Tenerife, a lifer and lots of non-herp stuff.

For your reports/images, made outside Europe and the "Mediterranean" countries. Not to be too narrow minded and limited to our European/Mediterranean herps.

Re: Tenerife, a lifer and lots of non-herp stuff.

Postby Michal Szkudlarek » Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:15 pm

Bobby, what about other external herp species among Canary Islands? So far I have heared about H. meridionalis, P. perezi, A. carolinensis and Lampropeltis getula californiae. I'm asking because soon I will be on Gran Canaria or on Tenerife with parents.
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Re: Tenerife, a lifer and lots of non-herp stuff.

Postby Borji Heras » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:42 am

very beautiful pics!.looks like the lost world
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Re: Tenerife, a lifer and lots of non-herp stuff.

Postby Thomas Reich » Mon Feb 06, 2012 12:58 pm

Michal, I just read that EU finances the removal of Lampropeltis getula californiae by 500'000 € on Gran Canaria. More than 700 snakes have already been caught and removed within the past three years (more than 500 in 2011). You could try the localities "Barranco San Roque" (near Telde) and "La Solana". I think they lay out artificial shelters to get the snakes. Considering the number of caught snakes your chances could be high.

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