Observations Sierra de Alcaraz

 

Reptiles & amphibians

04-2006

Common toad

Bufo bufo

1

Southern midwife toad

Alytes dickhilleni

3 + calling

Iberian water frog

Pelophylax perezi

Some

Large psammodromus

Psammodromus algirus

Some

Western three-toad skink

Chalcides striatus

6

Ocellated lizard

Timon lepidus

3

False smooth snake

Macroprotodon cucullatus

3

Viperine snake

Narix maura

1

Other highlights

 

 

Mirror orchid

Ophrys speculum

x

Woodcock ophrys

Ophrys scolopax

x

Yellow ophrys

Ophrys lutea

x

Sawfly ophrys

Ophrys tenthredinifera

x

observations Sierra Cazorla

 

Reptiles & amphibians

4-2006

Southern midwife toad

Alytes dickhilleni

Calling

Iberian water frog

Pelophylax perezi

Plenty

Large psammodromus

Psammodromus algirus

Some

Spanish algyroides

Algyroides marchi

12

Ocellated lizard

Timon lepidus

2

Iberian wall lizard

Podarcis hispanica

Some

Grass snake

Natrix n. astreptophora

1

Viperine snake

Natrix maura

3

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    Bart looking for southern midwife toad

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    And here it is: southern midwife toad. A Male with his eggs.

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    Supermoment: viewing the pictures of the first day, having a good beer and dinner in preparation. Left to right: Kosta, Guido, Ronald and Arjan.

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  • Cazorla2006-04-10 235146

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    Once exposed the ocellated lizard prefers to impose instead of running away. I (Bart) wanted to make it look like a dragon.

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  • Cazorla2006-04-11 182315

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    Our very last desperate stop fot Spanish Algyroïdes. And Yess!! They were abundant here. Finally, after all those hours spending on searching in too dry forest.

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    Algyroides marchi close up, note the yellow throat

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  • Cazorla2006-04-10 201249

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    Another habitat of Spanish algyroides near Cazorla, no lizards this time but...

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    ... a very pretty piece of viperine snake hunting in a small brook

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    Just aside the Algyoides marchi.

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    Yellow ophrys, Riopar.

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    Sawfly ophrys, Riopar.

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