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Portuguese Fire Salamander

Salamandra salamandra gallaica

Description:

Found in the garden this evening during heavy rain. Moving slowly.

Habitat:

House is surrounded by forest on three sides. Good habitat with plenty of other wildlife.

Notes:

Suspect it is a Portuguese Fire Salamander. Thanks to Ornithoptera80 for confirming my suspicions and identifying it as a Portuguese Fire Salamander.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Portuguese fire salamander
Salamandra salamandra gallaica Salamandra salamandra gallaica - Wikidata


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2 Comments

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Nice first spotting!
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peter.mccook2013 a month ago

Thanks to Ornithoptera80 for confirming my suspicions and identifying it as a Portuguese Fire Salamander.

peter.mccook2013
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peter.mccook2013

Castanheira de Pêra, Leiria, Portugal

Spotted on Jan 20, 2021
Submitted on Jan 20, 2021

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