Survey conducted on a very rainy day. Two newts discovered and returned to habitat after photographed.
No interactions present.
All newt tadpoles have "fins" along the upper and lower sides of the tail, so I am not sure what you mean when you say "it did not have tail fins".
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Lat/Lng: 51.7711, -0.9466
OS grid ref: SP727085
Snakemoor Nature Reserve pond, bounded by grazed agricultural land on north side and a wooded and open nature reserve on the south.