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Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Diane » Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:04 pm

Two clumps floating in our pond today and frogs kicking up an awful racket. Yah...it's Spring - the frogs told me :lol:
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby tigerburnie » Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:53 pm

Not found any up here yet
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Westi » Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:12 pm

Lovely day down here Diane wasn't it?

And I noted so many birds making friends as well! It would be weird if this was Spring starting though weather wise. Could catch out fledglings & frog spawn. Even if it doesn't, would be well early, but invited by us growers at least! Fingers crossed then, a good Summer in the making maybe? Or maybe not if we have to keep up the watering 2 months earlier!
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Pa Snip » Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:36 pm

I noticed yesterday that the road signs were out already locally warning motorists to drive carefully at one of the points where amphibians cross the toad.

No spawn as yet in our pond at home or in the wildlife pool on our plot
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Monika » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:32 pm

No frogspawn yet here, but 12 frogs in our small pond, working on it!
Great spotted woodpecker drumming this morning.
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby PLUMPUDDING » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:55 am

No frogspawn yet here but I noticed that the pond had something stirring yesterday in the warm sunshine so shouldn't be long.
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Pa Snip » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:03 am

:) You sure it's not the man from Atlantis ??
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Diane » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:02 pm

:lol: :roll:
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Primrose » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:50 pm

Checked today but no signs of anything yet. I declare Diane the winner! :D
I have't seen the heron flying around yet checking out local garden ponds. That's a sure sign the frogs are around again.
Need to put a covering back over the pond. Last year it gobbled up two frogs in full view before I had a chance to get out and shoo it off. He rises much earlier in the morning than I do !
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby tigerburnie » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:52 pm

Still too cold here I think, we went looking for Adders and Slow Worms but didn't find any.
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Primrose » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:12 pm

First frog arrived in the mini pond this morning. I have hopes of others now arriving! Herron protection now in place!
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Geoff » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:18 pm

Nothing in the pond yet. I wonder if I should try and find the one that has been living in the tunnel all Winter and release it when the others appear.
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Pa Snip » Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:58 pm

I would leave it Geoff, let nature take its course.
Soon as it senses others are around it will emerge.
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Primrose » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:12 pm

It will probably hear them croaking and calling !
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Re: Frogspawn announcement.

Postby Pa Snip » Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:17 am

Primrose wrote:It will probably hear them croaking and calling !



Not sure when I might croak, what with having a permanent frog in the throat.
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