Reptiles and amphibians
Do you have a garden pond?
Have you seen any frogs, toads or newts in your pond this spring?
Seen a grass snake? Let us know!
Slow worms are often seen at the allotments in Pound Lane. Have you seen a slow worm elsewhere in Exmouth? Please report it here.
Slow worms are useful in gardens and allotments as they eat slugs - lots of them!
This one was keeping snug in a compost heap in early April.
This small pond was built just over a year ago. A newt moved in two days after the pond was filled with rainwater!
Advice on building ponds on our Gardening page
How many ponds are there in Exmouth?
Answer - not enough!
You may have seen the video of a grass snake swimming in the sea in Exmouth on 30th May. This article discusses whether this is unusual behaviour for grass snakes.