Author Archives: Matthieu Berroneau

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La Rainette ibérique Hyla molleri. Les infos sur la nouvelle espèce !

La Rainette ibérique a été récemment élevée au rang d’espèce. Voilà donc une nouvelle espèce pour l’herpétofaune de France. Pour beaucoup, cette espèce reste toutefois bien énigmatique. Voici un petit article qui vient faire une […]

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3 jours en Pyrénées centrales avec le Sony a7ii

Une semaine après l’acquisition du Sony Alpha 7 Mark II en remplacement de mon vaillant Sony a99, il est temps de mettre en situation la nouvelle acquisition pour un test intensif. C’est donc parti pour […]

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Aquatic life

Lot of amphibians (mostly!) and reptiles have aquatic part of life. We tried to illustrate this for some species. Hard and complex, for obvious reason: water ! In this case, two techniques : use underwater […]

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Field Report – Two week in South of Morocco – May 2015 – Part Three

Go to part one. Go to part two. All pictures by Maud, Matthieu Berroneau & Abdellah Bouazza.   We continue our journey along the coast, visiting Sidi-Ifni and Tiznit. Time to find, for example, Tarentola […]

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Field Report – Two week in South of Morocco – May 2015 – Part Two

Go to part one. Go to part three. All pictures by Maud, Matthieu Berroneau & Abdellah Bouazza. Step 3: Road to the south : Tata and Assa The next step is now the south… Here […]

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Field Report – Two week in South of Morocco – May 2015 – Part One

Exceptionally, we deciced to make a herp trip during spring. Of course, it’s the better moment for herp trips, but we are also very busy in our respective works… But hey, for one! So here […]

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Field Report – One week in North-West of Spain – September 2014

Jean and I decided to take a week in the north of Spain … It’s always a pleasure to go there! Day 1 : Near Bilbao The first stop was for San Juan, a beautiful […]

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24h in Pyrénées for zinnikeri shooting

  Here is summary of 24 hours in a small Pyrenean valley. The opportunity to photograph many aspic vipers, and appreciate the amazing variability. Now pictures without delay!       Vous aimerez aussi : […]

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Short trip in Pyrénéees and Spain

We enjoyed a few days available for down south. In main goal the famous Spiny-footed Lizard Acanthodactylus erythrurus, this beautiful spanish lizard.             Vous aimerez aussi : Field Report – […]

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West European Viper

Posted on  my Flickr, this workshop a great success on the net … Here on Herpetofocus! Vous aimerez aussi : Field Report – One week in North-West of Spain – September 2012 – Part 2/2 […]

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Jetbeam SRA40 – A new flashlight in test

This winter, Jetbeam contact us for a very interest proposition: the review of one of their new product : the flashlight SRA40. Always on the lookout for new product, of course we accept the deal…  […]

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Out of Europe – Three weeks in French Guyana – January 2014 – Part three

Remember, the first part is here! and the second part here! « Le Bagne des Annamites » A small trail for a heavy french story of deportation. Now the nature is back, and snakes, turtles are here! […]

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Out of Europe – Three weeks in French Guyana – January 2014 – Part two

Remember, the first part is here!       Between Cayenne and Kourou The second week start. Time to refresh before new session of field, visit the beach and the market.     In flight […]

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Out of Europe – Three weeks in French Guyana – January 2014 – Part one

This winter, we planned of a herptrip in French Guyana, where we have some good contacts.  With Maud, Laurent, and Pierre-Olivier, we can visit the rainforest, until exhaustion ! Great trip, great landscape, great species […]

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Atlas des Amphibiens et Reptiles d’Aquitaine

Bonjour à tous, L’Atlas des Amphibiens et Reptiles d’Aquitaine est disponible ! Proposé par l’association Cistude Nature, c’est le complément du Guide des Amphibiens et Reptiles d’Aquitaine sorti en 2010. Cet ouvrage regroupe les observations […]

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Vipera seoanei and phenotypic variability

Cet article a pour but de vous présenter la grande variété de couleurs et dessins que l’ont peu trouver chez la petite vipère de séoane. En effet, c’est peut être la vipère la plus polymorphe de nos régions.

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Field Report – One week in North-West of Spain – September 2012 – Part 2/2

Second part ! The first part is here : Field Report – One week in North-West of Spain – September 2012 – Part 1/2 4th day – in road to extreme west of Castilla y […]

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Field Report – One week in North-West of Spain – September 2012 – Part 1/2

With some friends, Jérôme and me decided to spend few days in north-west of Spain. No specifics goals, just hope to have fun and take good pictures. First day – north of Castilla y Leon: […]

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Field Report – Two days for a small « melanic » trip ! – June 2012

A marvellous trip in the pyrenean french mountains. We decided with Jean, Philippe and Stephan, to make a two days trip in Pyrenees, with some specific goals. Here is the result of this two crazy days (!!!). Warning, lot of pictures in this post.

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Field Report – Small trip in Southeastern France – June 2012

3 days, that’s enough for a nice little herp trip! With Jean & Philippe, we decided to go to the east of France, in primary goal to see some Vipera aspis aspis. Despite difficult weather, the results are quite positive! Warning, this post contains a great number of pictures.