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by r.edwards
July 11th, 2018, 11:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Better late than never... Snake Highlights 2017 CA
Replies: 5
Views: 4402

Re: Better late than never... Snake Highlights 2017 CA

dang lots of good stuff there, especially the scenery, the Newport and the shovelnose
by r.edwards
June 18th, 2018, 12:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Moloch, Morelia and more, the Red Centre, Aus.
Replies: 7
Views: 8244

Re: Moloch, Morelia and more, the Red Centre, Aus.

man lots of god stuff there, the Bredli is very nice!
by r.edwards
June 3rd, 2018, 5:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!
Replies: 16
Views: 12838

Re: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!

Justin, Do it! Like I said before I'm moving a lot of images to a private server account (I stopped about 8 years back) as they load I will try and make a post here. I'll be either in west Texas next weekend or southeast Oklahoma depending on the rain or non rain this week. This winter/spring I spen...
by r.edwards
June 1st, 2018, 9:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!
Replies: 16
Views: 12838

Re: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!

PF, We all have the same exact angle on the bicolor, with a cell phone unfortunately. We should have inspected the animal a little more closely. As for the lizard, I should have proofread more clearly, all of these images and words were copied and pasted from my private photo album. I know the first...
by r.edwards
June 1st, 2018, 5:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!
Replies: 16
Views: 12838

Re: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!

Fieldherper, ya gotta get out somewhere, CR is a good start for stuff further south. BP, I think the bicolor is all bicolor, perhaps the spine is its own. Can't be sure, we didn't spend a lot of time. The funny thing was it was found near the OSA, pretty far south of the range maps but I've learned ...
by r.edwards
May 30th, 2018, 5:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few Rosy Boas from 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 19728

Re: A few Rosy Boas from 2010

Nice, I'd like to spend an entire spring out that way. Never enough vacation time!
by r.edwards
May 29th, 2018, 12:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!
Replies: 16
Views: 12838

Re: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!

All, Wow, just read through and realized a dozen or more mistakes. I'll try and get it cleaned up this evening, I forgot how much time it takes to put something like this together. Bill, The lucky knife was confiscated back in February after I accidently smuggled it onto 7 planes. Eric, Thanks, I wi...
by r.edwards
May 28th, 2018, 7:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!
Replies: 16
Views: 12838

Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!

Well heck I don't know where to start, perhaps mentioning its been many years since my last post will do. Back in the day this was my absolute favorite place to share and read herp stories, a lot has changed in my life and a lot has changed with how people share herp stories. Some of the changes are...
by r.edwards
June 25th, 2015, 8:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Most Herps Found in a 24-hour Period?
Replies: 17
Views: 4623

Re: Most Herps Found in a 24-hour Period?

hmmm...not sure about 24 hours, but I did manage to averege more than a snake a minute for 47 minutes near dusk on a commonly herped road in southwest New Mexico.....2-3 snakes were viewed in the headlights a few times during this productive period, nothing super exciting was found, but it sure was ...
by r.edwards
September 17th, 2012, 5:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: More from the Monsoon Season
Replies: 10
Views: 4737

Re: More from the Monsoon Season

I am lazy with the keyboard; where is the like button?
good stuff, hope to see you somewhere in the field next year.

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by r.edwards
April 23rd, 2012, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: found magic knife in AZ
Replies: 72
Views: 8454

Re: found magic knife in AZ

everyone is irresponsible to somebody......and there was no way we were going to report a lost gun, especially one that was purchased for around $1,000, that would have derailed our herp trip by a couple hours........and we didn't have that much time to waste filling out paper work.......actually th...
by r.edwards
April 22nd, 2012, 2:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: found magic knife in AZ
Replies: 72
Views: 8454

Re: found magic knife in AZ

the pistol was placed on a fender flare of a jeep, then bounced off when we hit pavement.....drove back 30 mins later and there were skid marks on the side of the road....someone roadcruised a really nice weapon...

any possession can be lost very easy....

