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Wyre Forest District Council Ranger, Adam Wright, sent me these photographs and a short video of mating toads he stumbled upon in North Pond, whilst delivering cattle pellets for Buttercup. Adam comments: “I met the toads of Wilden Marsh earlier today whilst looking at the cattle. I have never seen so many toads; there was lots of toad spawn too.” There is much toad activity in North Pond during the day, but… Read More

It’s that time again! Today, 9th March, is the beginning of the toad mating season on Wilden Marsh. Last night was my first toad-watching evening of this year, and I didn’t see a single toad. Soon, though, maybe tonight, an advance party of toads will begin their slow march from hiding places in the Lagoon Field to congregate in puddles and small pools around North Pond. When the puddles and small pools… Read More

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