Adults up to 15cm rarely up to 18. the largest native European frog, big, robust and sometimes rather warty. Vocal sacs grey and back of thigh spotted whitish grey (only rarely yellowish).
British Amphibians on Wild About Britain include UK species of frogs, toads, newts, frog spawn and tadpoles, with amphibians from the Natterjack Toad and Common Frog to the Great Crested Newt.
Encyclopedia of British Amphibians
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Natterjack Toad||Epidalea calamita||
It can be distinguished from other species of toads by the bright yellow line running the length... more
|Pool Frog||Pelophylax lessonae||
This frog became extinct in Britain in the late 1990s and has recently been reintroduced from... more
|Palmate Newt||Triturus helveticus||
The female has olive green or light brown skin with darker green speckles joining to form two... more
|Great Crested Newt||Triturus cristatus||
The Great Crested Newt is Britain's largest newt and also it's most threatened. They appear... more
|Common Frog||Rana temporaria||
The adults are similar but the female is larger with white granulations on the flanks giving the... more