Amphibian & Reptile Travels

Firstly I must apologise for the lack of activity on the blog since my trip to Lesvos, but in all honesty there has been very little to report! Aside from thoroughly...

Here is a report from my holiday in Lesbos (Lesvos) from 8th- 15th October. Although a very beautiful island the conditions were not in my favour, but nevertheless I hope you...

Here is a photo of me with a Caspian whip snake (Dolichophis caspius) which I caught just as I arrived at my hotel on Lesbos. This snake is one of the...

This weekend I visited some sites for reptiles and amphibians close to Sheffield as well as in the Peak District in Derbyshire. I was guided by Carl Corbidge who knows these...

Around 1915 the Starred Agama (Laudakia stellio) was introduced to Corfu Town, the origin of these large lizards is unknown but it was speculated they arrived via trading ships from the...

As Andrew Gray is an amphibian specialist we dedicated some time on Corfu to search for frogs. The island is not rich in amphibians but our efforts did produce a total...

Well perhaps not rare, more like poorly recorded or locally common I would say…As expected it was very hot, but for a couple of hours in the evening we did some...

Here is a short report from my holiday in Zákynthos (Zante) with my girlfriend. Not a herping trip but still some nice observations, especially the endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta). ...

On thursday I was able to observe two Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) on Zakynthos thanks to some expert help from my Greek conservationist friend Yannis and his team. It really was...

You can now see a longer report with further photography from Crete. Or you can view the same report from the European Field Herping Community (EFHC): Crete In addition, my colleagues from Vienna...