April 29th 2013 I found three little grass snake hatchlings last autumn and did wonder if the long, cold winter would have been a bit too severe for them. Thankfully, at least one is okay…… No bigger than a worm but a thousand times as cute….
24th April 2013 And the grass snakes have finally emerged, too! They are cold at this time of year and docile as a result. Grass snakes are not found much further north than Hadrian’s Wall and after the cold of the past winter and early spring they have hibernated a full month longer here thanContinue reading “Grassies!”
19th April 2013 A perfect day for adders with a northerly wind keeping the air temperature in check but warm intermittent sunshine keeping the snakes out basking. I popped to my local patch for a quick poke about and found this male in his usual spot. I have seen a juvenile adder near to thisContinue reading “Adders…….”