Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Although later than last year, the temperatures up on the tops are still quite cold, and below zero after dark. Today with sun and a 9c air temperature I tried to find the first Adder (Vipera berus) of the year.  Although the conditions first appeared promising, an icy breeze took hold on the open, exposed moors. Despite this, the first brave male snake was basking next to his hibernacula, the same specimen… Read More