Drawback here is that ours have no grass, just earth & undergrowth ... next job is to order grass seed & make them a private lawn at back of pond ... wise after the event! Used to be able to buy individual turf rolls at B&Q but not this year!
2013 photos & vids here
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In reply to WendyBartter:
And still with tail....
Nice photos, including the mozzie larvae
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Now the rains have come back, the newts are back, too. The back one is a male Palmate (first newt I've managed to ID in the wild). The front one is a female (signs she was egg-laying) but species is unconfirmed as the area gets all three types. This tiny pond was dry a couple of weeks ago.
In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:
Superb photo Nige.
One of my froglets still in the pond ... last man standing ... for perspective the plant is a water iris in 9cm aquatic pot
He's so small that he's still under the water, even when he's out of the water.!! :-)
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A few days ago I discovered four frogs in my pond
Alien looking fourth one
Just one lonely Pond skater, devil of a job to get a pic, kept darting away as I pressed shutter, got loadsa blanks! Lol
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