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European adder

Vipera berus berus

Description:

The hibernation has been under the terrace floor. On this mild winter day it has emerge to bask where the snow has melted. Adult individuals are about 60-70 cm long and normally they have a zigzag pattern on their back.

Habitat:

In the garden on a warm spot late winter.

Notes:

Norwegian name: Hoggorm

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9 Comments

arne.roysland
arne.roysland 4 weeks ago

Thank you Tukup for appreciating the spottings.

Tukup
Tukup 4 weeks ago

Nice catch Arne. The only thing better than a snake picture is a snake video 馃槉 Congratulations on the nomination. Thanks for sharing.

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

arne.roysland
arne.roysland a month ago

Thank you for appreciating the pictures Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Great spotting Arne.

arne.roysland
arne.roysland a month ago

Thanks for the comment Ingrid3 !

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 a month ago

GREAT PIC! Every year I look forward to GrandMother gartersnake to emerge on our few acres. Not sure where her lair is but the baby snakes abound every year in the unmowed areas!

arne.roysland
arne.roysland a month ago

Appreciate that you like the pictures Jae.

Jae
Jae a month ago

Wow great footage, arne.roysland!

arne.roysland
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arne.roysland

Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

Spotted on Feb 27, 2021
Submitted on Feb 28, 2021

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