Toad City on the Moor

Common Toad floats on the surface of Ilkley Moor tarn At this time of the year Ilkley Moor  is absolutely teeming with life. Walking it during Spring can be a giddying experience, as there are tons of natural spectacles to be observed in every direction! This spring, after seeing Bempton Cliff's frog spawn  feature on the BBC SpringWatch Easter Special; I decided to see if the moor's Common Toads were starting to get active too. And sure enough they were! Here's  a collection of video footage and photos taken at a nearby tarn on the moor...