Archive for the ‘Frogs and tadpoles’ Category

Taddie watch

April 18, 2009

copy-of-dsc_0236

Latest pictures of the taddies from today and yesterday.

They’re getting together in their favourite places – the very shallowest areas, a centimetre or so deep – as soon as it gets a bit warmer in the day.

copy-of-dsc_0237

Advertisements

My tadpoles

April 13, 2009

copy-of-dsc_0099

My tadpoles are all hatched now and spreading out around the pond.

copy-of-dsc_00961

With eight or nine clumps, each with 1000 to 2000 eggs, there’s probably around 10,000 tadpoles in the pond.

Here’s a big group in the middle shallow area of the pond – the water they’re congregating in is about one centimetre deep.

Keeping tadpoles

March 29, 2009

guidetokeepingtadpoles

If you want to keep some tadpoles to watch them develop, this guide from the Field Studies Council will help you do it.