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ST24
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Joined: 27 Mar 2010
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Posted: 27 Mar 2010

Hi all, first post after quite a llot of "looking over the fence" so to speak.

Chuffed to bits with finally finding 3 Adders in 3 different parts of the Chase - finally!

Patience rewarded. I'll keep an eye on these spots now..

Love the camouflage on these 2..


tim-f
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Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Nice photos!

Yes, the hard part is finding them in the first place.



Suzi
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Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Now you've got your eye in...
Suz
tim hamlett
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Posted: 28 Mar 2010

great stuff...well done.

tim


dave fixx
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Posted: 29 Mar 2010
love the 2nd pic in particular,nice one.

Dave

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ST24
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Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Thanks all, its been a long wait but well worth it. I'm really hoping for Grass snake not too far away too. I'm posting some more Adder pics but from a location near Borth, on the Ceredigion coast.
herpetologic2
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Posted: 29 Mar 2010
I will send you a MTAC form for 2010 - so we can keep a
record of the emergence count here

Great photos btw

J
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st rick
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Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Well done, ST24,

I'm sure you'll find you have Adders popping up all over
now!

Nice pics.

Rick
ST24
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Posted: 26 Feb 2011

Rather than start a new thread, just thought I'd update this one. Didn't find any new ones, but kept tabs on these 2 throughout the year (see my Grass Snake thread) Good to see them slough, the remains stayed in the same spot well into September.Must get out there again soon..



ben rigsby
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Posted: 28 Feb 2011
[QUOTE=dave fixx] love the 2nd pic in particular
[/QUOTE]

me too! very striking.

thanks for sharing your pix and good luck with the grassies ST!

ben
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