|Copyright: Iulian Gherghel (IulianGherghel)
|Date Taken: 2010-05-17|
|Camera: Nikon Coolpix L100|
|Exposure: f/4.5, 1/140 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2010-05-28 4:07|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
Species: C. austriaca
Coronella austriaca is a harmless colubrid species found in northern and central Europe, but also as far east as northern Iran. The EMBL currently recognizes three subspecies, including the typical form described here.
Found from the south of England through France and the Low Countries to northern Spain and Portugal, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden (as far north as 63° latitude), Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Sicily (but not in Corsica or Sardinia), the western Balkans and Greece, and European Russia as far north as 57° latitude. In Asia, it is found from Turkey to Azerbaijan, Georgia (country), Armenia and northern Iran.
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- [2010-05-28 4:11]
Hello Iulian ,
wow...what a surpeise to see the snake head coming out from the corner. A nice thoughtful composition.
Quite scary to me, so congratulations for being able to produce this hard subject.