Spring is the time to look out for some of our cold blooded friends – frogs and toads. It is this time of year as the weather is warming up that they come out of hibernation and head to the nearest pond to start breeding. I have spent a few weeks on the look out, attempting to photograph frogs. It has been very frustrating as I had not been having any luck.
So imagine how excited I was when visiting some local public gardens. I was out enjoying the lovely spring weather when I was lucky enough to spot some frogs and toads! They have 2 ponds in this particular garden, one is full of coy carp and the other is left more natural.
It is a relatively small pond and a brief rustle in the grasses quickly caught my attention. I stood and watched for a while and then noticed it was these two toads moving around.
Then, after waiting (and waiting) the sun came out from behind some clouds, encouraging these little fellas to make an appearance!
I was very excited to see them and to capture some lovely reptile photographs!