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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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As dusk falls, behind the dunes, natterjack toads begin their joyful percussion, their churring croaks carrying great distances on calm evenings long into the night.
The natterjack toad will be rehomed at the Wild Ireland Education Centre.
Wirral West MP Margaret Greenwood visited Red Rocks Nature Reserve in Hoylake where she learned more about the work of Cheshire Wildlife Trust and the natterjack toad, main picture, one of the rare species the Trust and its volunteers have helped to thrive at the reserve PICTURES: ANDREW TEEBAY AND PHILIP PRECEY
At the same time as the Natterjack 10k around the Marine Lake, there will be friends and family around the world running 10ks wherever they are.
And with filming having been going on since January, we can also expect stunning footage of an urban peregrine falcon, a kingfisher nest, humpback whales, city gulls, natterjack toads and spectacular emperor moths.
Gronant dunes are the site of Wales' only breeding colony of little tern and at Talacre there's a colony of rare, natterjack toads, which became extinct in the 1960s but were reintroduced in 2003.
d f n g aet dh Also some tree-hugging pressure group will kick up a stink because they've conveniently discovered a nest of natterjack toads in a pond the track will plough through at Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
The examination of species in this country suggests that birds including the cuckoo and turtle dove, as well as creatures such as the natterjack toad and brown hare, are also among those most at risk of disappearing in the next 40 years.
The area, which spans from Gronant Dunes to Talacre Warren, is home to a wealth of rare animals and birds, including the natterjack toad, sand lizards, colletes bees and terns.
This Tuesday's edition sees him travel to Castlegregory in Co Kerry to tune into the fascinating world of the natterjack toad.
I remember my pleasure in seeing a natterjack toad, which is now an endangered species.
Unless you have an obsession with natterjack toads or black-backed gulls, for instance, you're unlikely to make a special trip to the Isle of Walney.