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by cachoron
September 2nd, 2012, 4:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Accidental DORs
Replies: 25
Views: 6943

Re: Accidental DORs

When you go at some speed and sudenly from a bush on a road side a vulture tries to fly, is very difficult to avoid... Same with a green iguana when you drive 80 mph in Sinaloa highways

Doves, quails, juancitos, mice, squairls, frogs, toads.........
by cachoron
September 2nd, 2012, 4:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona S12
Replies: 36
Views: 8756

Re: Arizona S12

awsome pics :beer:
congrats :D
by cachoron
August 27th, 2012, 5:31 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: nook vs kindle
Replies: 2
Views: 2025

Re: nook vs kindle

Thanks a lot Justin, your post is very helpfull

best
by cachoron
August 26th, 2012, 4:04 pm
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: nook vs kindle
Replies: 2
Views: 2025

nook vs kindle

Hi Guys, I wonder if buying a electronic device for readind/fiding books would be a good idea. After reading good/bad things on the ratings from both products, I think that a lot of people buy it as a cheap iPad which, they are not. But, besides that point and trying just to use it as a reading devi...
by cachoron
August 11th, 2012, 2:21 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Went flyfishing and......
Replies: 9
Views: 3856

Re: Went flyfishing and......

Hi Bill, I used a 10wt for the permit but, I also had the chance to go to Durango, CO this summer an used my old 6wt DS Sage that used to catch carp with, to be able to cast a bubble indicater, 2 #1 lead weights & 3 nimphs. I catch an 18" cutbow & a similar rainbow plus a few smaller ones this is th...
by cachoron
August 11th, 2012, 8:22 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Went flyfishing and......
Replies: 9
Views: 3856

Re: Went flyfishing and......

Thanks a lot Tim, some days just seem to be perfect, I had a blast :D
by cachoron
August 10th, 2012, 6:16 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Went flyfishing and......
Replies: 9
Views: 3856

Re: Went flyfishing and......

Gracias Vic, I know couple place for small tarpon that will be great for you. Send me an email to give you some details. Thanks a lot Dell. The guide, an old timer, is just the best. He is the funniest guy to be with when fishing and knows the island like no body else. He also knows funny tricks. 4 ...
by cachoron
August 8th, 2012, 5:27 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Went flyfishing and......
Replies: 9
Views: 3856

Re: Went flyfishing and......

Thanks for asking Vic, Fishing conditions were a lot better than last year. It was cloudy and windy with some rain but a lot better than too much sun & heat from last year. Spend 4 1/2 days fishing. First day went bonefishing and after regular stupid things that I do that made me lose the first 3 bo...
by cachoron
August 8th, 2012, 1:09 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Went flyfishing and......
Replies: 9
Views: 3856

Went flyfishing and......

I was on vacation and went to Cozumel to catch this one on the fly......... Estimated 21 lbs

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by cachoron
July 15th, 2012, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CHIAPAS 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 7142

Re: CHIAPAS 2011

Tas Cabron Eli !!!!!!!!! FELICIDADES!!!
by cachoron
May 14th, 2012, 3:09 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: dumbest question ever!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1023

dumbest question ever!!

well, I have my Ctenosauras and I beleive both are females...... DUMBEST question ever:

Are iguanas like hens? I found 3 eggs but presume they are not viable cuase no male

thanks in advance
by cachoron
May 9th, 2012, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpeada Villa purificacion y Sierra del Cuale, Jalisco
Replies: 6
Views: 4232

Re: Herpeada Villa purificacion y Sierra del Cuale, Jalisco

Felicidades Ivan

Tus fotos son calidad EDECAN del IFE!! :thumb:
by cachoron
April 15th, 2012, 6:33 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: My favorite time of year for my favorite fish.
Replies: 9
Views: 4972

Re: My favorite time of year for my favorite fish.

