Archive of: Amphibian

  • A Toadally abundant time of year

    A Toadally abundant time of year

    What’s great at this time of year, is that signs of frogs and toads are evidence that spring is finally on its way.

  • Toads on the move

    Toads on the move

    Soon the great migration of common toads will begin

  • Eye of newt

    Eye of newt

    At Halloween, Shakespeare’s infamous spell-casting recipe reminds us of a day when our wildlife faced a whole different set of problems; mainly cauldron-based. Nowadays newts’ main worries are habitat loss, finding a mate and avoiding being eaten by a passing grass snake or bird.

  • European Protected Species

    European Protected Species

    The fourth of our blog series about the EU Referendum and Sussex Wildlife, looks at European Protected Species - including bats, dormice and great crested newts.

  • Pond Heroes

    Pond Heroes

    Five Sussex Wildlife Trust Youth Rangers aged 16-25 are restoring an overgrown pond at Thomas A Becket Junior School in Glebeside Avenue, Worthing. Pupils aged 7-11 will use it for pond dipping activities and learn all about the amazing world of underwater wildlife living right on their doorstep.

  • Toad on the road

    toad crossing / Neil FletcherAuthor Jess PriceConservation OfficerThe snowdrops are out and birds are singing, spring is definitely on its way. Soon to follow will be the great migration of common toads. Toads
  • A Call for Marsh Frog Sightings

    marsh frog / Neil FletcherAuthor Jess PriceThe marsh frog (Pelophylax ridibundus) is a non-native species that was introduced near to Romney and Walland Marshes in Kent back

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