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
    BugsHawthorn ShieldbugAcanthosoma haemorrhoidale24/11/2011
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSycamoreAcer pseudoplatanus15/04/2019
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersHorse-chestnutAesculus hippocastanum04/02/2016
    FungiHorse MushroomAgaricus arvensis24/11/2011
    ButterfliesPeacockAglais io30/04/2017
    ButterfliesSmall TortoiseshellAglais urticae30/04/2017
    MothsCommon Grass-veneerAgriphila tristella29/08/2015
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata28/04/2013
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAlderAlnus glutinosa08/04/2018
    FungiFly AgaricAmanita muscaria24/11/2011
    Bees, Wasps, AntsArtichoke Gall WaspAndricus foecundatrix01/02/2018
    WildflowersWood AnemoneAnemone nemorosa28/04/2013
    ButterfliesOrange TipAnthocharis cardamines30/04/2017
    ButterfliesRingletAphantopus hyperantus26/06/2016
    LichensArthonia radiata24/11/2011
    BeetlesAtrecus affinis19/04/2009
    Mosses & LiverwortsAtrichum undulatum01/02/2018
    FungiJelly Ear FungusAuricularia auricula-judae24/11/2011
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersSilver BirchBetula pendula01/02/2018
    FungiLemon DiscoBisporella citrina24/11/2011
    Bees, Wasps, AntsTree BumblebeeBombus hypnorum07/09/2014
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum07/09/2014
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major30/04/2017
    Mosses & LiverwortsRough-stalked Feather-mossBrachythecium rutabulum04/02/2016
    BirdsBuzzardButeo buteo30/04/2017
    FungiYellow StagshornCalocera viscosa24/11/2011
    Springtails & BristletailsCampodea agg.08/04/2018
    WildflowersCommon KnapweedCentaurea nigra01/02/2018
    Slugs & SnailsBrown-lipped SnailCepaea nemoralis01/02/2018
    LichensCladonia coniocraea01/02/2018