Charley Woods

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 182

    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
    Small CopperLycaena phlaeas16/05/2019Barbara Cooper
    Pill WoodlouseArmadillidium vulgare16/05/2019Barbara Cooper
    Red-and-black FroghopperCercopis vulnerata16/05/2019Barbara Cooper
    JayGarrulus glandarius16/05/2019Barbara Cooper
    Green Long-hornAdela reaumurella11/05/2019Melinda Bell
    Red-and-black FroghopperCercopis vulnerata11/05/2019Melinda Bell
    Cut-leaved Crane's-billGeranium dissectum11/05/2019Melinda Bell
    BluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta11/05/2019Melinda Bell
    Orchesia undulata26/04/2019Mark Skevington
    Rhizophagus dispar26/04/2019Mark Skevington
    BluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta26/04/2019Mark Skevington
    Oak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Oak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Ram's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Lesser CelandineFicaria verna11/04/2019Barbara Cooper
    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    BirdsNuthatchSitta europaea14/04/2014
    ButterfliesCommaPolygonia c-album27/09/2015
    BeetlesCommon Red Soldier BeetleRhagonycha fulva15/07/2016
    Grasshoppers & CricketsCommon Field GrasshopperChorthippus brunneus15/07/2016
    HoverfliesMelanostoma mellinum15/07/2016
    BeetlesSilpha atrata18/02/2017
    BirdsGreat Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major18/02/2017
    Centipedes & MillipedesBanded CentipedeLithobius variegatus18/02/2017
    FungiJelly Ear FungusAuricularia auricula-judae18/02/2017
    FungiHairy Curtain CrustStereum hirsutum18/02/2017
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesWavy Hair-grassDeschampsia flexuosa18/02/2017
    LichensCladonia coniocraea18/02/2017
    LichensHammered Shield LichenParmelia sulcata18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsAtrichum undulatum18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsCapillary Thread-mossBryum capillare18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsSilky Wall Feather-mossHomalothecium sericeum18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsHeath Plait-mossHypnum jutlandicum18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsBifid CrestwortLophocolea bidentata18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsBank Haircap MossPolytrichum formosum18/02/2017
    Slugs & SnailsGarlic SnailOxychilus alliarius18/02/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersPedunculate OakQuercus robur18/02/2017
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna18/02/2017
    Woodlice, CrustaceansCommon Rough WoodlousePorcellio scaber18/02/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsIchneumon stramentor19/08/2017
    BirdsSwallowHirundo rustica19/08/2017
    FungiTawny GrisetteAmanita fulva19/08/2017
    FungiYellow FieldcapBolbitius titubans19/08/2017
    FungiShaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodes19/08/2017
    FungiCommon PuffballLycoperdon perlatum19/08/2017
    FungiLilac BonnetMycena pura19/08/2017