Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Initial PEA survey will assess whether habitats on site are considered suitable to support reptiles. Information gathered during the desk study will also be assessed and additional survey work recommended where necessary.
Reptile Surveys Additional surveys for reptiles typically involve the use of artificial refugia, such as squares of roofing felt, left in situ on site and checked during suitable weather conditions for presence of reptiles. Visuals checks of the site will also be made, including checks of existing potential refugia.
Reporting Following survey, results will typically be incorporated into an existing preliminary ecological appraisal report, including impact assessment and mitigation recommendations.