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Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 22:32


Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 09:42

There's been a sound of 'Woo woo wooing' gannin on oop t'lotty pond. Cold slimy embracing and googly eyes fluttering over the water. No cameras, please.

Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 16/03/2015 at 07:36

A TRIPLE negative, no less ! 


Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 15/03/2015 at 22:33

We seem to have a healthy splodge of spawn, but the amount is right down on last years.  There was a sort of influx of a new colour of frogs too, they looked larger and very much darker than the usual; common frog colour. 

Any comments on this ?

Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 20:07

Of newts, the pistassas are the worst !

Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 14:19

Realistically, if one gets perhaps a couple of dozen at max, frogs reaching maturity from a 'clutch', then you are doing VERY well ! Most of the spawn goes to feed other species, birds especially. it all balances out over the years......... sometimes good spawning, sometimes poor hatching, sometimes a complete collapse of positive result. I never lose any sleep over it, as they all get over it without our help or with it !


Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 20:50

                              the nursery

                      Just VERY good friends !

8th March, 2015

Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 20:44

Mine was bare, yesterday, ( My POND that is ) but this arvo, when I went to check, it was seething with oh be joyful. Must have got the latest edition of 50 shades delivered ! 

Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 14:48

 Sometime between last night and this morning, success. It might be alcohol induced, I dunno, but they're still at it today !

Frogspawn 2015

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 22:38

it's been this way since the spawn of time. A l'il bit of amphibious spawnography di'n do any harm at all !   And STILL nothing, oop t'lotty. Must be the wrong magazines !

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