Tag: Tadpoles

Tadpole Food

Tadpole Food   During the months of March and April, Frogs and Toads take to the water to spawn. After two or three weeks, the water will be swarming with tadpoles. In natural, wild clay bottomed ponds with an established and well balanced eco-system where there is plenty of decaying vegetation, algae and fresh water […]

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Common Toads-Bufo Bufo

Common Toads-Bufo Buffo The common Toad is one of the UKs most treasured amphibians. Also known as the European Toad, they can be found widely throughout the UK. Toads are nocturnal and will hide from predators in damp places during the day such as, underneath stones, logs and heavy vegetation. When night falls, they are […]

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Naterjack Toads

Naterjack Toads In the UK, we have an amphibian that is quite different to our other native amphibians.  Naterjack Toads (Epdalea Calamta), are rare and are protected.  Usually found confined to isolated coastal areas, their natural habitat which they prefer are coastal marshes, heath land and sand dunes.  Naterjacks are quite distinguishable from our native […]

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Frog Spawning Season

Frog Spawning Season After all the heavy snow and freezing conditions we usually experience in December, spring is always a welcome sight & thankfully just around the corner. January and February so far, have been reasonably mild, & if you know what to look for, there are signs of spring arriving as soon as the last of the snow has melted […]

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