Guelder Rose and Old Man's Beard

  Oliver's Battery Countryside Group

Probably the Best Countryside Group in Oliver's Battery  


Reptiles at the Conservation Area

All species identification subject to confirmation - please let us know if you disagree with any of these.

Snakes
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Grass Snake
Natrix natrix
27th August 2011
When disturbed the Grass Snake is off like a shot, unlike the slow-worm. All these shots were taken within a few seconds, with the camera on auto-advance. Distinguished by its yellow and white collar, the Grass snake is not poisinous.

Slow-worms
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Slow-worm
Anguis fragilis
30th August 2010
Slow-worm
Anguis fragilis
31st August 2010
The Slow-worm is a legless lizard. Unlike snakes, it has eyelids.



Photographs:
Peter Land