Wednesday, April 29, 2009


Smooth Newt
Gentleman newt

Smooth Newt
Lady newt

One of the ponds on the heath at The Lodge is full of Smooth Newts up to all sorts at the moment. You can look right in and watch them swimming around and even get reasonable photos. There seemed to be lots of chasing going on today...

photos taken with Canon EOS 30D + EF 300mm f/4L IS USM