Syston Lake

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 15


    Syston Lake has been owned by the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust since 2011. The site is part of the important River Soar corridor and contains open water and grassland on restored former gravel workings. 

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Wild TeaselDipsacus fullonum11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Great TitParus major11/03/2018Annie Smith
    DunnockPrunella modularis11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Common ReedPhragmites australis11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Physcia adscendens11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Blushing BracketDaedaleopsis confragosa11/03/2018Annie Smith
    AlderAlnus glutinosa11/03/2018Annie Smith
    ChaffinchFringilla coelebs11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Canada GooseBranta canadensis11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Duck MusselAnodonta anatina11/03/2018Annie Smith
    House SparrowPasser domesticus11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Blue TitCyanistes caeruleus11/03/2018Annie Smith
    BulrushTypha latifolia11/03/2018Annie Smith
    RobinErithacus rubecula11/03/2018Annie Smith
    BlackbirdTurdus merula11/03/2018Annie Smith
    Getting There

    Access is via Meadow Lane at the north of the site.

    Managed By
    Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    BirdsCanada GooseBranta canadensis11/03/2018
    BirdsBlue TitCyanistes caeruleus11/03/2018
    BirdsRobinErithacus rubecula11/03/2018
    BirdsChaffinchFringilla coelebs11/03/2018
    BirdsGreat TitParus major11/03/2018
    BirdsHouse SparrowPasser domesticus11/03/2018
    BirdsDunnockPrunella modularis11/03/2018
    BirdsBlackbirdTurdus merula11/03/2018
    FungiBlushing BracketDaedaleopsis confragosa11/03/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesCommon ReedPhragmites australis11/03/2018
    Grasses, Rushes & SedgesBulrushTypha latifolia11/03/2018
    LichensPhyscia adscendens11/03/2018
    Slugs & SnailsDuck MusselAnodonta anatina11/03/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersAlderAlnus glutinosa11/03/2018
    WildflowersWild TeaselDipsacus fullonum11/03/2018