Charley Woods

    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
    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus19/05/2018
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella11/05/2019
    BugsBishop's Mitre ShieldbugAelia acuminata02/06/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHorse-chestnutAesculus hippocastanum19/05/2018
    BeetlesGolden-bloomed Grey LonghornAgapanthia villosoviridescens30/05/2019
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io30/05/2019
    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 kollari19/05/2018
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines30/05/2019
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris19/05/2018
    MothsTimothy TortrixAphelia paleana30/05/2019
    Slugs & SnailsHedgehog SlugArion intermedius24/03/2018
    Slugs & SnailsDusky SlugArion subfuscus24/03/2018
    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 pallida19/05/2018
    FungiYellow FieldcapBolbitius titubans19/08/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsRough-stalked Feather-mossBrachythecium rutabulum24/03/2018
    Mosses & LiverwortsCapillary Thread-mossBryum capillare18/02/2017
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo11/04/2019
    BeetlesCantharis nigricans30/05/2019
    BeetlesCantharis rustica30/05/2019
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis19/05/2018