Beam Parklands

Dagenham, Essex, RM10 9EH

Tel: 0208 227 2332

Amphibians

great-crested-newt

Great Crested Newt – Triturus cristatus

  • Britain’s largest newt species
  • Highly protected by law and is a European Protected Species
  • Males develop a large ragged edge looking crest and tail stripe in spring breeding season
  • Characterised by dark warty skin and orange/yellow underside speckled with black blotches

Common Frog – Rana temporaria

Common Frog - Rana temporaria

By Monika Betley

  • Most commonly encountered amphibian
  • Emerge from hibernation February/March and breed almost immediately
  • Characterised green/brown in colour with dark bands on the hind limbs

Common Toad – Bufo bufo

Common Toad - Bufo bufo

By Korall

  • More tolerant in dry conditions than frogs and newts
  • Can be found far from water outside of the spring breeding season, which is typically in March
  • Have a warty/bumpy skin which is green/brown in colour

Meeting Point

The Meeting Point for all events is on the bridge by the entrance off Oval Road North unless otherwise stated. See Map.

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Booking events

Booking opens two weeks before each event. To book your place call 0208 227 2332. If you have any access requirements please let us know and we will make the necessary arrangements.