Kicking off this new thread with pics from my pond tonight ... very mild & light rain, actually went out to put fresh food & water out for Hoggies as I'd read that it was mild enough for them to come out of hibernation ... imagine my surprise to discover these critters
One changed position
Looks to me as if the coupling is male on female ... what do you think!
Didn't have any females last year!
Saw some pics of spawn on FB last night at Lennon Legacy Project on the edge of Dartmoor!
2013 photos & vids here
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Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
Still very mild here so out with the torch ... even more surprises
#4 & #5 ... have to be a mating pair? Soooo in love they've lost their heads! Lol
Goldfish fry from last year & year before made it through winter
The smallest one about 7/10 cm
Spring is springing!!!
Promise not to brag or bore you after this (unless I get more! Lol) but there's six Frogs tonight with two mating pairs ... one of which has moved to the small fishes pond ... it's a takeover!!!
#2 & #3 ... some debate as to whether my Frogs are gay? My Papyrus sedge showing in this pic, never seen Frogs on it before!
#5 & #6 original mating pair ... think this is the real thing!
No long grass in this pond, just Irises & Marsh Marigold!
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