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

 

 

 

  • AM_Hankavan_BV

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    Habitat of Vipera eriwanensis in the upper parts of this mountain valley near Hankavan

    AM_Hankavan_BV
  • AR_Agilis_brevicaudata_Hank

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/351.jpg

    The only lacertid lizard here was Lacerta agilis brevicaudata that had indeed a shorter tail.

    AR_Agilis_brevicaudata_Hank
  • zandhagedis 2

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    Males of the sand Lizard (Lacerta agilis brevicaudata) can be entirely green. It's smaller than the other green lizards and never has blue on the head.

    zandhagedis 2
  • AM_eriwanensisB_BV

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    Vipera eriwanensis, portrait.

    AM_eriwanensisB_BV
  • AR_Ursinii1_GL

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/829.jpg

    Vipera eriwanensis

    AR_Ursinii1_GL
  • AR_Ursinii2_GL

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    Vipera eriwanensis

    AR_Ursinii2_GL
  • AM_Macrocnemis_BV

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/220.jpg

    Rana macrocnemis is common in many parts of Armenia, including Hankavan.

    AM_Macrocnemis_BV
  • AR_LagilisFemale_GL

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    Lacerta agilis brevicaudata (femele)

    AR_LagilisFemale_GL
  • uniseksualis

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/108.jpg

    Darevskia unisexualis was found in the lower parts of the valley.

    uniseksualis
  • AR_Caustriaca_GL

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/827.jpg

    An Armenian smooth snake (Coronella austriaca)

    AR_Caustriaca_GL
  • Hankavan

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/64.groep

    Last supper in the field. Standing left to right: Ronald, Kosta, Arjan, Tigran, George, Guido, (sitting) Ben, Bart, Anna, Anni and Marine.

    Hankavan