Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: May 2011

No time for a field report from Corfu, as in two days I am off to Milos with Swiss friend Thomas Reich, so long as the volcanic ash stays away. Click on the image below to see photos from my trip to Corfu over the last 2 and a half weeks as well as a complete species list. The first week was non-stop herping with Carl and some days with Andy. The… Read More

Today was the final day of the Gerald Durrell week and I have had a fantastic time teaching others about the amphibians and reptiles that inhabit Corfu. We have explored some fantastic locations over the last week and in the company of other experts it has been a fantastic tribute to Gerald Durrell and his childhood in Corfu. I would like to give a big thank you to Alex and David Ashcroft… Read More

As I previously mentioned I will not be able to post photos until I get back from Corfu on 23rd May. However after 9 days of field work I have been able to observe the majority of species found on my favorite island. I am still here for a week but I will be working with the Durrell School of Corfu, so here is a list of what I have seen during… Read More

After 6 days in the field in Corfu I’ve already seen 29 species, including 10 species of snake, and some of which are very rarely seen on this island. Unfortunately I probably will not be able to add any photos until around 20th May, but rest assured I have taken plenty of nice photos. Between chasing Montpellier snakes in the grass, playing with two metre Four-lined snakes and searching roads on rainy… Read More

Tomorrow I’m off to Corfu, first a week exploring my favorite spots on the island for herps, and surely finding some new areas along the way. From 13th-22nd May I will have the great pleasure of working with the Durrell School of Corfu on their Gerald Durrell week, and I’m sure I can help to find some nice animals to show the visitors 🙂 Only a few days break after that before… Read More