Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: September 2014

My village has a number of nice ponds, lakes, reservoirs and water channels that are used by amphibians for reproduction. Two species, the Common frog (Rana temporaria) and the Palmate newt (Lissotriton helveticus) use a wide range of these for reproduction and can be found in very large numbers. The Great crested newt (Triturus cristatus) is very rare in the area but the Common toad (Bufo bufo) is confined to only a… Read More