Amourobius ferox

Amourobius ferox
By Peter Byles

Tuesday, 28 January 2014


On Sunday 26th Jan,I found 13 clumps of frogspawn in the ditch which runs through
the sheep field next to my home in Cresselly. This is at least 2 weeks earlier than at the
same site last year.The water levels are very high at the moment but this ditch dries out almost completely,by August, most years.This means it's a race against time for the tadpoles and an early start this year will give them a good chance if freezing weather in Feb doesn't get them!

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