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NBNR  -  frogs & lizards

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edible frog by Puckles Pond edible frog by Puckles Pond
edible frog by Puckles Pond

The Term "non-native frog" is used to describe a member of the Marsh-Edible-Pool Frog complex (also called water frogs). These are difficult to identify in the field without either capturing them and measuring the length of their hind limbs, or analysing their calls. A colony of edible frogs was identified as living in the Reserve in 2012 by Ray Cranfield of the Essex Amphibian & Reptile Group and sightings of non-native frogs in the Reserve are now assumed to be edible frogs.


frogspawn
frogspawn

frog in pond
common frog in Willow Pond


common lizards
common lizard
common lizard common lizard
common lizard slug + 2 common lizards


slow worms
slow worms slow worm



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thanks to Mark Williams for the photos of the pool frog
thanks to Robert Butterfield for the upper photo of the common lizards
thanks to Betty Haynes for the other photos
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last updated - 6 September 2020
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