Species list Armenia

 

Engish Scientific Observed by KP
Banded newt Triturus vittatus  
Green toad Bufo viridis X
Common tree frog Hyla arborea  
Lemon-yellow tree frog Hyla savignyi X
Eastern spadefoot Pelobates syriacus  
Caucasus frog Rana macrocnemis X
Marsh frog Pelophylax ridibundus X
European pond terrapin Emys orbicularis  
Caspian pond terrapin Mauremys caspica  
Spur-thighed tortoise Testudo graeca X
Caspian gecko Cyrtopodion caspicus  
Caucasian agama Laudakia caucasia X
Persian toad-head agama Phrynocephalus persicus X
Pleske’s runner Eremias pleskei X
Strauch’s runner Eremias strauchi X
Steppe runner Eremias arguta X
Snake-eyed Lacertid Ophisops elegans X
Sand lizard Lacerta agilis X
Levant green Lizard Lacerta media X
Caucasus green Lizard Lacerta strigata X
Dwarf lizard Parvilacerta parva  
Armenian rock Lizard Darevskia armeniaca X
  Darevskia dahli  
  Daravskia portschinskii  
Meadow lizard Darevskia praticola  
  Darevskia nairensis X
  Darevskia raddei X
  Darevskia rostombekovi  
  Darevskia unisexualis X
  Darevskia valentini  
Schneider’s skink Eumeces schneideri X
Golden skink Trachylepis auratus X
Twin-striped skink Ablepharus bivittatus  
Slow worm Anguis fragilis X
Glass lizard Ophisaurus apodus X
Worm snake Typhlops vermicularis X
Sand boa Eryx jaculus  
Black-headed ground snake Rhynchocalamus melanocephalus  
Collared dwarf snake Eirenis collaris X
Dwarf snake Eirenis modestus X
Dotted dwarf snake Eirenis punctatolineatus X
Smooth snake Coronella austriaca X
Blotched snake Elaphe sauromates  
Transcaucasian rat snake Zamenis hohenackeri  
Schmidt’s whip snake Dolichophis schmidti X
Dahl’s whip snake Platyceps najadum X
Coin-marked snake Hemorrhois nummifer X
Spotted whip snake Hemorrhois ravergieri X
Grass snake Natrix natrix X
Dice snake Natrix tessellata X
Montpellier snake Malpolon monspessulanus  
Cat snake Telescopus fallax  
Darevsky’s viper Vipera darevskii  
Erivanian meadow viper Vipera eriwanensis X
Armenian viper Montivipera raddei X
Blunt nosed viper Macrovipera lebetina X

Observations around Yerevan (Geghard, Garni, Hatice)

 

Reptiles & amphibians

05-2009

Marsh frog

Pelophylax ridibundus

5

Green toad

Bufo viridis

1

Levant green lizard

Lacerta media

3

Caucasus green Lizard

Lacerta strigata

2

Snake-eyed lacertid

Ophisops elegans

 

Darevskia raddei

>10

 

Darevskia nairensis

2

Slow worm

Anguis fragilis

1

Glass lizard

Ophisaurus apodus

9

Schneider’s skink

Eumeces schneideri

2

Worm snake

Typhlops vermicularis

7

Collared dwarf snake

Eirenis collaris

9

Dotted dwarf snake

Eirenis punctatolineatus

1

Spotted whip snake

Hemorrhois ravergieri

1

Schmidt’s whip snake

Dolichophis schmidti

2

Dice snake

Natrix tessellata

1

Grass snake

Natrix natrix

1

Armenian viper

Montivipera raddei

4

Blunt-nosed viper

Macrovipera lebetina

1

 

Other highlights

 

 

Laughing dove

Streptopelia senegalensis

1

Egyptian vulture

Neophron percnopterus

2

Finsch’s wheatear

Oenanthe finschii

2

Krupers’s nuthatch

Sitta krueperi

1

Khosrov


 

