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by noah k.
February 4th, 2016, 5:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM, West Texas and Arizona
Replies: 12
Views: 5978

Re: NM, West Texas and Arizona

Very enjoyable post!
by noah k.
January 20th, 2016, 6:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall 2015 (mostly Georgia and some Florida) (same as main)
Replies: 3
Views: 2071

Fall 2015 (mostly Georgia and some Florida) (same as main)

Rushing this a little bit in interest of being able to post 2016 photos when they start flowing here soon, but due to being back in school Fall was spent mostly close to home with a few trips to Florida on the weekends. Most weekends I found myself in the sandhills with Daniel chasing my white whale...
by noah k.
January 20th, 2016, 6:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall 2015 (mostly Georgia and some Florida)
Replies: 2
Views: 2364

Fall 2015 (mostly Georgia and some Florida)

Rushing this a little bit in interest of being able to post 2016 photos when they start flowing here soon, but due to being back in school Fall was spent mostly close to home with a few trips to Florida on the weekends. Most weekends I found myself in the sandhills with Daniel chasing my white whale...
by noah k.
January 14th, 2016, 5:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX) (same as main)
Replies: 8
Views: 3529

Re: Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX) (same as main)

Thanks guys!

@mtratcliffe, Hiking out in the desert is much different than here if you've yet to do it. Very dry heat so you don't get exhausted as fast. White Sands was gorgeous, we didn't hike too far but climbing over those dunes can be really straining.
by noah k.
January 14th, 2016, 5:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX)
Replies: 8
Views: 5068

Re: Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX)

Thanks everyone!

Kyle, I definitely want to spend some more time out that way!

Andy, the mountains A. hardii inhabit stay cool year round. We were there in late June and there was still snow up around where the Aneides are.
by noah k.
January 14th, 2016, 6:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 38950

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

Mine is also a common species, Eastern Coachwhip.

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by noah k.
January 13th, 2016, 1:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Year In Review
Replies: 4
Views: 2539

Re: 2015 Year In Review

Love it Bob!
by noah k.
January 13th, 2016, 1:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX)
Replies: 8
Views: 5068

Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX)

Spring was awesome, summer was unbelievable. I got out of class for the summer on the last weekend of May, and Daniel and I hit the ground running with a trip to North Alabama and Tennessee. Our first stop was a cave known for its population of Tennessee Cave Salamanders. Huge thanks to Alan Cressle...
by noah k.
January 13th, 2016, 1:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX) (same as main)
Replies: 8
Views: 3529

Summer 2015 (GA, AL, TN, SC, NM, TX) (same as main)

Spring was awesome, summer was unbelievable. I got out of class for the summer on the last weekend of May, and Daniel and I hit the ground running with a trip to North Alabama and Tennessee. Our first stop was a cave known for its population of Tennessee Cave Salamanders. Huge thanks to Alan Cressle...
by noah k.
September 1st, 2015, 12:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind, same as main)
Replies: 7
Views: 1921

Re: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind, same as main)

Great photos man. You saw some beautiful herps as well. I'm super fond of those corns and diamond backs. The photos of the sirens are also great. How do you get the black background with such clear shot through the water? -Thanks, Kevin. Thanks everyone! Kevin, I used a special tank designed for ph...
by noah k.
September 1st, 2015, 12:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind)
Replies: 3
Views: 2153

Re: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind)

Thanks guys!
by noah k.
August 21st, 2015, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind, same as main)
Replies: 7
Views: 1921

Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind, same as main)

Seems like I haven't made a post in forever! I'll cut the talk for now and let my photos tell the story for the most part, but this essentially will pick up where I left off on my previous post in early March. A LOT has happened since then, but I'll divide it up into spring and summer. Winter Post: ...
by noah k.
August 21st, 2015, 1:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind)
Replies: 3
Views: 2153

Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind)

Seems like I haven't made a post in forever! I'll cut the talk for now and let my photos tell the story for the most part, but this essentially will pick up where I left off on my previous post in early March. A LOT has happened since then, but I'll divide it up into spring and summer. Winter Post: ...
by noah k.
April 8th, 2015, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Your most significant find in 2015
Replies: 51
Views: 17882

Re: Your most significant find in 2015

Wow, some people feel really left out they can't herp in January-March............

Mine has to be this Pigeon Mountain Salamander found on the last day of February with several inches of snow on the ground in areas.

