Monday, May 22, 2006
Dave Monk from Sedlescombe near Hastings saw large numbers of adders, as well as slow-worms, in Streetfield Wood in the north of the parish this April.
One of his photos shows an adder and a slow-worm sharing the same sunny patch (apparently without conflict) and the other shows a classic 'nest of vipers' with four adders (I think there are four) enjoying a party. Adders seem to be having a very good year at Sedlescombe and, I think, some other places so any other sightings would be welcome.
Sunday, May 21, 2006
Despite the heavy rain a small group of members of the Committee met at the Fisherman's Lodge at Arlington Reservoir on 21 May 2006 and had a useful meeting. Among other things, we agreed to use more electronic means of communication and this weblog is one of the things that has been established as a result.
Another exciting initiative for 2007, our 20th anniversary,is the possibility of a book on Sussex reptiles and amphibians. We will post more on this when we have news.
The annual report and accounts will, of course, be published in for forthcoming newsletter.