Wall lizard project - Abbotsbury colony

Abbotsbury
(Dorset)

 

Closest Town:

CHICKERELL (9 km)

 

Introduction date:

Possibly originally introduced as early as 1890.

Site Name:

Abbotsbury

 

Source of introduction:

Unknown

Site Access:

Public

 

Colony Status:

Extant

Relative population estimate:

162

 

Extirpation date:

N/a

 
History:

This colony is based on the Tropical gardens at Abbotsbury.

There are articles in The Gardeners Chronicle and Country Life in 1890 referring to the tropical gardens with its fine exotic plant collections and Victorian menagerie of Wall lizards and Green Tree frogs.

 
Ecological impact:

 
Habitat:

 
Morphology:

Morph at Abbotsbury
Morph at Abbotsbury
Morph at Abbotsbury
Morph at Abbotsbury
 
Location: