Archive for the ‘Frogs and tadpoles’ Category

Taddie watch

April 18, 2009


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.



My tadpoles

April 13, 2009


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


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


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