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Found this little fellow at the weekend, he was carefully returned to the pond after his photo shoot.



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aww i love these little chaps lol arent they normally quick dawn like lizzards, good pic :o)

9 Mar, 2010

 

I think they're pretty quick in the water. His underside was all orange and spotted :-)

9 Mar, 2010

 

You've got quite the 'zoo' there, Dawn ;-))

9 Mar, 2010

 

Wonderful Dawn....looks quite contented there in the palm of your hand !

9 Mar, 2010

 

A lovely little fellow.

9 Mar, 2010

amy
Amy
 

You are so lucky Dawn , how can you stand the excitement of new ' finds ' every day , I had one round the bottom of one of my water barrels once but I never saw it again .. :o(

9 Mar, 2010

 

I feel a bit guilty as I take the wildlife a bit for granted Amy, we've seen alot of newts for a couple of years now. This was lovely, so pretty on its underside.
I thought Toto would identify it?!

9 Mar, 2010

uma
Uma
 

Lovely little creature...There are two of them in our pond...:)

9 Mar, 2010

 

Wow, I haven't seen one of these for years Dawn! Do you think it'll be laying eggs soon.....can't really though in the ice......

9 Mar, 2010

amy
Amy
 

It's not a Great crested newt is it Dawn , They are protected , they have a serrated crest along their back in the breeding season , theres a pic. of one in todays paper , , a company building a Travel lodge are in trouble for not putting a newt-proof fence up , the builders damaged and destroyed the newst resting place , it cost them £ 30,000 while the work was stopped to carry out the newt- fencing and they have a criminal conviction .. your pic. looks very much like this one .....

9 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely little fella Dawn........

10 Mar, 2010

 

I was going to say same as Milky, as i think he is a lovely littlte fello aswell.

10 Mar, 2010

 

so tiny..thanks for showing Dawn

10 Mar, 2010

 

Cute little chap, have not seen one for years.......

10 Mar, 2010

 

Lovely to see and to know he has a safe haven in your garden.

11 Mar, 2010

 

I love newts as well. I keep thinking if I put a pond in.......they are lovely creatures!

12 Mar, 2010

 

We had our pond about 8 years ago and we've noticed the newts for the last couple of years, I'm so pleased they've arrived.

13 Mar, 2010

 

I know this is a bit late, but ive only just joined,
Have recently moved to a house wih a big pond, i looked these little fellas up as i have so many in my pond and wanted to make sure they had what they needed, they are just called common newts, which aren't THAT common anymore.

2 May, 2010



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