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Amphibians

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Common Toad - Bufo bufo

This is a BAP listed species. During spring Toads can be seen walking back to the ponds to spawn.


Palmate Newt - Lissotriton helveticus


Smooth Newt - Lissotriton vulgaris


Common Frog - Rana temporaria

The frogs return to the ponds from mid February, depending on the weather. Their deep croaks can be heard as you walk through the Scrapes. The many habitat piles across the reserve provide hibernation sites.


Great Crested Newt - Triturus cristatus

This is a BAP listed species.