Cachoran, a fish on a fly is a wonderful thing, but it may make for a very long day, muskies are tough to get on even the best lures/baits, I don't know if I would be savvy enough to get them on a fly. Maybe that would work, when a muskie follows a lure you could present a fly (similar to they way ...
by cachoron
April 15th, 2012, 6:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: first snake of the year
Replies: 2
Views: 2553

Re: first snake of the year

Thanks Ross

I found a second one on the same spot, same size. I presume might be a nest or breading area close. Also, I found a small DOR not far from the spot last November.

I saw an adult last year. DOR as well, actually killed by a bulldozer that was moving some ground.
by cachoron
April 5th, 2012, 9:31 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: making or buying a snake hook
Replies: 17
Views: 7112

Re: making or buying a snake hook

Well, This is the result that I got

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by cachoron
March 26th, 2012, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Second snake of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 2419

Re: Second snake of the year

Intermedius,

It is from south Sonora, T. rufipunctatus is not in this area

best
by cachoron
March 22nd, 2012, 7:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 13368

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

WOOOOOOOOOOOWWWW

Amazing........ So many places to go, so few time
by cachoron
March 20th, 2012, 3:01 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: My favorite time of year for my favorite fish.
Replies: 9
Views: 4972

Re: My favorite time of year for my favorite fish.

Congratulations on catching this legendary fish. As a west coast angler, I have been hearing about muskies and pike too, all my life. Catch some more, and tell us how in general you go about it, i.e. live bait, or big creek chub plugs, spinners, etc.? Muskellunge are on my bucket list... tight line...
by cachoron
March 17th, 2012, 1:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: need help with spiny cachora
Replies: 3
Views: 769

Re: need help with spiny cachora

Thanks Joe

Yes Jeff. S. m. magister (South Sonora)
by cachoron
March 12th, 2012, 12:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: need help with spiny cachora
Replies: 3
Views: 769

need help with spiny cachora

Hi everyone, I took a walk on the edge of the agricultural valley (South Sonora, MX)that there is some ground that has not been cultivated ever. We were looking for some rattles but we did not have luck. I found this guy. He does not has the bands on forearms as a tipically Sceloporus clarkii ..... ...
by cachoron
March 3rd, 2012, 12:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Second snake of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 2419

Second snake of the year

This is the second snake of the year. I beleive it is a Thamnophis validus validus if you think diferent or see anything I miss on the ID please let me know

Image

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by cachoron
February 24th, 2012, 9:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: first snake of the year
Replies: 2
Views: 2553

first snake of the year

This is the first snake of the year that I found, Salvadora hexaplis deserticola at the Yaqui valley, Sonora. Very agresive little fellow, she got upset once that I flip over the rock where she was and stike to bite several times I will try to go to the coast to look for some rattles http://i1229.ph...
by cachoron
February 21st, 2012, 7:39 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: making or buying a snake hook
Replies: 17
Views: 7112

Re: making or buying a snake hook

I did the same question and here are the answers with a great link

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8551

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by cachoron
February 6th, 2012, 7:05 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Now I know why
Replies: 2
Views: 1243

Now I know why

As many of you may be aware, on November 2nd, Mexico celebrates a prehispanic tradition called Dia de Muertos. In that day, people goes to vist their ancestors at the cemetery. They take food and drinks that the death liked. Big party, were the cemeteries get crowded and colorful. One thing that is ...
by cachoron
February 5th, 2012, 7:57 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: how to preserve? need help
Replies: 7
Views: 2095

Re: how to preserve? need help

Thanks for the replys, I will look if there is any particular law against picking up a dead prey bird in my state. I do not want to display it at all. just save it the way it look so, no need to be taken to a taxidermatologist. I google some and found out about BORAX, supose to barry the bird on it ...
by cachoron
February 4th, 2012, 4:09 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: how to preserve? need help
Replies: 7
Views: 2095

how to preserve? need help

Hi,

As usual, prey birds came from the north on winter. There a a lot of them and sometimes they fly thru the road on a bad time. I found a beautiful male Falco sparverius on a side of the road.

