1st Frog Spawn – 2010

Keep a watch each year for the first sighting of frog,or newt, spawn. Hopefully you can observe the same stretch of water each year and report the date you first see spawn.

Here are some of this year’s sightings – a very late year, it seems.

Phil – 11th March, at Oldtown, Ardgay, NH 59 89 – 4 spawn clumps, several frogs singing
David – 15th March, at the Gearchoille,Ardgay, NH 60 89 – 10 spawn clumps
Heather – 15th March, at Tarlogie stile path entrance, Tain, NH 76 83 – spawn + 1 adult frog
Heather – 15th March, at Morangie Cottages, Tain NH 76 82 – 2 spawn clumps
Fay – 15th March, at Astle, Dornoch, NH 73 91 – Adult frogs and palmate newts – no spawn

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