Newfields Wood, Hicks Lodge, Shellbrook Wood

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 952


    Hicks Lodge and Newfields are former coal mining sites that have been totally transformed by landscape reclamation projects. Along with Shellbrook Wood and surrounding areas, these sites offer some of the most ecologically interesting habitats found within the Heart of the National Forest.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos major16/11/2018glen Rayner
    NuthatchSitta europaea16/11/2018glen Rayner
    SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus16/11/2018glen Rayner
    Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclus16/11/2018glen Rayner
    GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis16/11/2018glen Rayner
    StoatMustela erminea14/11/2018Ben Devine
    RabbitOryctolagus cuniculus14/11/2018Ben Devine
    ChicoryCichorium intybus16/09/2018glen Rayner
    Golden ArgentArgyresthia goedartella15/07/2018sue
    Buff ErmineSpilosoma lutea12/06/2018Trevor Davis
    Sand MartinRiparia riparia03/06/2018glen Rayner
    Grass SnakeNatrix natrix29/05/2018Sallie
    GorseUlex europaeus09/05/2018Ben Devine
    Common KnapweedCentaurea nigra09/05/2018Ben Devine
    WhitethroatSylvia communis28/04/2018Hazardmcd

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo12/03/2017
    AmphibiansSmooth NewtLissotriton vulgaris08/03/2018
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria31/03/2006
    AmphibiansGreat Crested NewtTriturus cristatus22/05/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAncistrocerus gazella12/07/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAncistrocerus trifasciatus09/08/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena bicolor30/04/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena chrysosceles27/05/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsGrey Mining BeeAndrena cineraria27/05/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsClarke's Mining BeeAndrena clarkella26/03/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly Mining BeeAndrena haemorrhoa30/04/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena labialis27/05/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena minutula26/03/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena nigroaenea30/04/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena nitida26/03/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAndrena subopaca26/03/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsOak Marble Gall WaspAndricus kollari27/07/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCola-nut GallAndricus lignicola27/07/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera30/04/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAulacidea hieracii15/07/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum12/07/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius15/07/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum27/05/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris18/08/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCherry Gall WaspCynips quercusfolii18/08/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSputnik Gall WaspDiplolepis nervosa27/07/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBedeguar Gall WaspDiplolepis rosae15/07/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEctemnius continuus09/08/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHalictus rubicundus27/05/2012
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBronze Furrow BeeHalictus tumulorum30/04/2012