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by noah k.
March 25th, 2015, 12:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Georgia Winter 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3469

Re: Georgia Winter 2015

Thanks everyone! That first black racer is a looker. It seems to have more black on its jaws than a typical racer. Also how many Rough Greens was that you were holding? I counted two heads, were there any more in that bunch? I think there are 3 there, maybe even 4. Was that aner pigmy found in the A...
by noah k.
March 23rd, 2015, 6:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Georgia Winter 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3469

Georgia Winter 2015

Hey guys! I've been busy this Winter, but that certainly doesn't mean I haven't been herping! I have been all over the state of Georgia so far this year, and I'll do my best to get these finds into the database. The first outing I made after the conclusion of my last post was to the fall line sandhi...
by noah k.
January 16th, 2015, 4:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of 2014 and a Taste of 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3480

Re: End of 2014 and a Taste of 2015

Thanks guys!
by noah k.
January 15th, 2015, 1:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of 2014 and a Taste of 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3480

End of 2014 and a Taste of 2015

I honestly am unable to put words on how amazing 2014 was. So many new friends, new places, and new herps! To those of you I was lucky enough to share it with, thank you and I can't wait to rock it again in 2015! A full year review would be ridiculous, but this Fall and Winter were better than sprin...
by noah k.
January 15th, 2015, 1:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of 2014 and a Taste of 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1446

End of 2014 and a Taste of 2015

I honestly am unable to put words on how amazing 2014 was. So many new friends, new places, and new herps! To those of you I was lucky enough to share it with, thank you and I can't wait to rock it again in 2015! A full year review would be ridiculous, but this Fall and Winter were better than sprin...
by noah k.
January 12th, 2015, 1:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Theme 4 - First/early herp related pictures that you took
Replies: 22
Views: 5587

Re: Theme 4 - First/early herp related pictures that you too

Not my first herp photo, but the oldest on my flickr and one of my first on a dslr.

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Three years later almost to the date.

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by noah k.
January 12th, 2015, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Spring Trip?
Replies: 11
Views: 3170

Re: 2015 Spring Trip?

I'm in if my schedule permits.
by noah k.
December 23rd, 2014, 2:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Theme 2 - Interspecies interaction.
Replies: 37
Views: 9372

Re: Theme 2 - Interspecies interaction.

Yeah other Noah, that's the turtle! I wasn't sure it was a turtle either until I captured it!
by noah k.
December 23rd, 2014, 2:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Theme 3 - "Herp-in-habitat" shots, habitat only
Replies: 32
Views: 6848

Re: Theme 3 - "Herp-in-habitat" shots, habitat only

Eastern Indigo

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Eastern Diamondback

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Carolina Pygmy Rattlesnake

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by noah k.
December 17th, 2014, 11:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Theme 2 - Interspecies interaction.
Replies: 37
Views: 9372

Re: Theme 2 - Interspecies interaction.

Timber Rattlesnake and Copperhead, North Georgia https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5574/14834233969_089b78a0a5_b.jpg Garter Snake and Copperheads, North Georgia https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3851/14941046956_45d55defd5_b.jpg Northern Water Snake and Common Snapping Turtle, Eno River NC https://farm4.s...
by noah k.
December 17th, 2014, 11:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Theme #1 - Snakes in the Road
Replies: 56
Views: 19306

Re: Theme #1 - Snakes in the Road

I love these theme posts to get everyone active. I do most of my cruising at night, as I hate spending valuable field time in the car (and as a result have very few decent on road shots) but I think I can find some to post. Corn Snake, ANF https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3852/14946633130_8da144c701_b...
by noah k.
October 23rd, 2014, 12:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Possible Country Records for the US
Replies: 193
Views: 97409

Re: Possible Country Records for the US

Anyone have further information on the possibility of Pseudoeurycea belli in the US?
by noah k.
September 8th, 2014, 3:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ANF Round 1.5
Replies: 7
Views: 2222

Re: ANF Round 1.5

Thanks everyone! I got a few videos of the river frogs schooling I'll hopefully put together here soon, I'll make sure to share!
by noah k.
September 5th, 2014, 4:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ANF Round 1.5
Replies: 7
Views: 2222

ANF Round 1.5

I finally made it down to Apalachicola again, this time not in December! My Dad, Daniel Thompson, and myself spent the long weekend in the 65 area roadcruising and field herping. Nightcruising was especially slow despite the scattered storms we got. I was running around like a chicken with my head c...
by noah k.
September 3rd, 2014, 1:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Newbie to forum from Atlanta Georgia with photo from today.
Replies: 14
Views: 3136

Re: Newbie to forum from Atlanta Georgia with photo from tod

Hey man, sweet king! I'm down in Coweta County, hit me up if you want to get out in the field!
by noah k.
July 31st, 2014, 1:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Your Favorite Herp Eye?
Replies: 21
Views: 6836

Re: Your Favorite Herp Eye?

Mole Kingsnakes have gorgeous eyes.

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As do coachwhips.

