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Frog in garden pond 


There are five species of amphibian which have been recorded in Derbyshire:

  • Common frog
  • Common toad
  • Great-crested newt
  • Smooth newt
  • Palmate newt

BAP Species

The great crested newt and the common toad are only amphibian species in Derbyshire to be recognised as a UK and LBAP Priority Biodiversity Species.


Derbyshire Amphibian and Reptile Group

The Derbyshire Amphibian and Reptile Group record and monitor amphibian populations.


Amphibian Records

Please send all amphibian records (including frog and toad spawn) to Chris Monk (


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