The frogs of Ben Lomond and Ben Ime have left their winter hide outs and are happily spawning in the (relative) warmth of the past week. Particularly at at the base of Ben Ime, near Arrochar, the frogs are out in force and spawn and adults can be seen in every pathside ditch and pool. The spawning continues all the way up to about 300m. As you can see below, this week I have observed many amplexing pairs that I have been weighing and measuring, along with the spawn being produced. Now if I could just get them to call so I could record them…

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