Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: June 2013

The other day I had a look at one of my sites for Adder (Vipera berus) and within a short space of time I found five large females. All of them had freshly sloughed their skin and looked really beautiful so I took the opportunity to take a nice photo of one of them. In addition I saw a couple of Common toads (Bufo bufo), two Common frogs (Rana temporaria) and a… Read More

Carl and I decided to spend the day visiting some Grass snake (Natrix natrix) sites, although the weather didn’t look promising. Arriving at the first site we were greeted with a rain shower, although some locals told us they had seen a snake just before the rain started. Waiting for the rain to stop we stumbled across a large female grass snake which had been chopped in half! Not cool. We decided… Read More

Here it is, a report from another great trip to Greece. Really hope you like it, I can’ t wait to go back already. Click here or on the image below to read it.

Sorry for the radio silence, I have been back a week now from Corfu and Paxos but computer problems have meant I could not upload any photos until now. As usual I had a great trip, Paxos in particular delivering some surprises. For now here is a photo of one of the Aesculapian snakes (Zamenis longissimus) that we found, this one from Corfu. Report and photos on the way soon.