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by Darian
October 2nd, 2019, 8:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Adventures in Rattlesnake Photography
Replies: 4
Views: 10157

Re: Adventures in Rattlesnake Photography

Awesome!!
by Darian
July 23rd, 2019, 9:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herp diversity in SW Washington and NW Oregon
Replies: 3
Views: 11629

Re: Herp diversity in SW Washington and NW Oregon

Hey guys, I'm excited to follow this discussion. I am a natural area land manager in the Portland area and spend a lot of time in the field in Multnomah county, and some in neighboring counties. What I know of reptile presence in this area largely follows the trends that have been pointed out above....
by Darian
December 21st, 2016, 8:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID this salamander larvae
Replies: 2
Views: 2021

Re: ID this salamander larvae

I go with Taricha granulosa from the shape of the snout.
by Darian
January 28th, 2016, 10:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Great Northwest Herp ID Contest: Week 1
Replies: 12
Views: 5317

Re: The Great Northwest Herp ID Contest: Week 1

I'll go:

1. Dunns (Edit, I changed my mind, only #3 is Aneides)
2. Long toed
3. Clouded
4. Dunn's
5. Dunn's
6. Long toed
7. Long toed
8. Dunn's
9. Dunn's
by Darian
January 27th, 2016, 4:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: copied from the main forum
Replies: 5
Views: 2272

Re: copied from the main forum

I'll split the difference...in Portland the long toed egg masses are thick (in a couple spots Ive checked recently anyway) and the frogs just started getting after it this week as well with the higher temps. On Sunday I flipped a log at the edge of a breeding pond and this was the scene that I found...
by Darian
January 19th, 2016, 12:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Portland Area Thamnophis
Replies: 3
Views: 1886

Re: Portland Area Thamnophis

Hi John, I’ve spent a fair amount of time in all of the natural areas that you mention, and you can’t go too far wrong. They are all very nice spots, and all should have plenty of the garters you mention…both species are abundant throughout the Portland area. July can be kind of an unpredictable mon...
by Darian
October 14th, 2015, 7:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Climbing Aneides - my favorite salamander family
Replies: 13
Views: 6236

Re: The Climbing Aneides - my favorite salamander family

Awesome post, thanks for taking the time!
by Darian
August 12th, 2015, 12:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Filling some holes around Portland
Replies: 3
Views: 2081

Re: Filling some holes around Portland

Great post Jonathan. Your post made me recall that I found an adult Western Toad in Multnomah county in 2008, and that I had a photo somewhere, which I just found and entered the record. It was in the upper Sandy river basin northwest of Mount Hood, so certainly not in the Portland area. As I have m...
by Darian
July 21st, 2015, 2:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pacific Giant
Replies: 6
Views: 2207

Re: Pacific Giant

I found this guy under a log in a Portland city park on 6/1/15, and again today July 21st under the same log (see the little circular black spot on the left side of the snout). Either these animals have a pretty firm home range, or the hot dry weather this year has salamanders on total lockdown, eve...
by Darian
June 9th, 2015, 8:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New Guy, and Inner City Herps
Replies: 5
Views: 2995

Re: New Guy, and Inner City Herps

Hey Jonathan, Judging by some recent records of yours that I saw in the database, it looks like we may be frequenting some of the same areas. :beer: I have seen skinks and boas in past years in mult co, and it will be sooner or later that one of us finds one again. A ringneck or gopher snake would r...
by Darian
May 27th, 2015, 9:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New Guy, and Inner City Herps
Replies: 5
Views: 2995

New Guy, and Inner City Herps

Greetings all, My name is Darian and I have recently come across this forum and decided to participate. I work professionally as a native habitat restoration project manager in Portland, and although my work is generally more focused on plants, I am a life-long herp enthusiast and always have my eye...