Manavgat and Side

 

Reptiles & amphibians

04-2008

10-2008

 04-2009

 04-2010

Levant water frog

Rana bedriagae

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Common tree frog

Hyla arborea

3

 

 

 

Green toad

Bufo viridis 

 

 

 

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Balkan terrapin

Mauremys rivulata

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Spur-thighed tortoise

Testudo graeca

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3

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Turkish gecko

Hemidactylus turcicus

>10

2

 

 1

Budaks' snake-eyed skink

Ablepharus budaki

1

 

 2

 2

Striped skink

Trachylepis vittata

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 3

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Hatay Lizard

Phoenicolacerta laevis

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Ocellated skink

Chalcides ocellatus

 

 

 

 1

Starred agama

Laudakia stellio

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Snake-eyed lizard

Ophisops elegans

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Emerald Lizard

Lacerta pamphylia

>10

 

 

 

Eurpean glass Lizard 

 Ophisaurus apodus

 

 

 

 3

Worm snake

Typhlops vermicularis

1

 

 

 

Dahl’s whip snake

Platyceps najadum

3

 

 

 

Reddish whip snake 

platiceps collaris 

 

 

 

 1

Black whip snake 

Dolichophis caspius 

 

 

 

 3

Dwarfsnake

Erenis modesus

4

 

 

 

Other highlights

White-Spectacled Bulbul

4

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    Spur-thighed tortoises (Testudo graeca) are common in near the coast.

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    Male common treefrog (hyla arborea) in spring 2011, in a pond near Manavgat.

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    Reddish whip snake (Platiceps collaris). This one was found near the coast of Side.

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    Same specimen.

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  • TR_Hardun4_GL

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    Male hardun (Laudakia stellio) in spring.

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    Recently discovered: Hatay lizard (Phoenicolacerta laevis) in a garden of a hotel resort near Side. hatay lizards are normaly distributed in Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and eastern Turkey. They are problably introduced in SW-Turkey, e.g. with palm trees etc. when the big hotels were built.

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    A female Hatay lizard.

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    Hatay lizards can be very variable; in spring the males may have red, yellow, green or bue heads.

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    A male Emerald Lizard (Lacerta pamphylia). This species is closely related to lacerta trilineata and L. media and is only found in a coastal strip between Antalya and Alanya.

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  • TR_TestudoSide2_GL

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    A Spur-thighed tortoise on the run.

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  • TR_vitata_GL

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    The striped skink (Trachylepis vittata) is the most common skink in South Turkey.

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    Ocellated skinks (Chalcides ocellatus) are common in the dunes along the coast of southern Turkey.

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    A landspout (small tornado) near the coast, Side.

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    Unknown species of orchid in a forest...

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    Typical Manavgat' architecture...

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