The newts on Hampton Nature Reserve have had some special guests. As well as all the volunteers and staff helping with the Big Newt Count 2012, Martin Hughes-Games and the Springwatch film crew popped along to film the animals.
|A male Great Crested Newt gets ready for his screen debut|
|Watch out for Paul and his hat with presenter Martin looking for newts|
• Hampton Nature Reserve is just outside Peterborough, and you can find out more about this special site here
• The UK is home to three native species of newts, and ID tips to distinguish the Great Crested from the Smooth and Palmate species can be found on the Froglife website by clicking on the links
• If you have spotted a newt in your garden, please take part in the Big Garden Newt Count here
• You can also join our Great Crafted Newt Competition on our website here!
Froglife manages Hampton Nature Reserve near Peterborough on behalf of O&H Hampton Ltd.
Photos: Silviu Petrovan