Is there a way to preserve it? need help before my wife finds it in the freezer :D

thanks in advance
by cachoron
January 31st, 2012, 7:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sceloporus magister??? ID please
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Re: Sceloporus magister??? ID please

I miss read at home and when I wrote this tread I did not have my books. For this area is S. m. magister

I hope someone will help me to confirm it
thanks
by cachoron
January 30th, 2012, 7:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sceloporus magister??? ID please
Replies: 1
Views: 644

Sceloporus magister??? ID please

Hi everyone, I found this juvenile couple months ago. As far as I understand S. clarkii has the arm bands scince they are juveniles. So, this one would be S. magister ? Am I missing something? I also notice that large scales on the head extend longer than on some S. clarkii that I have pics. Distrib...
by cachoron
January 24th, 2012, 7:35 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Iguanidae
Replies: 3
Views: 2570

Re: Iguanidae

Thanks a lot Jeff, I did not know about this organization.
best
francisco
by cachoron
January 24th, 2012, 7:33 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Emma Wedgwood
Replies: 3
Views: 1230

Re: Emma Wedgwood

Thanks Monklet. The pic just shows the "aereal" side of the cage. My next proyect is a stand for plants. It will be a pipe with cover in the bottom also will have a cover on the top with a hole (and a guide spece to it) for the plant to stick out so the mud will not be present. I will grow different...
by cachoron
January 22nd, 2012, 10:38 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Emma Wedgwood
Replies: 3
Views: 1230

Emma Wedgwood

I want to share with you a recent pic from my Ctenosaura on her favorite basking spot. She has been with us since last September and has grown some. I beleive it´s a female after checking femoreal pores, reason it is not called Charles http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee473/cachoron/emaenero2012C...
by cachoron
January 20th, 2012, 8:20 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Canon EOS
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

Re: Canon EOS

Thanks J-Miz
by cachoron
January 20th, 2012, 7:17 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Iguanidae
Replies: 3
Views: 2570

Iguanidae

Hi everyone,

I am looking for a good book of the Iguanidae family, anyone that can recomend me something? Also if there would be a Ctenosaura book will be awsome

thanks
francisco
by cachoron
January 15th, 2012, 9:01 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Canon EOS
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

Canon EOS

Hi Guys, I have an "old" Canon EOS rebel with macro, 35-80 and also a 300 lens. I do not use it any more because it costs a bunch of money to use 35mm film and anyway I end up scaning and saving photos on the computer which digital camara would you recomend me to use witht the lenses that I have? I ...
by cachoron
January 14th, 2012, 6:57 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Arizona herps
Replies: 3
Views: 2371

Re: Arizona herps

I order it. Seems that Arizona Game & Fish send it for $12.00 without shipping charges. I also asked for the miracopa county one ($5.00)

thanks a lot
by cachoron
January 13th, 2012, 7:29 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: Arizona herps
Replies: 3
Views: 2371

Arizona herps

Hi

I am looking for a good book about Arizona herps. So far I have New Mexico, Chihuahua & Coahuila and I want to have the one from Arizona. Any one that you recomend?

Thanks in advance
Francisco
by cachoron
January 12th, 2012, 4:08 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Tips and Tricks
Replies: 63
Views: 13834

Re: Tips and Tricks

I do not know if this will be the tips & tricks you are looking for but, I did a nice basking spot by hanging a clay tide from the top of my ctenosaura cage. It heats up and provide extra warm (she loves it) I went to the store and ask for a broken sample (it was just broken on one corner) drill 4 h...
by cachoron
January 6th, 2012, 1:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: a picture from a road and
Replies: 0
Views: 2231

a picture from a road and

I take the same road everyday to go to work. So I drive in the mornings and at nights, that is the reason I have a lot of DORs in my records. The road has a ditch on both sides almost all the way. In some parts it has just on one. So, this is the list of my records Pithuofis catenifer affinis is by ...
by cachoron
December 15th, 2011, 12:44 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Bird In My Bathroom!
Replies: 153
Views: 43094

Re: Bird In My Bathroom!

