Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: September 2011

I had a brief hike up on the moors today, but with ridiculously strong winds, I held little hope of finding any reptiles. First, I spotted three Kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) hovering and swooping down into the fields, they didn’t seem to mind the wind too much. Then a Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) flew overhead and landed in the wooded area in front of me. Minutes later I spotted a female Adder (Vipera berus),… Read More