Great Crested Newts

The Suffolk Biodiversity Information Service currently holds over 1740 records of Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus in its database.

A Suffolk Biodiversity Action Plan was drawn up in 2003 and is available from the Suffolk Biodiversity Partnership website. Suffolk is a major stronghold for this species with its band of boulder clay surface geology lending itself to a high density of ponds.
A Factsheet is available is available on the SWT Website.

Click this link to see a live distribution map from the NBN.
Please note users of the NBN gateway can apply to SBIS for better access

National Biodiversity Network records are shown on the map above. (See terms and conditions)


See also:
Suffolk Amphibian and Reptile Atlas, Provisional 2007 709Kb pdf
On the status of ponds and Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus in Suffolk. T. Langton, G. Millins & C. Langton Pdf 2.9Mb
Summer survey technique for Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus. T. Langton Pdf 3.4Mb
Suffolk ponds and Great Crested Newt Triturus cristatus conservation: the national significance of Suffolk county analysis. T. Langton Pdf 58Kb