSwollen-thighed BeetleOedemera nobilis30/05/2019
    BeetlesOrchesia undulata26/04/2019
    BeetlesCommon Leaf WeevilPhyllobius pyri19/05/2018
    BeetlesPhyllobius roboretanus19/05/2018
    BeetlesCardinal BeetlePyrochroa serraticornis19/05/2018
    BeetlesRhagium mordax19/05/2018
    BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva15/07/2016
    BeetlesRhizophagus dispar26/04/2019
    BeetlesSilpha atrata18/02/2017
    Beetles24 Spot LadybirdSubcoccinella vigintiquattuorpunctata02/06/2019
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo19/05/2018
    BirdsTreecreeperCerthia familiaris24/03/2018
    BirdsWood PigeonColumba palumbus19/05/2018
    BirdsBlue TitCyanistes caeruleus19/05/2018
    BirdsGreat Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major18/02/2017