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
    ButterfliesGreen-veined WhitePieris napi05/05/2014
    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
    FungiBracken MapRhopographus filicinus18/02/2017
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesWavy Hair-grassDeschampsia flexuosa18/02/2017
    LichensCladonia coniocraea18/02/2017
    LichensHammered Shield LichenParmelia sulcata18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsCapillary Thread-mossBryum capillare18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsSilky Wall Feather-mossHomalothecium sericeum18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsHeath Plait-mossHypnum jutlandicum18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsLophocolea heterophylla18/02/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsOverleaf PelliaPellia epiphylla18/02/2017
    Slugs & SnailsDusky SlugArion subfuscus18/02/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersPedunculate OakQuercus robur18/02/2017
    WildflowersCommon SorrelRumex acetosa18/02/2017
    Woodlice, CrustaceansCommon Shiny WoodlouseOniscus asellus18/02/2017
    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