Hesketh Ecology

Monthly Archives: May 2013


Natterjack Toads on the Solway Coast

On the Solway coast we are lucky to have a number of very rare species, many of which are restricted to the coastal dunes and grassland which line the Solway Firth. Amongst the rarest species which reside on the Solway coast is the natterjack toad (Epidalea calamita). Natterjack toads occur on only a handful of…