Tel. 07793275039


1 Tyepitte Cottage, Loddiswell,

Devon, TQ7 4RL

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Reptile & Amphibian Surveys

Reptiles and amphibians are protected by UK law, with some species (eg great crested newt, natterjack toad, sand lizard and smooth snake) also afforded protection under EU legislation.


The following surveys can be undertaken under licence where necessary:


Great Crested Newt (and other amphibians)

  • Habitat Suitability Index (HSI) assessment

  • Torching, bottle trapping, egg searching, netting

  • Pitfall trapping

  • Terrestrial hand searches

  • eDNA surveys



  • Habitat assessment

  • Presence/absence (using artificial refugia)

  • Population size assessments