Someone has to call his parents and beg to do not give him a camera for Xmas' present
by cachoron
December 8th, 2011, 4:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID help on toad
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: ID help on toad

Chris Smith wrote:I agree with A. cognatus but it is browner than the ones I usually see.

-Chris

I know there is a joke some place here :mrgreen: :crazyeyes:
by cachoron
December 7th, 2011, 1:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID help on toad
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: ID help on toad

I agree with A. cognatus but it is browner than the ones I usually see. -Chris As well as all the pics I´ve seen. Also on PFG the ID bases on a light color around the black spots, which is not the case here. I wonder if there is an adaptation color on this area: Lampropeltis getula nigrita is all b...
by cachoron
December 7th, 2011, 7:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID help on toad
Replies: 5
Views: 897

Re: ID help on toad

Thanks a lot fieldnotes

It was thru last week rain when this one came out. I was surprise that on a very cold rain from a storm that came from the north, a toad would came out.... I have not see any other herp since
by cachoron
December 3rd, 2011, 5:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID help on toad
Replies: 5
Views: 897

ID help on toad

Hi Guys I found a toad and need some help on ID. Of course it is from the agricultural valley (Yaqui) in south Sonora, MX. If you do not mind to follow my description and correct me please at any mistake. I never saw toad with so much attention on details Because it has parotid glands== bufonidae Pa...
by cachoron
December 3rd, 2011, 6:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: D. melanurus vs L. getula nigrita -- Conclusive evidence??
Replies: 2
Views: 2530

Re: D. melanurus vs L. getula nigrita -- Conclusive evidence

Yes Mike, I beleive it's a L. getula nigrita but, last time I did not have a dorsal picture from the upper part

thanks
by cachoron
December 2nd, 2011, 4:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: D. melanurus vs L. getula nigrita -- Conclusive evidence??
Replies: 2
Views: 2530

D. melanurus vs L. getula nigrita -- Conclusive evidence??

I found this (unfortunatly) DOR..... unless I am wrong this is the snake from previous discusion. The snake is complete black without any white in the chin. Unless I am missing something and have a wrong ID :roll: :roll: http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee473/cachoron/DSC03847.jpg http://i1229.ph...
by cachoron
November 29th, 2011, 11:29 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Ctenosaura macrolopha
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Re: Ctenosaura macrolopha

thanks Hornemadness, good thing to live in Mexico is that you can easily buy chopped "spine free" nopales in little squeare pieces. Tunas (nopales fruits) will be for next year as well of all fruits and flowers
by cachoron
November 27th, 2011, 9:54 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Ctenosaura macrolopha
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Re: Ctenosaura macrolopha

Thanks Hornemadness Vic, Right now there are not too many flowers available. I gave her a couple cempasuchil (mary gold). She devored the yellow one but did not touch the red. I´ve been looking for squash flowers (People eat them a lot) but, same as dandeleon it is not a good season. I probably will...
by cachoron
November 26th, 2011, 7:50 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Ctenosaura macrolopha
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Ctenosaura macrolopha

Does any one has one of this? I have one that I collected a couple months ago. She has been feed with squash, bell pepper, spinach, apple & greenbeans

Should I add crikets on her diet? I understand some use to give them some, others do not

any experience?

Thanks in advance
by cachoron
November 14th, 2011, 7:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: collections
Replies: 11
Views: 1458

collections

Hi everyone, I just have the doubt on some posts, when people say that the specimes were collected or for their collection... are these collections with alive specimens or preserved in formol? how many has these kind of collections? are they to share with museums or investigators? I do not know if I...