Slovakia 2022

I had a prolonged stay in Slovakia for the months of March, half of April and then the whole of June. This allowed for more observations of wildlife compared to my usual mid summer visits.

March

April

Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
Common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus)
Danube crested newt (Triturus dobrogicus)
Fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina)
Fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina)

June

Aesculapian snake (Zamenis longissimus)
Aesculapian snake (Zamenis longissimus) as flipped
Aesculapian snake (Zamenis longissimus) as flipped
Ural owl (Strix uralensis)
Grass snake (Natrix natrix)

Bears (June)

Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)

June (other fauna)

Adder (Vipera berus)
Yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata)
Eurasian eagle owl (Bubo bubo) chick
Eurasian eagle owl (Bubo bubo)
Aesculapian snake (Zamenis longissimus) on the road at night
Suslik (Spermophilus citellus)

Camera traps (March-June)

Tawny owl (Strix aluco)
Brown bear (Ursus arctos)
Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)
Wolf (Canis lupus)
Wolf (Canis lupus)

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