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Wildlife sightings

We'd love to hear about the wildlife you’ve spotted in Lee Valley Regional Park. Every record helps us to monitor how species are doing throughout the park and will also feed into wider county records.

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Recent sightings in the park
Cornmill Meadows

16/06/21, 08:30

Female Broad-bodied Chaser

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

14/06/21, 08:05

Meadow Brown, Red Admiral and Common Blue butterflies

David Moir

Clayton Hill Park

13/06/21, 14:33

Lots of black tailed skimmer dragonflies

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows & arboretum area

12/06/21, 10:00

Large Skipper, Meadow Brown and Speckled Wood butterflies.

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

12/06/21, 09:30

Hoverfly - unidentified

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

11/06/21, 14:15

Hoverfly - Parhelophilus frutetorum

David Moir

Fishers Green Norman’s pond area

10/06/21, 14:25

Dragonfly nymph in a state of incomplete metamorphosis

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green Norman’s pond area

10/06/21, 12:40

Pair of hairy dragonflies

Caroline Leonard

River Lea, towards Hooks Marsh.

09/06/21, 09:30

Greater Bee-fly Bombyllus major. A late entry!

Graham Canny

Cornmill Meadows

08/06/21, 11:10

Rose Chafers - several on hogweed flower heads.

David Moir

HMWT Amwell

14/06/21, 10:00

Norfolk Hawker, one of about a dozen seen by Tumbling Bay and the Dragonfly Trail.

Graham Canny

Cornmill Meadows

14/06/21, 07:55

Soldier Beetle - Rhagonycha limbata

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

12/06/21, 13:45

Uncertain - is this a very dark honey bee?

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

12/06/21, 09:35

Soldier Beetle - Catharis rustica, Red-headed Cardinal Beetle, Rose Chafers

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

12/06/21, 09:30

Meadow Plant Bug Leptopterna dolabrata, probably female

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

11/06/21, 14:00

Painted Lady butterfly and Silver Y moth

David Moir

Fishers Green Norman’s pond area

10/06/21, 14:15

Meadow brown butterfly

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green

09/06/21, 11:30

Several Hairy dragonflies, with at least 2f ovipositing. Around the pools area, past the car-park and toilets.

Graham Canny

Fishers Green

08/06/21, 23:20

Four-spotted Chaser, just the one. Around the pools area, past the car-park and toilets.

Graham Canny

Cornmill Meadows

08/06/21, 11:10

Yellow-and-Black Longhorn Beetle - Rutpela maculata

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

14/06/21, 08:55

Oedemera nobilis Swollen-thighed Beetle

David Moir

Clayton Hill Park

13/06/21, 14:33

Red eyed damselfly

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows

12/06/21, 13:30

Possible female Hylaeus confusus bee, but size (I recall it as more than 6-8mm) and antennae shape don't look quite right.

David Moir

Cornmill Meadows

12/06/21, 09:30

Unidentified insect

David Moir

Fishers Green

11/06/21, 14:35

Male broad bodied chaser

Caroline Leonard

Cornmill Meadows

11/06/21, 13:40

Soldier Beetle - Cantharis cryptica and Red-headed Cardinal Beetle

David Moir

Fishers Green Norman’s pond area

10/06/21, 12:50

Female black tailed skimmer dragonfly

Caroline Leonard

Fishers Green

09/06/21, 11:25

Black-tailed Skimmer, again just the one and again around the pools area, past the car-park and toilets.

Graham Canny

Cornmill Meadows

08/06/21, 11:15

Empis opaca

David Moir

Fishers Green Norman’s pond area

07/06/21, 19:07

Common blue butterfly

Caroline Leonard