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Old 06-07-2009, 08:53 PM
Natrix Natrix is offline
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Originally Posted by dave091260 View Post
My wife was clearing weeds from our wildlife pond yesterday when this [] became entangled we took a couple of pictures, to hep ID it and then put it back. It's belly was a fiery red colour. Having checked on line and in a few books, I'm convinced it's a Great Crested Newt - perhaps immature? Tell me I'm a fool!
Great Crested Newts have a yellow and white belly. If your newt had a fiery red colour belly then it is most likely to be a male common newt.

But a viewable picture would help with a positive ID.

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