Toad: Woodpile life 5/5 #nature

 

 

Fauna, Toad, May 2017

 

Bufo bufo. (more…)

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Frog: Woodpile life (1/5) #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, Frog, May 2017

 

Rana temporaria was among the creatures disturbed when we shifted a woodpile by hand. (more…)

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Frog #amphibians

 

 

Amphibian, Frog, March 2017

 

Rana temporaria. (more…)

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Frog legs it #wildlife

 

 

Frog, amphibian, November 2016

 

This small Rana temporaria leapt into cover. (more…)

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Stalked #frogs #insects

 

 

Amphibian, Frog, July 2016

 

A tiny frog, Rana temporaria, which could have fitted on a 50p coin, apparently eyeing a fly, possibly Phaonia pallida. (more…)

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‘But best of all was the warm thick slobber of frogspawn that grew like clotted water’ #wildlife

 

 

Fauna, frogs, April 2016

 

From Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney (more…)

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Better late than never

 

 

Amphibian, Insect, Spawn, Pond Skater

 

Around a month later than last year, the reappearance of clumps of frog spawn in an overflow pool by the pond. (more…)

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Small but perfectly formed

 

 

Amphibian, Toad, provisional identification, October 2014

 

A tiny example of what appeared to be Bufo bufo, the Common Toad. (more…)

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‘Be kind and tender to the Frog’

 

 

Amphibian, Frog, September 2014

 

From The Frog by Hilaire Belloc. (more…)

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Common in name only?

 

 

Amphibian, frog, May 2014

 

A small but perfectly formed Common Frog. (more…)

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En route to becoming a frog

 

 

Amphibian, tadpole, April 2014

 

A tadpole, one of many, in an overflow pool by the pond. (more…)

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Spawn

 

 

Fauna, spawn, March 2014

 

Part of a large amount of spawn in an overflow pool near the pond. (more…)

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