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by r.edwards
April 19th, 2012, 4:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A couple of Texas outings.
Replies: 18
Views: 3223

Re: A couple of Texas outings.

nice finds on the young season.....will get better after this cold front coming in this weekend...

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by r.edwards
April 19th, 2012, 4:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: found magic knife in AZ
Replies: 72
Views: 8454

Re: found magic knife in AZ

finders keepers losers buy more shit....
best finds on a herp trip
Klaubers 2nd edition Rattlesnakes in good condition and a very nice near new Sony top of the line P&S

worst item lost on a trip....my herp partner on our trip to AZ lost a colt .45 defender....

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by r.edwards
March 29th, 2012, 6:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Taking a trip to AZ....Advice?
Replies: 12
Views: 1593

Re: Taking a trip to AZ....Advice?

throw a dart At some mountains, drive there, and then walk around till you find something amazing! shouldn't be too hard
by r.edwards
March 21st, 2012, 6:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Making Lemonade in New Mexico & Arizona - lots of pics
Replies: 60
Views: 20214

Re: Making Lemonade in New Mexico & Arizona - lots of pics

Dude, great stuff as usual! that poor herper will never be able to wear that plaid shirt again....
good luck on this season of herpen

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by r.edwards
August 13th, 2011, 1:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellowstone And the Colorado Prairie
Replies: 18
Views: 8086

Re: Yellowstone And the Colorado Prairie

good stuff, quality animals that were not herps!

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by r.edwards
August 4th, 2011, 2:55 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Canon 60mm macro
Replies: 5
Views: 1795

Re: Canon 60mm macro

Chris,

any of the canon 70-200's with a TC will get you covered. I loved the f4 and the new 2.8 is amazing. Send me a pm or give me a call if you need any canon gear advice.

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by r.edwards
July 6th, 2011, 5:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: DOR Hoaxes
Replies: 69
Views: 6815

Re: DOR Hoaxes

hmmmm..... ever been to a herp mecca on a holiday weekend? maybe you shoud have been shining cuts in west texas for the last 30 years....... rubber cobras rocks placed together 9 foot burms pulled out of the freezer painted roots real roots ropes rubber snakes from the dollar store .the list goes on...
by r.edwards
May 10th, 2011, 5:34 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Best herp pic of 2010!
Replies: 67
Views: 13181

Re: Best herp pic of 2010!

In didn't take anything good last year, try harder this year...

Image

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by r.edwards
May 10th, 2011, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Texas 05/08/2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2157

Re: South Texas 05/08/2011

Gus,

that siren kicks ass!!!! thanks for sharing

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by r.edwards
May 10th, 2011, 3:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Head lamp suggestions?
Replies: 26
Views: 2473

Re: Head lamp suggestions?

the fenix is awesome! You could also consider a coast H7 with a focusing beam that burns about 170 lumens, these lights will run about $50 online or sometimes lowes and home depot carry them. Another thing to consider, if you wanna go cheap, a head lamp with a cree bulb (lamp brand name is river roc...
by r.edwards
May 5th, 2011, 3:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bird ID (Rattlesnake related)
Replies: 58
Views: 7716

Re: Bird ID (Rattlesnake related)

wow...thanks for the images.....

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by r.edwards
January 31st, 2011, 3:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January in Texas
Replies: 29
Views: 3702

Re: January in Texas

good stuff and very nice camera work!
sorry I missed a few of these trips....working around the weekend on the house....

see you guys in 4 weeks when I get free time again

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by r.edwards
December 15th, 2010, 7:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2010 the year that was.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1793

Re: 2010 the year that was.....

oopps...forgot I posted this last friday... Dell Tim, thanks for the photo compliments...had a lot of fun in AZ and shall return soon. Mike, we get the black ones, the bright red ones, the yellow greenish ones and similar colors....yes waiting on the boards to produce next year david, the steaks wer...
by r.edwards
December 10th, 2010, 7:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2010 the year that was.....
Replies: 11
Views: 1793

2010 the year that was.....

