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Adder

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Common Name Adder
Alternative Name(s) Viper
Scientific Name Vipera berus
Interest Level
4/5
Related Species Snakes
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Summary

An occasional species of the heaths and scrub


 

 

Contributors to the Nature of Dorset have seen this species at these locations:

Please note that the markers show APPROXIMATE locations of the observation, not exact locations! You can find often find out more information about location by looking at the original tweet. Click on any marker to see the name of the location and then click on the location name to see more details about the site where available.

This chart shows the number of records per site for this species. Hover over any column to see the site and the number of records:

This chart shows the number of records per month for this species where there are records (see note below):

The intention of this chart is to show which months during the year this species is most likely to be seen. The total per month is across all years; to see the total for a particular year select that year in the filter at the top.

This chart shows the number of records per day for this species for up to the last 30 days for which there are records for this species (see note above). Hover over any column to see the date and the number of records:

These contributors have submitted records for this species:

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These are some photographs of this species that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.

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One of my first Adders of the year from last Saturday. Love their eyes. https://t.co/4NFMmsVqQ1
Tweet Date:
23/02/2017 - 18:30
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A much paler male Adder basking at Tilly whim this morning https://t.co/CkBNVSFXX6
Tweet Date:
02/03/2017 - 13:30
Contributed By:
Tweet Date:
09/03/2017 - 13:15
These dancing #Adder were seen on #HengistburyHead today. https://t.co/zOxwW2NqIt
Tweet Date:
16/04/2017 - 18:30
And slightly closer shot of the Lytchett Heath Adder https://t.co/yQS2pNrZYy
Tweet Date:
18/04/2017 - 18:45
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Yesterday's reptile surveys on a reclaimed land-fill site produced this impressive female Adder #dorsetwt https://t.co/bayEL4T1Zi
Tweet Date:
11/05/2017 - 11:00
Contributed By:

The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

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Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
23/07/2017 - 16:15 Hellyhorro RT @avonbirder: Sand lizard, grass snake and adder from higher Hyde today https://t.co/4WrWfdN7pr
16/07/2017 - 22:00 Retweet RT @ChrisRoly: On #WorldSnakeDay black adder and 3 smooth snakes found today during licensed survey on Dorset heathland @ARC_Bytes @Dorset…
11/05/2017 - 11:00 Hamish Murray Yesterday's reptile surveys on a reclaimed land-fill site produced this impressive female Adder #dorsetwt https://t.co/bayEL4T1Zi
28/04/2017 - 15:30 Nick Hull Walk at Arne this a.m. Redstart, Wood Warbler, 12+Whimbrel, of note. Plenty of usual suspects. Sand Lizards, Adders Darties.
27/04/2017 - 16:30 Retweet RT @JackPerksPhoto: Great visit so far at @RSPBArne seeing adder and raft spider and forgot one of my sand lizard images was up in the visi…
18/04/2017 - 18:45 Ian Ballam And slightly closer shot of the Lytchett Heath Adder https://t.co/yQS2pNrZYy
18/04/2017 - 18:30 RSPB Arne Redstart, adder, raft spider and ponds full of palmate newts today. Gorse looking absolutely stunning; dripping with flowers.
16/04/2017 - 18:30 Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group These dancing #Adder were seen on #HengistburyHead today. https://t.co/zOxwW2NqIt
14/04/2017 - 16:15 RSPB Arne We've had a great Good Friday! 1st Cuckoo, Wheatear, Marsh Harrier, Sand Lizards, Adder, lots of Swallows, Peregrine and Dartford Warblers!
22/03/2017 - 20:15 Retweet RT @amythebirder: Another highlight - Adder basking in the sun at Thumb Lane! @PortlandBirdObs @ARGroupsUK #notjustbirds https://t.co/su9wd…
21/03/2017 - 09:45 Durlston Ranger Beautiful here at Durlston, with adders basking, gannets gliding by and gorse smelling of coconut
11/03/2017 - 11:45 Hamish Murray Not a great photo - but you don’t often see 3 Adder heads in such close proximity! https://t.co/wlHuHoPX8Z
09/03/2017 - 13:15 Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre First Adder of 2017 at #hengistburyhead.... #wildlife #snakes #nature #stunning #photooftheday #bournemouth https://t.co/rXFHxmhCVN
07/03/2017 - 16:15 Dom Greves RT @domgreves: At least 5 Adders sunbathing at @DurlstonCP this morning. 4 here to spot. @DorsetWildlife @ARC_Bytes #SpringWatch https://t.…
04/03/2017 - 09:45 Durlston Ranger Gorgeous this morning, Adders basking - see the video below. Guillemots on the water and a Peregrine flying by
02/03/2017 - 13:30 Hamish Murray A much paler male Adder basking at Tilly whim this morning https://t.co/CkBNVSFXX6
23/02/2017 - 18:30 Brett Spencer One of my first Adders of the year from last Saturday. Love their eyes. https://t.co/4NFMmsVqQ1
18/02/2017 - 11:45 Hamish Murray My first Adder sighting of the spring at Tilly Whim - a week earlier than last year https://t.co/zlYl1Vrj86
Name of species Adder
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