beaujolais  

Observations around Vauxrenard

 

Reptiles & amphibians

4-2008

4-2009

Fire salamander

Salamandra salamandra

>20

>20

Yellow-bellied toad

Bombina variegata

2

-

Common midwife toad

Alytes obstetricans

-

10

Common toad

Bufo bufo

-

4

Common frog

Rana temporaria

3

4

Western green lizard

Lacerta bilineata

>20

>20

Common wall lizard

Podarcis muralis

>30

>30

Grass snake

Natrix natrix

2

-

Western whip snake

Coluber viridiflavus

9

7

Asp viper

Vipera aspis

2

1

Other highlights

 

 

 

Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros

1

 

Pine marten

Martes martes

 

1

Beech marten

Martes foina

 

1

  • colefutdavenas612

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    Col du Fut d'Avenas, an impressive top in this famous Beaujolais wine region. Here we found Asp viper.

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  • koeien612

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    Checking some interesting meadow parts for herps often means curious cows.

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  • vroedmeesterf612

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    We observed common midwife toads (Alytes obstetricans) just in the vineyards.

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  • vuursalamandersf612

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    Fire salamander is really common in the lower wooded parts of the Beaujolais.

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  • vuursalamanderf612

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    At night, a fire salamander on his way along the brook Ruisseau de Changy.

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  • muurhagedis2612

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    Common Wall Lizard (podarcis muralis)

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  • geelgroene612

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    Western Whip Snake (Hierophis viridiflavus)

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  • bosmetbegroeiing612

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