March was a strange mixture of warm sunny days, dry,dry ground of drought and colourful tapestry detailing pin-points of new life. For the first time in recorded history, English bluebells have bloomed in March. Frogs spawned early and tadpoles wiggled above their jelly cases.
English bluebells - Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Very young tadpoles of Rana temporaria or the common frog, resting on top of egg (spawn) casings