Charley Woods

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 183


    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