With cold weather on the way this frog spawn is more likely than not, as Private Fraser* would say, doomed. The frost will do its worst and it will disintegrate and disappear. However today the sight of this multi-eyed mass was a heart and toes warming sign of spring edging ever closer. As for tadpole casualties, I’m sure the frogs will have another go, any excuse!
* for those of you unacquainted with this character please Google for enlightenment.