Some european Reptiles


Female Common Wall Lizard, Podarcis muralis (Moutier-en-Retz 44, France)


Male Common Wall Lizard with a yellow throat Podarcis muralis (Bormes-les-Mimosas 83, France)


Male Common Wall Lizard with an orange throat Podarcis muralis (Bormes-les-Mimosas 83, France)


Male Andalusian wall lizard, Podarcis vaucheri (Alcala, Spain)


Male Andalusian wall lizard, Podarcis vaucheri (Alcala, Spain)


Female Iberian Wall Lizard, Podarcis vaucheri (?) (this specimen is not european but from Morocco)


Gravid Female Sand Lizard, Lacerta agilis (Vicinity of Braunschweig, Germany)


Female Sand Lizard, Lacerta agilis (Vicinity of Braunschweig, Germany)


Juvenile Sand Lizard, Lacerta agilis (Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide Chorin, Germany, near the Polish frontier)


Male Green Lizard, Lacerta bilineata (Saint Julien 83, France)


Male Green Lizard, Lacerta bislineata (Palliéres 83, France)


Male Green Lizard, Lacerta bilineata with a blue throat during breeding season (Andon 06, France)


Female Green Lizard, Lacerta bilineata (St Laurent du Médoc 33, France)


Female Green Lizard, Lacerta bilineata taking refuge at the top of a tree (Palliéres 83, France)


Clutch of Lizard (highly probably Lacerta bilineata) discovered under an heavy flat stone (Bourges 18, France)


Edwards' Psammodromus, Psammodromus edwardsianus (Saint-Paul-les-Durance 13, France)


Spanish Psammodromus, Psammodromus hispanicus (Alcala, Spain)


Algerian Psammodromus, Psammodromus algirus (vicinity of Rivesaltes 66, France)


Algerian Psammodromus, Psammodromus algirus (Tresserre 66, France)


Female Viviparous lizard, Zootoca vivipara (vicinity of Stadthagen, Germany)


Male Viviparous lizard, Zootoca vivipara (vicinity of Stadthagen, Germany)


Ocellated lizard, Timon lepidus, adult specimen (Plaine des Maures 83, France)


Ocellated lizard, Timon lepidus, subadult specimen (Istres 13, France)


Ocellated lizard, Timon lepidus, one year old juvenile specimen (Plaine des Maures 83, France)


Ocellated lizard, Timon lepidus, new-born specimen (Istres 13, France)


Male European glass lizard, Anguis fragilis (La Guerche 18, France)


Female European glass lizard, Anguis fragilis (Saint-Paul-les-Durance 13, France)


New born of European glass lizard, Anguis fragilis (Bourges 18, France)


Clutch of European glass lizard, Anguis fragilis (Bourges 18, France)


Southern Mediterranean worm lizard, Blanus mariae (El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Southern Mediterranean worm lizard, Blanus mariae (El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Female of European Chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon (El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


New born of European Chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon (El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Common chameleo, Chamaeleo chamaeleon, (this specimen is not European but from Morocco)


Bedriaga's skink, Chalcides bedriagai pistaciae (El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Bedriaga's skink, Chalcides bedriagai pistaciae (El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Western three-toed skink, Chalcides striatus (Monchinque, Portugal)


Western three-toed skink, Chalcides striatus (Monchinque, Portugal)


Moorish wall gecko, Tarentola mauretanica during the day...(Bormes-les-Mimosas 83, France)


...the same species by night (Saint Vallier-de-Thiey, 06)


Mediterranean House Gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus (Cassis 13, France)


Mediterranean House Gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus (Cassis 13, France)


Juvenile (and wet) Mediterranean House Gecko, Hemidactylus turcicus (Sao Bras, near Faro, Portugal)


...and the only species of lizard I have been able to see in England, Varanus komodoensis (Zoo of London)


Smooth snake, Coronella austriaca (Chartres 28, France)


Smooth snake, Coronella austriaca, mimicrying a Viper (Andon 06, France)


Southern smooth snake, Coronella girondica (Palliéres 83, France)


Juvenile Southern smooth snake, Coronella girondica (Monchinque, Portugal)


False smooth snake, Macroprotodon cucullatus (Monchinque, Portugal)


False smooth snake, Macroprotodon cucullatus (Monchinque, Portugal)


Grass snake, Natrix natrix (St Laurent du Médoc 33)


Grass snake, Natrix natrix (Magdeburg, germany)


Grass snake feigning death, Natrix natrix (St Laurent du Médoc 33, France)


Juvenile Iberian grass snake, Natrix natrix astreptophora (Sao Bras, near Faro, Portugal)


Viperine water snake, Natrix maura (Montagne Sainte Victoire 13, France)


Juvenile Viperine water snake, Natrix maura (Ventavon 05, France)


Juvenile Viperine water snake, Natrix maura (Monchinque, Portugal)


Juvenile Viperine water snake, Natrix maura (Monchinque, Portugal)


Montpellier snake, Malpolon monspessulanus (Montagne Sainte Victoire 13, France)


Subadult Montpellier snake, Malpolon monspessulanus (Saint Chamas 13, France)


Juvenile Montpellier snake, Malpolon monspessulanus (Mornas 84, France)


European Whip Snake, Hierophis viridiflavus (St Laurent du Médoc 33, France)


Horseshoe Whipsnake, Hemorrhois hippocrepis(El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Horseshoe Whipsnake, Hemorrhois hippocrepis(El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain)


Juvenile Horseshoe Whipsnake, Hemorrhois hippocrepis, (this specimen is not European but from Morocco)


Aesculapian Snake, Zamenis longissimus (Bourges, France)


Aesculapian Snake, Zamenis longissimus (Bourges, France)


Aesculapian Snake, Zamenis longissimus (Bourges, France)


Ladder Snake, Rhinechis scalaris (vicinity of Aix-en-Provence 13, France)


Juvenile Ladder Snake, Rhinechis scalaris (vicinity of Salon-de-Provence 13, France)


Male Aspic Viper, Vipera aspis (Bourges 18, France)


Female Aspic Viper, Vipera aspis (Bourges 18, France)


Juvenile Aspic Viper, Vipera aspis (Vaucluse 84, France)


Juvenile Aspic Viper, Vipera aspis (Vaucluse 84, France)


European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis (Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide Chorin, Germany, near the Polish frontier)


European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis (Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide Chorin, Germany, near the Polish frontier)


Male Hermann's Tortoise, Eurotestudo hermanni (Plaine des Maures 83, France)


Female Hermann's Tortoise, Eurotestudo hermanni (Plaine des Maures 83, France)


Immature Hermann's Tortoise, Eurotestudo hermanni (Plaine des Maures 83, France)