The year is just about over here is a quick re-cap if any of you missed it... It all started last January with some day trips for soft plastic fishing bait... http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23/201042/websize/IMG_2408.jpg spotted sally egg mass http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23/201042/websize/IMG...
by r.edwards
November 1st, 2010, 7:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rattlesnake observations 2010
Replies: 113
Views: 14247

Re: Rattlesnake observations 2010

awesome stuff...pics and herps were very nice.....AZ in 2011 has been booked

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by r.edwards
October 9th, 2010, 9:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff from CA,AZ, and Tx
Replies: 27
Views: 2945

Re: Some stuff from CA,AZ, and Tx

good stuff.....I like that clean looking triangulum and all the rosys!!

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by r.edwards
September 8th, 2010, 12:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fenix TK11
Replies: 20
Views: 2225

Re: Fenix TK11

chad...exactly what I was thinking!
by r.edwards
September 5th, 2010, 1:28 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: In search of a more comfortable backpack
Replies: 14
Views: 4263

Re: In search of a more comfortable backpack

Bill, I own 3 Lower-pro back packs. One compu-trekk, one of those sling bags with one shoulder strap, and one pro-trekker AWII. All seem to do fine for me. The pro-trekker works better than the other two and I feel pretty comfortable with up to 30 lbs of gear. It did take a while to completely adjus...
by r.edwards
September 3rd, 2010, 3:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Baird's Rat Snake Status?
Replies: 35
Views: 5416

Re: Baird's Rat Snake Status?

hmmm....bairds....here is what works for me.... Zero have graced my headlights or my flashlights after dark, however I have seen many during the daylight hours. Try walking around an hour before dark, or as mentioned earlier, in the morning around 8 to 10 AM. Most herpers in the region are cruising ...
by r.edwards
August 30th, 2010, 6:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mexico 2010 - April
Replies: 42
Views: 11250

Re: Mexico 2010 - April

cool stuff! I am not a fan of polystictus but that one was pretty nice!

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by r.edwards
August 30th, 2010, 3:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Heterodon platirhinos
Replies: 10
Views: 1650

Re: Heterodon platirhinos

all,

thanks for the compliments, these were from Montgomery co, TX near houston.
I can't ever remember finding two in a morning or even a day.

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by r.edwards
August 29th, 2010, 3:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Heterodon platirhinos
Replies: 10
Views: 1650

Heterodon platirhinos

In the A.M. I took a short trip with one of my dogs and a herping buddy. We viewed a nice variety of cool herps but I only photographed a couple hognose... the first one in situ http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23/hognose/websize/IMG_1216.jpg Heterodon platirhinos http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23...
by r.edwards
August 25th, 2010, 5:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: new mexico toads, arizona rattlers, and blink of west texas
Replies: 10
Views: 2912

Re: new mexico toads, arizona rattlers, and blink of west te

Tim,

no pancakes? you were at the wrong camp.....

Patrick,

I just like saying super secret spots.....

WW,

good to meet you in the field....

all,

thanks again for the compliments

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by r.edwards
August 24th, 2010, 3:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gray Treefrogs :)
Replies: 5
Views: 1298

Re: Gray Treefrogs :)

cool stuff...love the close-up of the eye..

