Frogsthawn

“Although spring is generally arriving earlier, to receive a frogspawn sighting before winter has properly begun is highly unusual.” (http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/news/press-releases/frisky-frogs/)

And once frozen, frogspawn makes great marbles.

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Gramophene

“Carpets of bluebells transform many of Scotland’s woods … There is a great network of recorders who look for signs of seasonal change in their local area, but we could always use more to maintain a phonological record that goes all the way back to 1684.” (http://www.woodlandtrust.presscentre.com/News-Releases/Scotland-s-bluebells-are-blooming-early-1121.aspx)

If you haven’t heard bluebells tinkling or hawthorn grunting, now is your chance.