Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Monthly Archives: June 2014

A couple of nights later, the chicks were again showing quite well. Three of them could be seen in the highest trees (they seem to prefer the higher ones) and the mother was again present feeding them. For the past couple of evenings I’ve been watching some young Tawny owls (Strix aluco) in my local woodland. The chicks left the nest a few weeks ago and can now fly quite well and… Read More

Had a great time in Corfu and found most of the species on the island despite variable weather conditions. Click the image below for the photos. Sadly the fate of some of Corfu’s few remaining untouched areas are now the subject of a national development scheme in Greece which will have an inevitable and highly destructive impact on the wildlife and ecosystems of the island in the coming years. I was also… Read More