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by r.edwards
August 24th, 2010, 1:40 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Herp-a-day (pt II)
Replies: 492
Views: 146133

Re: Herp-a-day (pt II)

here is a hyla from yesterday...

canon gear
50D
MPE-65 macro
580II flash with an aurora diffuser

1/250
f13
ISO200

Image

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by r.edwards
August 23rd, 2010, 7:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hyla cinerea
Replies: 4
Views: 1187

Re: Hyla cinerea

jake, justin, the bracket is a Bogen Manfrotto flash bracket. I stripped all the long telescoping arms off added a small brass fitting and a swivel. For some reason I keep re-building this bracket a few times a year to adjust for each situation......probably 30 dollars in parts for the bracket and y...
by r.edwards
August 23rd, 2010, 2:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hyla cinerea
Replies: 4
Views: 1187

Hyla cinerea

I was kicking around in the backyard today, with a few things on my mind..... Six months ago I purchased the new 70-200 2.8 II for some softball stuff (and of course herps) and wondered how close I could get with tubes and TC 1. 70-200 2. 70-200 3. 70-200 4. mpe65 ......here are the results.... ohh....
by r.edwards
August 22nd, 2010, 6:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: new mexico toads, arizona rattlers, and blink of west texas
Replies: 10
Views: 2912

Re: new mexico toads, arizona rattlers, and blink of west te

dave,
email sent ....was good to hang in the field for a few days and thanks for the compliments...great trip for all

bgorum
thanks for the ID tip...toads are not my strong point

and thanks for the compliments....had fun out there

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by r.edwards
August 21st, 2010, 2:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yet another AZ Trip post...
Replies: 38
Views: 4390

Re: Yet another AZ Trip post...

cool stuff! the cerb pics are awesome!
will see you in in the field next year

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by r.edwards
August 21st, 2010, 11:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: new mexico toads, arizona rattlers, and blink of west texas
Replies: 10
Views: 2912

new mexico toads, arizona rattlers, and blink of west texas

ahh where to start....I am a bit lazy this week, with a ton of work on my plate, looks there will be very little commentary and just a bunch of pics. Here are a few photographs from a recent trip though west Texas, New Mexico, and of course Arizona... This year I had one main goal for Arizona, and t...
by r.edwards
August 20th, 2010, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Monsoon Mania!! Continued.
Replies: 19
Views: 2823

Re: Monsoon Mania!! Continued.

cool stuff...love the first tiger you posted....
what all did you find on the 3 day trip to the top?

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by r.edwards
August 16th, 2010, 7:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SUPER ULTRA MEGA EPIC AZ POST!!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 3294

Re: SUPER ULTRA MEGA EPIC AZ POST!!!!

Super ultra mega......sounds like the most current dopler radar for the local news
had fun out there and it was nice to hang in the field for a few days

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by r.edwards
August 5th, 2010, 7:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rosie's in AZ (and a couple crots)
Replies: 5
Views: 1660

Re: Rosie's in AZ (and a couple crots)

agreed...nice speck.....

did you at least manage to get the DOR pizza into a wildlife collection?

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by r.edwards
August 3rd, 2010, 7:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nice Eye Shots
Replies: 33
Views: 6182

Re: Nice Eye Shots

here are a couple from my files http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23/newsalamanders/websize/bronzefrogbest.jpg bronze frog http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23/moremp65/websize/IMG_0048.jpg green tree frog http://photos.imageevent.com/leps23/moremp65/websize/greyjumper2.tif.jpg jumping spider...ooops ...
by r.edwards
July 27th, 2010, 4:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Is this normal hunting behavior?
Replies: 23
Views: 4117

Re: Is this normal hunting behavior?

first off awesome pics esp this one
Image

I observed three with similar behavior 2 days ago in my pond, they were Thamnophis proximus..

thanks for posting!

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by r.edwards
July 11th, 2010, 6:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM and Texas the last month or so (leopard frog ID needed)
Replies: 16
Views: 5049

Re: NM and Texas the last month or so (leopard frog ID neede

awesome...enjoyed this post a bunch...especially some of the lizard photos

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by r.edwards
June 28th, 2010, 2:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Little Bit of West Texas,.... DBD Style -
Replies: 73
Views: 10754

Re: A Little Bit of West Texas,.... DBD Style -

WOW!...epic post from the trans-pecos region...nice photos and animals....sorry to hear about the bite

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