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slippery42
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Joined: 07 Feb 2007
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
On the off chance I put out a few bottle traps last night.

This morning got a large female in one trap!!

They are moving folks

The pond is a cattle trough







james4
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
how did you do the traps,were they bought from the net?
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slippery42
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
made them my self. standard design and always works!!!
james4
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
how sounds good.
is it easy?

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slippery42
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
If you have a survey licence fro NE and you  are expereinced yes!

If not you risk breaking the law and killing the newts,,,, not good

james4
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
oh no then sorry didnt know you needed a license.
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Vicar
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Posted: 18 Feb 2007
Just got in from a neighbour's house/pond. 20+ GCN evident, egg laying already underway. Palmate and Smooth present in good numbers too. Surrey.
Steve Langham - Chairman    
Surrey Amphibian & Reptile Group (SARG).
darlington_gcn
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Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Very interested to read. I have just started working for Durham Wildlife Group on a 12 month newt survey in the Tees Valley - any tips or comments appreciated rjackson@durhamwt.co.uk
Working on a 12 month conservation project with Durham Wildlife Trust and Darlington Borough Council on Great Crested Newts. Any help/advice appreciated - rjackson@durhamwt.co.uk
slippery42
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Posted: 07 Mar 2007
TEES VALLEY >>>>>>>NEWTS ARE VERY ACTIVE ON SOME OF MY SITES
Matt
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Posted: 07 Mar 2007

Found my first female GCN laying eggs in a pond in Basingstoke on 26th Feb.

Matt


BRAG - Berkshire Reptile & Amphibian Group

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