Common Frog Rana temporaria

Common Frog
Common Frog in my garden
The Common Frog is, as its name suggests, the most common frog that you are likely to see in Britain and in Europe/Asia. It is not present in the far south of Europe. It has a dark patch behind its eye and usually a broken, upside-down V shape on its upper back. It grows to some 8cm long.
Frog in the hand
Common Frog
Common Frog
The colour of the Common Frog varies from brown/grey to olive green and yellow-brown; the pattern varies from spots to broken stripes. The underside is light.
Frog Common Frogs hibernate in the coldest months.
Common Frog Dartmoor The back feet are partially webbed.
Young frog Young frog by Terry Hobbs.
Common Frog Common Frog, pale yellowish photo by Keith Wood.
Frog in frog spawn Frog with spawn, photo by Laurence Bard of Pond Life.
Frogspawn - common frog Frogspawn, also spelled frog spawn (frog eggs).
Common Frog Tadpole Tadpole - larval stage of frog.
Common Frog Tadpoles Tadpoles.
The tadpoles that hatch from the spawn are entirely aquatic and initially have no legs. The back legs develop followed by the front ones and the tail recedes until they are tiny frogs (froglets).