Sunday, 7 June 2009

The Big Pond Dip 2009 - our results

Today we did the big pond dip and found a surprising variety of wildlife including tadpoles, newtpoles, an adult newt, leeches, a backswimmer, mayfly larvae, water slaters, pond snails, pond skaters, water measurers, a dragonfly larva and lots of smaller things that I've yet to identify.

Dragonfly larva:

Mayfly larva:


Pond skater:

Water measurer:



Water slater:

Water snail:

The squirrel joined me to have a drink at one point:

and William supervised from his new favourite spot on the bench:

1 comment:

Scriptor Senex said...

Brilliant - what a haven your pond has become.