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Tree Frog

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

Tree Frog 20081007_1703, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

When I first started to build the Quinta it was just a collection of wooden shacks in the middle of nowhere with very little life nearby, and over the years I’ve designed and made the garden specifically to attract and nourish as wide a collection of birds and wildlife as possible. Birds can get here on their own but, with no green corridor, other species I had to give a helping hand to, and Tree Frogs were one of them.
When I heard there were some hatching in the next village up the valley I was lucky enough to be able to catch some and let them go in the garden; now, 20 years later, we have a resident population here and there’s nothing nicer than to find one from time to time …

Tree Frog

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

Tree Frog 20081007_1700, originally uploaded by Paradise in Portugal.

…. I’d always wanted to get a picture of one showing it’s feet and this was just too good to be true!