Lots of Carabus granulatus (Ground beetle) in Hoo Brook Pasture today,
There are plenty of fish swimming around in various Wilden Marsh ponds and pools, and North Pond is a particular favourite with pike, trout and eels. I found this dead pike in North Pond this morning with two puncture marks close to its head, either a result of a heron stabbing or, more likely I think, otter teeth. Otters will be dining on toads in North Pond at the moment, and probably… Read More
Marsh frogs spawn on top of fence and gateposts for some reason.