9 May 2022

8 May 22 - Palmate Newt

The other highlight of a walk around Greenlands Farm this morning was this Palmate Newt, which was noticeably smaller than the Smooth Newts I see in my garden pond. They like acidic heathland pools.
Palmate Newt: Male
Palmate Newt: Males have webbed toes on the rear legs in the breeding season
Palmate Newt: Male