The following observations were made in my suburban garden in Earley, Berkshire. The garden is dominated by two mature Oaks Quercus robur, but also contains varied shrubbery and a pond, c. 3 m in diameter, with depths of 20–50 cm (plate 139). Just beyond the garden boundary is a small copse. The pond supports a rich diversity of invertebrate life plus Common Frogs Rana temporaria 


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