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Adder time again

It's springtime -the boys have emerged from hibernation within the past 10 days and are just hanging around waiting for the girls to put in an appearance. I've been watching this litttle colony for a few years now and I'm pleased to say that the population has stayed very stable over that time.

Adders Galloway 9.3.18 by DavidMB2006

Adder, Galloway 9.3.18 by DavidMB2006

Adder Galloway 9.3.18 by DavidMB2006

Adder Galloway 9.3.18 by DavidMB2006

Adders Galloway 9.3.18 by DavidMB2006

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Re: Adder time again

Wow, some lovely photos. there.

Bet they are back in bed now with this cold snap................

Must keep an eye out for them and their rellies..
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Re: Adder time again

Indeed some nice captures of these gentle reptiles (unless you are a prey item of course)

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Re: Adder time again

Nicely done.
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Re: Adder time again

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Bet they are back in bed now with this cold snap................
You'd think so wouldn't you? 1C, snow flurries and a bitingly cold wind today, yet there they were again, hunkered down in the dead bracken catching some rays.
(Also saw my first wheatear of the year today - definitely had a look of regret on him)

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Re: Adder time again

A great set of images.

We have Adders locally to us but I rarely can find them.

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Re: Adder time again

Great pictures of a fascinating animal.
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Re: Adder time again

Very nice shots.
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Re: Adder time again

Excellent shots David
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Re: Adder time again

Lovely work David
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