Smooth Snake Coronella austriaca

Smooth snake
Smooth snake
The Smooth Snake is a non-venomous snake native to much of temperate Europe and western Asia. In the UK, where it is one of three native snakes, its habitat is sandy heathland.
Smooth snake
Smooth snake
Smooth snake
Typical adult length is 60-75cm (24-30 inches). Background colour can be grey, brown or rufous with faint or medium dark barring along the body to the tail.
Smooth snake
Smooth snake
Prey is mainly other, smaller reptiles. The young hatch from eggs internally and are born as small snakes.