First Clump of Frog Spawn

On the 22nd March Phil Males wrote:

After several false starts due to adverse weather the frogs in my pond have finally started to spawn with the laying of the first clump of spawn yesterday, the first day of spring. There is not a lot of action yet but if the weather continues to be mild it should pick up.

With respect to dates it is the latest start to spawning I have observed for my pond. One day later than 2010 in which was also a snowy year.

2018 –  21 March
2017 –  11 March
2016 – 27 February
2015 –  9 March
2014 –  7 March
2013 –  9 March
2012 – 26 February
2011 – 26 February
2010 – 20 March
2009 – 27 February
2008 – 23 February
2007 – 19 February
2006 – 12 March


Rick Replies:

The frogs know best clearly Phil!  Thanks for update. 

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