The following are the recorded catches from the pond-dipping activities

 

Main Pond

MAIN POND 2013                  
    10-Mar-13 14-Apr-13         2013 Totals 2013 Averages
                   
# of Children   28 41         69  
                   
Frogs/froglets     1         1 0.01
Tadpoles               - -
Smooth Newts   5 60         65 0.94
Smooth Newt Larvae               - -
Great Crested Newts     1         1 0.01
GCN Larvae               - -
Large Dragonfly Larvae   1 1         2 0.03
Small Dragonfly Larvae   2           2 0.03
Damselfly Larvae   14 4         18 0.26
Pond Skater     1         1 0.01
Water Boatman (lesser)   4 5         9 0.13
Water Boatman (greater)   2 1         3 0.04
Spiders     1         1 0.01
Diving Beetle Larvae               - -
Diving Beetles   1           1 0.01
Snails   2           2 0.03
Caddisfly Larvae   1 2         3 0.04
Mosquito Larvae   8 2         10 0.14
Bloodworm               - -
Water Lice               - -
Leeches               - -
Water Fleas (daphnia)   10 100         110 1.59
Mayfly Nymph               - -
Alder Fly Larvae               - -
Great Diving Beetle               - -
Water Mites               - -
Water Shrimp     1         1 0.01
                - -
                  -
TOTAL   50 180 - - - - 230 3.33
                   
                   
MAIN POND 2012                  
    01-Apr-12 13-May-12 17-Jun-12 15-Jul-12 12-Aug-12 16-Sep-12 2012 Totals 2012 Averages
                   
# of Children   28 15 12 25 29 30 139  
                   
Frogs/froglets       1 1     2 0.01
Tadpoles       6       6 0.04
Smooth Newts   3 4       3 3 0.02
Smooth Newt Larvae       48 7 10   65 0.47
Great Crested Newts   6 2   5 1   14 0.10
GCN Larvae       12 35 30 13 90 0.65
Large Dragonfly Larvae         1   3 4 0.03
Small Dragonfly Larvae             4 4 0.03
Damselfly Larvae         1   40 41 0.29
Pond Skater       8 3 5 4 20 0.14
Water Boatman (lesser)   8 1 1   2 6 18 0.13
Water Boatman (greater)   5 1 5 6 5 8 30 0.22
Spiders   1 1         2 0.01
Diving Beetle Larvae   1           1 0.01
Diving Beetles   2         2 4 0.03
Snails               - -
Caddisfly Larvae   1 1         2 0.01
Mosquito Larvae               - -
Bloodworm       1       1 0.01
Water Lice               - -
Leeches               - -
Water Fleas (daphnia)   100           100 0.72
Mayfly Nymph             10 10 0.07
Alder Fly Larvae               - -
Great Diving Beetle               - -
Water Mites             1 1 0.01
                  -
TOTAL   127 10 82 59 53 94 418 3.01
 

Upper Pond

 
UPPER POND 2013   10-Mar-13 14-Apr-13         2013 Totals 2013 Averages
                   
# of Children   28 41         69  
                   
Frogs/froglets               - -
Tadpoles               - -
Smooth Newts   8 13         21 0.30
Smooth Newt Larvae   4 2         6 0.09
Great Crested Newts   2 1         3 0.04
GCN Larvae               - -
Large Dragonfly Larvae   1 1         2 0.03
Small Dragonfly Larvae     1         1 0.01
Damselfly Larvae   30 9         39 0.57
Pond Skater               - -
Water Boatman (lesser)   13 12         25 0.36
Water Boatman (greater)   7 7         14 0.20
Spiders     1         1 0.01
Diving Beetle Larvae               - -
Diving Beetles   1 1         2 0.03
Snails   22 32         54 0.78
Caddisfly Larvae   17 6         23 0.33
Mosquito Larvae   10 4         14 0.20
Bloodworm   1 2         3 0.04
Water Lice     2         2 0.03
Leeches               - -
Water Fleas (daphnia)   10 100         110 1.59
Mayfly Nymph               - -
Hair Worm     5         5 0.07
Alder Fly Larvae               - -
Great Diving Beetle               - -
Water Mites     1         1 0.01
Water Shrimp     1         1 0.01
                - -
                - -
TOTAL   126 201 - - - - 327 4.74
                   
                   
                   
UPPER POND 2012   01-Apr-12 13-May-13 17-Jun-12 15-Jul-12 12-Aug-12 16-Sep-12 2012 Totals 2012 Averages
                   
# of Children   28 15 12 25 29 30 139  
                   
Frogs/froglets             1 1 0.01
Tadpoles               - -
Smooth Newts   6 19 2     3 30 0.22
Smooth Newt Larvae       25 7 40 40 112 0.81
Great Crested Newts     1 1       2 0.01
GCN Larvae       5 7 10 3 25 0.18
Large Dragonfly Larvae   2 8   9 5 24 48 0.35
Small Dragonfly Larvae     4 8       12 0.09
Damselfly Larvae   10 16     3   29 0.21
Pond Skater     5     5 3 13 0.09
Water Boatman (lesser)   6 10 50 12 5 20 103 0.74
Water Boatman (greater)       3 2 8 20 33 0.24
Spiders       1     2 3 0.02
Diving Beetle Larvae   1       1   2 0.01
Diving Beetles   1 2 12 3 10 7 35 0.25
Snails   2 36 31 9 12 40 130 0.94
Caddisfly Larvae   3 8         11 0.08
Mosquito Larvae       100   5   105 0.76
Bloodworm     2     1 1 4 0.03
Water Lice               - -
Leeches               - -
Water Fleas (daphnia)   100 100 5     5 210 1.51
Mayfly Nymph     8 1   9 12 30 0.22
Hair Worm       1       1 0.01
Alder Fly Larvae           1   1 0.01
Great Diving Beetle           1   1 0.01
Water Mites               - -
                - -
TOTAL   131 219 245 49 116 181 941 6.77

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