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Wildlife pond gets some wildlife!

I had a fairly  big pond dug about a year ago and took a decision not to introduce anything.  Its been difficult, but i have stuck to that except for some native flag irises that i had in the garden anyway.  For a year lots of flies, beetles, birds, water boatmen, pond skaters, little beetles.  etc.  

TODAY for the first time i have seen 

taddys but only 2

blue damselflies

red damselflies

an underwater beetle, but about an inch big! 

And.....gosh... A newt!  

Its the small things in life i suppose, but i just couldn't be more excited.  







  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 82,737

    It is exciting isn't it image  We've got a new pond and we were so excited when the frogs and newts moved in image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • Steve 309Steve 309 Posts: 2,753

    That's brilliant a1154 (strange name but there we are...).  Great when that happens image


  • Gillian53Gillian53 Posts: 112
    The more wildlife there is in the pond, the longer you can spend watching it. I never get much housework done these days.
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