Surrey Amphibian and Reptile Group (SARG) 

Wall Lizard Colonies: Higher Brixham

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Higher Brixham
(Devon)

 

Closest Town:

BRIXHAM (2.0 km)

 

Introduction date:

2012

Site Name:

Higher Brixham

 

Source of introduction:

Unknown

Site Access:

Public

 

Colony Status:

Extant

Relative population estimate:

Unknown

 

Extirpation date:

N/a

 
History:

First observed in 2012, numerous specimens observed and photographed, including juveniles, hence assumed to be a breeding colony.

 
Ecological impact:

Unassessed, although it is likely that egg-laying substrate will confine the animals to the cliff faces. There may be potential for the colony to spread along this coastline.

 
Habitat:

Cliff side habitat

Habitat at Higher Brixham
Habitat at Higher Brixham
Habitat at Higher Brixham
Habitat at Higher Brixham
 
Morphology:

Brown morph, possibly French origin

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© Marc Millman
© Marc Millman
© Marc Millman
 
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