pond life at Balloch Community Woodlands Creetown

Pond Life

The ponds support an increasing range of wildlife, including a variety of dragon and damsel flies (including the emperor dragonfly and azure damselfly), the increasingly rare great crested newt and many wild flowers. 

An interpretation board beside the wildlife ponds lists a range of wildlife found in the environs of the ponds with images provided to help you to spot the different species. 

Can you find any of the following:  Common Frog, Meadow Sweet, Meadow Crane’s Bill, Red Squirrel, Common Lizard, Chicory, Yellow Flag Iris, Golden Ringed Dragonfly, Greater Knapweed, Wild Teasel?