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by noah k.
July 6th, 2014, 6:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)
Replies: 5
Views: 2392

Re: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and

Thanks John! For "wide angle" I use my canon 18-55mm. I wish I had enough money for a real wide angle lens! And unfortunately that copperhead did appear to be clipped, but it didn't look fatal.
by noah k.
July 4th, 2014, 1:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)
Replies: 5
Views: 1968

Re: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and

Probably motel, seeing as my whole family will likely be there.
by noah k.
July 3rd, 2014, 6:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)
Replies: 5
Views: 1968

Re: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and

Thanks you two! Tamara, will I be seeing you in Bankhead next weekend?
by noah k.
July 2nd, 2014, 10:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA SE Fall Outing?
Replies: 29
Views: 7109

Re: NAFHA SE Fall Outing?

I'm down as long as it is a weekend.
by noah k.
July 1st, 2014, 3:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)
Replies: 5
Views: 1968

My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)

Hello everyone! I've been kinda quiet here on the main forum this year, but I'll try to make up for that right now. (Scratch that for those in Southeast Chapter) Spring came late here in North Georgia, much like the rest of the country, so I was more that happy to catch a break and head to Florida w...
by noah k.
July 1st, 2014, 3:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)
Replies: 5
Views: 2392

My Year So Far: Spring and Early Summer (GA, FL, TX, and NM)

Hello everyone! I've been kinda quiet here on the main forum this year, but I'll try to make up for that right now. Spring came late here in North Georgia, much like the rest of the country, so I was more that happy to catch a break and head to Florida with the Orianne Society. I wrote a rather leng...
by noah k.
June 15th, 2014, 5:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Any tips for a southern boy headed west?
Replies: 2
Views: 1027

Any tips for a southern boy headed west?

3 days until I'm off to attempt herping the west. I'll be staying south of Roswell NM, but anything in between Atlanta and Roswell is possibly fair game. On the drive out my target is a speckled kingsnake, and my goals in NM are atrox, desert kingsnake, and massasauga. I'd really be happy with anyth...
by noah k.
June 9th, 2014, 1:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Midyear Photo Dump 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: Midyear Photo Dump 2014

You're killing it so far, can't wait to see some dslr shots!
by noah k.
June 9th, 2014, 1:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What went down on the east side of the rivers.
Replies: 6
Views: 2883

Re: What went down on the east side of the rivers.

Thanks everyone! More photos from this spring to come soon!
by noah k.
June 6th, 2014, 7:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What went down on the east side of the rivers.
Replies: 6
Views: 2883

What went down on the east side of the rivers.

Hey guys, I've seen some really great stuff from the ANF trip! It looks like you guys had fun and I wish I could have been both there and where I was at the same time! Anyways, I got to spend the weekend of April 26th in the gorgeous Red Hills region of the eastern Florida panhandle with the Orianne...
by noah k.
April 15th, 2014, 12:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Do you need a license to herp Georgia?
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

Re: Do you need a license to herp Georgia?

Nothing illegal about "herping" in Georgia, but if you get caught with a bag full of native-nonvenomous you could get in trouble. A
by noah k.
March 29th, 2014, 10:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM, AZ, FL, NC, CA, & TX - Shuffled
Replies: 58
Views: 27648

Re: NM, AZ, FL, NC, CA, & TX - Shuffled

Absolutely incredible. Excellent post and photographs!
by noah k.
March 22nd, 2014, 6:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3309

Re: Okefenokee 2014

Thanks again everybody! That grass frog was really stunning and I regret not getting better shots!
by noah k.
March 22nd, 2014, 6:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Re: Okefenokee 2014

Noah, great post as usual ! I assume thats your Dad in the pic, if so, we go back quite a few years and have herped together before . I remember your mom finding some great stuff too on several of our trips. You have great role models to follow in pursuit of your passion, keep up the Great work ! I...
by noah k.
March 15th, 2014, 9:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3309

Re: Okefenokee 2014

Awesome post! Do garters turn blueish after death like rough green snakes? Or was that DOR a specific locale? I'm glad those bales didn't hit yall's car :shock: That whole thing about the dead black bear is a little weird... Locale I guess, we first found this guy when he was still moving a little....
by noah k.
March 15th, 2014, 9:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Re: Okefenokee 2014

dery wrote:Did you get any pics of the bald cyprus ghosttown on Billy's Island?
We didn't get that far on the island, our boat time was running out.
by noah k.
March 14th, 2014, 3:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Re: Okefenokee 2014

Noah - Great shots. Really loved all the scenery and herp-scape pics. The scarlet Kings beautiful. Mole skink not something seen too often on FHF with any consistency. The Black Bear (dead) is really an odd occurrence. Bears typically don't go to die 'naturally' on open trails. Likely the park offi...
by noah k.
March 13th, 2014, 5:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3309

Re: Okefenokee 2014

Thanks guys!
by noah k.
March 13th, 2014, 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Okefenokee 2014

Hey guys! I'm back from the swamp, and it was the best trip I've had to the Okefenokee region to date! I'm starting to figure the swamp out, and the *perfect* conditions made the trip even better! We drove down to the swamp and met up with Daniel Thompson early Saturday morning. The first herps, as ...