Tag Archives: Common newt

Pond life

It was a lovely Spring evening tonight, Friday 31 March, perfect for Frog Foraying. Of course, the frogs didn’t appreciate that so didn’t turn up, and nor did the toads. But Chris and his three companions exploring the pond by … Continue reading

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Busy times at the pond

Under a starry sky, last night’s enjoyable frog foray brought to an end a busy seven days down at the pond. Kicking off with Saturday’s Spring work morning, Monday evening then found 20 enthusiastic Brownies from the Great Denham Pack seeking out … Continue reading

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Species survey

Our friends from the Bedfordshire Reptile and Amphibian Group visited and surveyed the pond again this month, and have reported a good population of great crested newts. They had no difficulty finding eggs, even this late in the season, and also found … Continue reading

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Second time lucky?

Yes and no. Yes, there were no frogs. But at part 2 of this year’s frog foray yesterday evening, happily in better weather, toads were croaking and one was spotted. And in the water five newts were spied swimming around. … Continue reading

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Frog foray – the outcome

The evening of Friday, 22 March was freezing with snow showers and a very cold wind – just the sort of weather for looking for frogs at the pond! Chris thought he must be dreaming and had booked a date … Continue reading

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Frog foray

Very mixed weather but the frog foray went ahead on Friday, 22 March and a newt made a guest appearance! A fuller report will follow.

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