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Taxon: Coronella austriaca
2016-06-14 Lower Austria, district Wien-Umgebung, Wienerwald (500 msm Quadrant 7762/4)
German name: Schlingnatter
ID source: Wikipedia
Habitat: oak forest on sandstone hills
Occurrence: with a wide distribution, but rare occurrence
Coronella austriaca (commonly known as a smooth snake) is a non-venomous colubrid species found in northern and central Europe, but also as far east as northern Iran. The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) currently recognizes three subspecies, including the typical form described here.