Smooth Snake – Species Guide

Smooth snakes (Coronella austriaca) are rare, secretive, well camouflaged and unlikely to be encountered, existing as they do only in several locations in the south of England. Identification Smooth snakes are smaller than our other native snakes (adders and grass … Read More

The Adder- Species Guide

Introduction and Identification The Common Adder (Vipera berus) is a member of the Viperinae family and is Britain’s only venomous reptile. They are relatively short and fat compared with our other common snake, the grass snake (Natrix helvetica), growing up … Read More