Well we finally replaced the pond-liner in the pond that we installed for newts and frogs and dragon-fly larvae. It’s not a large pond and the increasing number of leaks meant it dried out regularly. The increasing variability in the weather was going to make this less of a haven than we intended.
Found over 30 newts in the mud and slime… probably where the frog spawn went this year – and the magpies.
So here’s timelapse video of the process…