Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: December 2010

Well, I have to say that 2010 has been my best year so far for my interest in Herpetology, many new findings for me, including some rare species such as Majorcan midwife toad (Alytes muletensis) in Majorca this summer, finding a Greek adder (Vipera berus bosniensis) on a snow covered mountain in northern Greece, and of course many rare amphibians during my first ever trip to the tropics in Costa Rica. I… Read More

Well winter has well and truely arrived, and as I write this my street is covered with over one foot of snow, its probably no surprise to most people that I am not a winter person. Like many of the animals I pursue I wish I could just go underground and stay there until spring arrives in 2011. Luckily, this year I will have a trip in February to southern Portugal (Algarve)… Read More

I have uploaded my photos from my trip to Costa Rica onto my Google Picassa photo albums gallery, you can view the albums (in two parts) at the following links: part 1 and part 2 Hope you like them, and I will surely be back to the tropics in the future! The following short video captures the moment of my first rainforest ‘capture’ in Costa Rica, courtesy of Frog blog Manchester Species… Read More

I’ve come to the end of my 2 week trip to Costa Rica and I have been to some unique places and seen some fantastic animals, including over 40 species of amphibians and reptiles. There are many highlights I would like to share through my photography from this trip, but since this is a European herp blog, I will probably just add extensive photo galleries instead of a full length report. Today… Read More