Easter day on Dartmoor

We saw three lizards, including this beautiful green one on Hickley Plain near the Avon Filtration works.

green lizard
lizard

Toadspawn and tadpoles in the stream at Shipley Bridge, and a strange orange fungus. This is the Bog Beacon – Mitrula paludosa – which grows in bogs and shallow streams, rotting fallen leaves.

toadspawn
toadspawn and tadpoles
orange fungus
Bog beacon

Sanicle is related to cow parsley and hogweed, but has its own unique pom-pom look.

sanicle
sanicle

lambs

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