Reptile Ecology and Survey Techniques
About the event
This study day begins with a session in the classroom at Tyland Barn covering reptile ecology and identification followed by a look at some of the habitats and habitat requirements of reptiles.
In the afternoon there will be a site visit to Boxley Warren to undertake a survey for reptiles and habitat assessment.
By the end of the session it expected that participants will be able to:
- Name all four native reptiles found in Kent
- Identify all four species native to Kent
- Name the key components of good reptile habitat
- Understand two methods for surveying for reptiles
Please note the presence of reptiles does vary according to weather conditions, though May is ideal for most species.
Led by Mike Phillips, Recording Officer Kent Reptile and Amphibian Group
Suitable for beginners and improvers