Kamp: the Rhine slope

 

Reptiles & amphibians

9-2006

7-2007

6-2008

Sand lizard

Lacerta agilis

1

-

-

Western green lizard

Lacerta bilineata

> 10

7

2

Common wall lizard

Podarcis muralis

7

2

-

Slow worm

Angius fragilis

1

7

6

Smooth snake

Coronella austriaca

-

2

1

others

 

 

 

 

Long-winged cone-head

Conocephalus discolor

5

 

 

Great green bush-cricket

Tettigonia viridissima

-

 

 

Grey bush-cricket

Platycleis albopunctata

3

 

 

Dark bush-cricket

Pholidoptera griseoaptera

4

 

 

Roesel’s bush-cricket

Metrioptera roeselii

3

 

 

Meadow grasshopper

Chorthippus parallelus

>10

 

 

Rufous grasshopper

Gomphocerippus rufus

> 50

 

 

Heath grasshopper

Chorthippus vagans

1

 

 

Lulworth skipper

Thymelicus acteon

 

2

 

Swallowtail

Papilio machaon

 

1

 

Scarce Swallowtail

Iphiclides podalirius

 

1

 

Blue-spot hairstreak

Satyrium spini

 

1

 

Griffon Vulture

Gyps fulvus

 

4

 

  • naturlehrphadKP

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/146.jpg

    "Naturlehrpfad" on the Rhine slope, habitat of Western green lizard (Lacerta bilineata). A few minutes after Ronald and Rinse went down the trail, Rinse would discover four Griffon vultures above the river

    naturlehrphadKP
  • D_smaragd_Nassau_BV

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/258.jpg

    The herpetological highlight of this area: Western green lizard.

    D_smaragd_Nassau_BV
  • DbilineataKP

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/144.jpg

    Female Western green lizard, basking on an old grapevine stub.

    DbilineataKP
  • D_Ahrdal_BV

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/935.jpg

    Given their northern location, the valleys of the rivers Rhine, Mosel and Ahr are relatively warm, and hence attract species associated with more 'southern' areas. Between the tidy vinyards that are still in use, bushy areas, walls and abandoned vinyards can be full of life.

    D_Ahrdal_BV
  • D_muurhagedis_BV

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/936.jpg

    Common wall lizard is usually common here. This one was found foraging between white stonecrop (Sedum album).

    D_muurhagedis_BV
  • D_smaragd_Moezel_BV

    http://www.klooiplek.eu/images/trips/preview/937.jpg

    A juvenile Western green lizard, near Cochem an der Mosel.

    D_smaragd_Moezel_BV
  • rossesprinkaan612

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    Rufous grasshopper (Gomphocerippus rufus).

    rossesprinkaan612