Gresley Wood, Tunnel Wood, Princess Diana Wood

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 202

    Description

    These three woodlands make up an area of mixed aged trees, hedgerows, grasslands and open space.  Gresley Wood is a 42 hectare site with a history of farming and opencast mining. Tunnel Woods is community woodland and both of these sites are owned by the Forestry Commission. The neighbouring Princess Diana Wood is a developing woodland with excellent access and is owned by the National Forest Charitable Trust.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Broad-leaved HelleborineEpipactis helleborine09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    TutsanHypericum androsaemum09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Wild CarrotDaucus carota subsp. carota09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Sycamore TarspotRhytisma acerinum09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Fly AgaricAmanita muscaria09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Candlesnuff FungusXylaria hypoxylon09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Glistening InkcapCoprinellus micaceus09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Ochre BrittlegillRussula ochroleuca09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Ugly MilkcapLactarius turpis09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Brown RollrimPaxillus involutus09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Blushing BracketDaedaleopsis confragosa09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Birch PolyporePiptoporus betulinus09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Honey FungusArmillaria mellea09/10/2018Melinda Bell
    Yellow StainerAgaricus xanthodermus09/10/2018Melinda Bell

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria07/10/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius12/07/2013
    BeetlesGlow-wormLampyris noctiluca22/06/2018
    BeetlesLeptura quadrifasciata05/08/2016
    BirdsSparrowhawkAccipiter nisus09/10/2018
    BirdsReed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclus16/06/2016
    BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula01/06/2017
    BirdsPeregrine FalconFalco peregrinus14/06/2009
    BirdsKestrelFalco tinnunculus12/07/2013
    BirdsJayGarrulus glandarius16/06/2016
    BirdsSwallowHirundo rustica16/06/2016
    BirdsGrasshopper WarblerLocustella naevia22/04/2016
    BirdsNuthatchSitta europaea09/10/2018
    BirdsStarlingSturnus vulgaris16/06/2016
    BirdsGarden WarblerSylvia borin01/06/2017
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines16/06/2016
    ButterfliesRingletAphantopus hyperantus15/07/2016
    ButterfliesSmall HeathCoenonympha pamphilus07/06/2017
    ButterfliesDingy SkipperErynnis tages01/06/2017
    ButterfliesSmall CopperLycaena phlaeas16/05/2016
    ButterfliesLarge SkipperOchlodes sylvanus10/06/2018
    ButterfliesSpeckled WoodPararge aegeria15/07/2016
    ButterfliesCommon Blue butterflyPolyommatus icarus01/06/2017
    ButterfliesSmall SkipperThymelicus sylvestris16/06/2016
    ButterfliesRed AdmiralVanessa atalanta07/08/2017
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesCommon DarterSympetrum striolatum08/09/2016
    Ferns & HorsetailsLady-fernAthyrium filix-femina01/06/2017
    Ferns & HorsetailsBroad Buckler FernDryopteris dilatata01/06/2017
    Ferns & HorsetailsMale-fernDryopteris filix-mas01/06/2017
    Ferns & HorsetailsField HorsetailEquisetum arvense15/07/2016