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

  • AM_cart_BV

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    The countryside near Lake Sevan.

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  • AM_Eremias_habitat_BV

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    Looking for one of the rarest reptiles (sub)species of Armenia: Eremias arguta transcaucasica. The immense Lake Sevan is visible in the upper left corner.

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  • strigata 2x

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    Caucasus green Lizard (Lacerta strigata) can occur in high densities here. Note that the head of the male gets almost entirely blue in spring.

    strigata 2x
  • lacerta media

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    Male levant green lizard (Lacerta media). Only the sides of the throat get blue.

    lacerta media
  • AR_Eremias_transcaukasic

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    Steppe runner, Eremias arguta subspecies transcaucasica.

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  • Sevan

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    Steppe runner, Eremias arguta subspecies transcaucasica.

    Sevan
  • Sevan

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    Dice snake (Natrix tessellata) is common on the banks of Lake Sevan. They get larger here than in Europe.

    Sevan
  • nairensis

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    Darevskia nairensis

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  • AR_Tigranmetmes_GL

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    Tigran is solving yet another mathematical riddle. He was unbeatable. We invited him to visit us with his knife and spend an evening in the Korte Leidsedwarsstraat.

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  • AR_Armeniancowboy2_GL

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    An Armenian cowboy...

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  • AR_Streetview_GL

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    Just a streetview...

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