Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Male Adder Breathing

I filmed this male adder earlier in the year. He was on the other side of a wire fence, but that didn't stop me from getting a close up

Watch his nostrils flare while he is breathing.

video

4 comments:

  1. It's really great post, Rob! I'm scared of snakes but must agree that they are beautiful.
    How did you manage to get so close?

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  2. That is one of the best. Is it really taken while I was birdwatching below you?

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  3. Thanks Joo,

    Just quiet and I moved very slowly to get quite close, then I zoomed in.

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  4. Yep, he is the same one you photographed yawning Bob.
    Hope he is there again next year.

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