Lyddington Meadow

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 68

    Description

    Located close to the village of the same name, Lyddington Meadow covers 1.3 hectares (3.2 acres) of semi-improved grassland, subject to occasional flooding. The plants species found, such as great burnet and meadow foxtail, are typical of grassland in river valleys.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Deuterosminthurus pallipes23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus23/06/2018AJ Cann
    ChaffinchFringilla coelebs23/06/2018AJ Cann
    SkylarkAlauda arvensis23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Wood PigeonColumba palumbus23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Red KiteMilvus milvus23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Speckled WoodPararge aegeria23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Banded DemoiselleCalopteryx splendens23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Broad CenturianChloromyia formosa23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Garden Grass-veneerChrysoteuchia culmella23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Common FroghopperPhilaenus spumarius23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Creeping ThistleCirsium arvense23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Curled DockRumex crispus23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Cut-leaved Crane's-billGeranium dissectum23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Dog-roseRosa canina23/06/2018AJ Cann
    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena chrysosceles12/05/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBedeguar Gall WaspDiplolepis rosae12/05/2018
    BeetlesGreen Dock BeetleGastrophysa viridula12/05/2018
    BeetlesNettle WeevilPhyllobius pomaceus12/05/2018
    BirdsLong-tailed TitAegithalos caudatus23/06/2018
    BirdsSkylarkAlauda arvensis12/05/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos12/05/2018
    BirdsWood PigeonColumba palumbus23/06/2018
    BirdsChaffinchFringilla coelebs12/05/2018
    BirdsRed KiteMilvus milvus23/06/2018
    BirdsPheasantPhasianus colchicus12/05/2018
    BugsRed-and-black FroghopperCercopis vulnerata12/05/2018
    BugsLeptopterna dolabrata23/06/2018
    BugsCommon FroghopperPhilaenus spumarius23/06/2018
    ButterfliesMeadow BrownManiola jurtina23/06/2018
    ButterfliesLarge SkipperOchlodes sylvanus23/06/2018
    ButterfliesSpeckled WoodPararge aegeria23/06/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesBanded DemoiselleCalopteryx splendens23/06/2018
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesWhite-legged DamselflyPlatycnemis pennipes23/06/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBroad CenturianChloromyia formosa23/06/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesEmpis livida23/06/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesCleg FlyHaematopota pluvialis23/06/2018
    FungiUromyces geranii12/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesMeadow FoxtailAlopecurus pratensis12/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon Soft-bromeBromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus12/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCock's-footDactylis glomerata12/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesRed FescueFestuca rubra12/05/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesTimothyPhleum pratense23/06/2018
    HoverfliesRhingia campestris12/05/2018
    MothsGarden Grass-veneerChrysoteuchia culmella23/06/2018