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natterjack

a European toad, Bufo calamita, of sandy regions, having a greyish-brown body marked with reddish warty processes: family Bufonidae
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Royal Birkdale is one of the most ecologically sensitive courses on the Open rota, a site of Special Scientific Interest, the protected home of orchids and other special plants, the sand lizards and the natterjack toads.
The conservation scheme has proved such a success that the number of natterjacks at The Wirral course has grown to more than 6,000.
As I walked through the dunes a sound stopped me dead in my tracks - it was like a natterjack toad male "singing".
Taylor explains: "A survey was carried out and a report produced on the likely impact of the golf event on the toad habitat area and although, following a series of exhaustive searches, no natterjacks were found on the course, a comprehensive programme of impact mitigation was still developed.
A short walk along Hoylake shore lies an area known as Red Rocks where pools support a small population of natterjack Toads.
A team of volunteers from the Prince's Trust has been working at Tower Beach creating small sites or ``scrapes'' for natterjack toads.
I'M looking for Pat Jennings whom I met at Natterjacks back in 1998.
Natterjacks toads are closely studied at sites in North Wales, Wirral and Sefton,and the discovery of great crested newt colonies is always the source of celebration amongst conservationists and despair amongst developers.
Flintshire Council organise various educational events on the wildlife at Talacre, which have recently included trips to the beach in the evening to spot bats and the natterjacks.
Rebecca and her schoolfriends from Blacklow Brow junior school, in Huyton, celebrated her birthday at Natterjacks on Roby Road on Sunday.