Charley Woods

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 183

    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
    Harpocera thoracica16/05/2019Barbara 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
    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus19/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella19/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHorse-chestnutAesculus hippocastanum19/05/2018
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io19/05/2018
    MothsStraw Grass-veneerAgriphila straminella19/08/2017
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesMeadow FoxtailAlopecurus pratensis19/05/2018
    FungiTawny GrisetteAmanita fulva19/08/2017
    FungiFly AgaricAmanita muscaria31/10/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRam's-horn Gall WaspAndricus aries11/04/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari11/04/2019
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines19/05/2018
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris19/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsHedgehog SlugArion intermedius24/03/2018
    Slugs & SnailsDusky SlugArion subfuscus18/02/2017
    Woodlice, CrustaceansPill WoodlouseArmadillidium vulgare16/05/2019
    Mosses & LiverwortsAtrichum undulatum18/02/2017
    FungiJelly Ear FungusAuricularia auricula-judae18/02/2017
    FungiTripe FungusAuricularia mesenterica31/10/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSilver BirchBetula pendula24/03/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Apple Gall WaspBiorhiza pallida11/04/2019
    FungiYellow FieldcapBolbitius titubans19/08/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsRough-stalked Feather-mossBrachythecium rutabulum24/03/2018
    Mosses & LiverwortsCapillary Thread-mossBryum capillare18/02/2017
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo11/04/2019
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis19/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHornbeamCarpinus betulus19/05/2018
    WildflowersSweet ChestnutCastanea sativa19/05/2018
    BugsRed-and-black FroghopperCercopis vulnerata16/05/2019
    BirdsTreecreeperCerthia familiaris24/03/2018
    FungiShaggy ParasolChlorophyllum rhacodes19/08/2017