Category: Reptiles & Amphibians

  • Palmate Newt

    Palmate Newt

    For those of you with garden ponds, keep an eye out for Palmate Newts enjoying the water in spring. Photo: Frank Vassen from Brussels, Belgium, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia […]

  • Common Lizard

    Common Lizard

    Common Lizards vary quite a bit in colour, from green to brown.  Photo: © Natural England/Paul Lacey

  • Common Toad

    Common Toad

    Common Toads begin their migration back to their breeding pool in the autumn, when this mainly nocturnal species can therefore be more easily spotted. Photo: © Natural England/Peter Roworth

  • Slow Worm

    Slow Worm

    Slow Worms are perhaps our most secretive lizards. Photo: © Natural England/Philip Ray

  • Common Frog

    Common Frog

    Frogspawn is usually seen very early in the Spring on the Lizard, often as early as January, in pools and even in waterlogged ruts on tracks.  Photo: © Natural England/Allan […]

  • Adder


    Adders can be spotted as the weather begins to get warmer and they emerge from hibernation. Photo: © Natural England/Allan Drewitt