Burroughs Wood, Ratby

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 144

    Description

    Ratby Burroughs is in two parts: the southern part of fairly new plantations and the northern part, ancient woodlands with carpets of wood anemones and bluebells during the season. Both are part of the New National Forest.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Common Cow-wheatMelampyrum pratense01/07/2019Rob Sayer
    HoneysuckleLonicera periclymenum15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Great BurnetSanguisorba officinalis15/04/2019David Nicholls
    SycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Barren StrawberryPotentilla sterilis15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Wood SageTeucrium scorodonia15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Common Dog-violetViola riviniana15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Wood AvensGeum urbanum15/04/2019David Nicholls
    ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Wood-sorrelOxalis acetosella15/04/2019David Nicholls
    Candlesnuff FungusXylaria hypoxylon13/12/2018David Nicholls
    King Alfred's CakesDaldinia concentrica13/12/2018David Nicholls
    Jelly Ear FungusAuricularia auricula-judae13/12/2018David Nicholls
    Snail HunterCychrus caraboides13/12/2018David Nicholls
    Crystal Brain FungusExidia nucleata13/12/2018David Nicholls

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata24/11/2011
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAlderAlnus glutinosa08/04/2018
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix01/02/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAshFraxinus excelsior01/02/2018
    Centipedes & MillipedesBanded CentipedeLithobius variegatus17/11/2011
    WildflowersBarren StrawberryPotentilla sterilis15/04/2019
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major30/04/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBeechFagus sylvatica08/04/2018
    FungiBirch PolyporePiptoporus betulinus31/01/2014
    FungiBlack Witches ButterExidia glandulosa24/11/2011
    BirdsBlackbirdTurdus merula04/02/2016
    BirdsBlackcapSylvia atricapilla30/04/2017
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBlackthornPrunus spinosa04/02/2016
    WildflowersBluebellHyacinthoides non-scripta17/04/2017
    FungiBlushing BracketDaedaleopsis confragosa24/11/2011
    Ferns & HorsetailsBrackenPteridium aquilinum01/02/2018
    FungiBracken MapRhopographus filicinus01/02/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersBramble agg.Rubus fruticosus agg.01/02/2018
    ButterfliesBrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni30/04/2017
    Dragonflies and DamselfliesBroad-bodied ChaserLibellula depressa10/06/2015
    Mosses & LiverwortsBroom Fork-mossDicranum scoparium01/02/2018
    Slugs & SnailsBrown-lipped SnailCepaea nemoralis01/02/2018
    FungiBrown RollrimPaxillus involutus24/11/2011
    FungiButter CapRhodocollybia butyracea17/11/2011
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo30/04/2017
    FungiCandlesnuff FungusXylaria hypoxylon13/12/2018
    BirdsChaffinchFringilla coelebs04/02/2016
    BirdsChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita15/04/2019
    FungiClouded FunnelClitocybe nebularis17/11/2011
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum07/09/2014