Lyddington Meadow

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 38

    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

    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
    BirdsSkylarkAlauda arvensis12/05/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos12/05/2018
    BirdsChaffinchFringilla coelebs12/05/2018
    BirdsPheasantPhasianus colchicus12/05/2018
    BugsRed-and-black FroghopperCercopis vulnerata12/05/2018
    CranefliesTipula vernalis12/05/2018
    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 & SedgesMeadow FescueSchedonorus pratensis12/05/2018
    HoverfliesRhingia campestris12/05/2018
    MothsThe DrinkerEuthrix potatoria12/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsDusky SlugArion subfuscus12/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsWhite-lipped SnailCepaea hortensis12/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsKentish Garden SnailMonacha cantiana12/05/2018
    Spiders, Harvestmen & MitesLarinioides cornutus12/05/2018
    Springtails & BristletailsEntomobrya nivalis12/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHawthornCrataegus monogyna12/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.12/05/2018
    Unknown+ new species12/05/2018
    WildflowersBugleAjuga reptans12/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata12/05/2018
    WildflowersCow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris12/05/2018
    WildflowersCuckooflowerCardamine pratensis12/05/2018