Reptile Surveys

In the Midlands, you may have common lizards, slow worms or grass snakes on your development site, especially if you are near a railway or allotments, or if the existing land is a brownfield site.

If a reptile survey is deemed necessary following the initial walkover survey or perhaps by recommendation from the local planning authority, Ecolocation are well-versed in completing these surveys to firstly determine presence or absence, followed by a population size assessment, if necessary.

Reptile surveys involve the placing and regular checking of artificial refugia (as can be seen in the photograph) at the site at times when reptiles are active during April-October.