Reptiles & amphibians 05-2009
Lemon-yellow tree frog Hyla savignyi call
Marsh frog Pelophylax ridibundus >10
Caucasus frog Rana macrocnemis 5
Green toad Bufo viridis 1
Caucasian agama Laudakia caucasia 1
Strauch’s runner Eremias strauchi >10
Snake-eyed lacertid Ophisops elegans >20
  Darevskia raddei 2
Glass lizard Ophisaurus apodus >10
Schneider’s skink Eumeces schneideri 6
Worm snake Typhlops vermicularis >30
Dotted dwarf snake Eirenis punctatolineatus 5
Coin-marked snake Hemorrhois nummifer 1
Schmidt’s whip snake Dolichophis schmidti 1
Dahl’s whip snake Platyceps najadum 5
Grass snake Natrix natrix 1
Blunt-nosed viper Macrovipera lebetina 2
 
Other highlights  
Common rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus 5
Red-fronted serin Serinus pusillus 5
Cretzschmar’s bunting Emberiza caesia 2
Monk vulture Aegypius monachus 1
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus 1
Long-legged buzzard Buteo rufinus 1
Booted eagle Hieraaetus pennatus 1

Goravan Sands

 

Reptiles & Amphibians

 

05-2009

06-2012

 

 

 

 

Spur-thighed tortoise

Testudo graeca

1

-

Caucasian agama

Laudakia caucasia

>10

-

Persian toad-head agama

Phrynocephalus persicus

4

-

Pleske’s runner

Eremias pleskei

>50

1

Strauch’s runner

Eremias strauchi

>10

4

Golden skink

Trachylepis aurata

2

-

Blunt-nosed viper

Macrovipera lebetina

1

-

 

 

 

 

 Other Highlights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 lesser mouse-eared bat

 Myotis blythii

 

x

 

 

 

 

Noravank

 

Reptiles & amphibians

5-2009

Caucasus green Lizard

Lacerta strigata

1

Snake-eyed lacertid

Ophisops elegans

2

 

Darevskia raddei

 

Golden skink

Trachylepis auratus

1

Glass lizard

Ophisaurus apodus

10

Coin-marked snake

Hemorrhois nummifer

3

 

 

 

Other highlights

 

 

Lesser horseshoe bat

Rhinolophus hipposideros

>10

Geoffroy’s bat

Myotis emarginatus

>10

Lammergeier

Gypaetus barbatus

1

Lesser kestrel

Falco naumanni

2

 

 

 

Lake Sevan


 

Reptiles & amphibians

5-2009

Green toad

Bufo viridis

>10

Steppe runner

Eremias arguta transcaucasica

>10

Caucasus green Lizard

Lacerta strigata

>20

Levant green Lizard

Lacerta media

1

 

Darevskia raddei

1

 

Darevskia nairensis

>30

 

Darevskia unisexualis

1

Glass lizard

Ophisaurus apodus

10

Dahl’s whip snake

Platyceps najadum

1

Dice snake

Natrix tessellata

2

 

 

 

 Other highlights

 

 

Ortolan bunting

Emberiza hortulana

4

Hankavan

 Reptiles & amphibians

5-2009

Marsh frog

Pelophylax ridibundus

5

Green toad

Bufo viridis

3

Caucasus frog

Rana macrocnemis

>20

Sand Lizard

Lacerta agilis

>20

Armenian rock lizard

Darevskia armeniaca

1

 

Darevskia unisexualis

2

Slow worm

Anguis fragilis

1

Smooth snake

Coronella austriaca

6

Grass snake

Natrix natrix

2

Erivanian meadow viper

Vipera eriwanensis

1

Other highlights

 

 

Corn crake

Crex crex

1

 

 

 

  • armanie

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/7.jpg

    One of the flagship species, the Persian toad-headed agama (Phrynocephalus persicus), and 'Armenia' in authentic Armenian characters.

    armanie
  • map

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/8.jpg

    1: Yerevan (the capital) and surroundings, 2: Khosrov, 3: Goravan Sands, 4: Noravank, 5: Lake Sevan, 6: Hankavan

    map
  • Jerevan

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/219.arrival

    Left to right: Marine Akakelyan, Kosta Karoutas, Bart Siebelink, Ronald Laan, our Armenian landlord, Marine's husband Sam, Guido van der Lugt, Arjan van der Lugt and Ben Verboom.

    Jerevan
  • Jerevan

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/277.tekening

    Many new names and faces. The identification guide that we made for our hosts (with our names in Russian characters) was really helpful.

    Jerevan