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by Nate S.
September 28th, 2015, 8:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AZ and CA 2014-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Re: AZ and CA 2014-2015

LouB747 wrote:Nice post. Banded Rock looks really nice.
Thanks man! I wish my photo even did it justice, it was sweet looking.
by Nate S.
September 28th, 2015, 8:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AZ and CA 2014-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Re: AZ and CA 2014-2015

Ross Padilla wrote:Nice post. :thumb: Interesting pattern on that Maricopa king.
Thanks man! Yeah I've never seen one that looked like that at all.
by Nate S.
September 11th, 2015, 3:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AZ and CA 2014-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Re: AZ and CA 2014-2015

ThamnElegans24 wrote:Congrats on the klaub. Nice finds, thanks for sharing.
Thanks! It was definitely the coolest snake Ive ever seen personally. We were really lucky to find it, if it hadn't buzzed at my friend we never would have seen it.
by Nate S.
September 11th, 2015, 12:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AZ and CA 2014-2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

AZ and CA 2014-2015

Whatsup everyone, I haven't posted on here in a while in fact I think my last post was in 2013. I've just been busy with work and haven't got out in the field as much as I would have liked. I've mostly been in CA but managed to make an AZ trip this year and last. Im living in LA area now but am plan...
by Nate S.
June 25th, 2014, 11:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 6695

Re: Costa Rica 2014

Absolutely amazing post!! You found almost every species I would ever hope to see in Costa Rica!
by Nate S.
May 23rd, 2014, 4:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some 2014 AZ Fossorials
Replies: 13
Views: 3652

Re: Some 2014 AZ Fossorials

Nice! Really amazing photography I really like the shot of the sonoran coral.
by Nate S.
April 4th, 2014, 8:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM, AZ, FL, NC, CA, & TX - Shuffled
Replies: 58
Views: 26451

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

"I remember well the first time I hit a snake, it was a corn on a hot Georgia afternoon when I wasn't paying attention in route to an area for the evening" I was out in AZ for a few months last year, did a lot of road cruising and had a similar experience. I never hit a snake while actually cruising...
by Nate S.
April 2nd, 2014, 11:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Male rattlesnake combat in the wild *VIDEO*
Replies: 6
Views: 1826

Re: Male rattlesnake combat in the wild *VIDEO*

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HoepwWr70M
Sorry for the bad quality vid it was taken on my phone. Wasn
t sure how to get the vid directly on here either.
by Nate S.
March 28th, 2014, 9:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM, AZ, FL, NC, CA, & TX - Shuffled
Replies: 58
Views: 26451

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

Wow incredible post one of the best I've ever seen on here! Really amazing shots and diversity. I can't believe all those banded rocks you found. I really love some of the funny/creative shots in this post too, the diamondback curled up around the Tecate was a hilarious shot among many others.
by Nate S.
February 18th, 2014, 8:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rattlesnake Myth?
Replies: 10
Views: 3459

Re: Rattlesnake Myth?

I have talked with a couple herpetologists and several other knowledgeable people about this topic. All of them said that adult were far more dangerous, they have a much longer strike range, capable of injecting a TON more venom, longer fangs etc.
by Nate S.
December 30th, 2013, 5:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Australia: 2013 in review (pic heavy)
Replies: 24
Views: 7526

Re: Australia: 2013 in review (pic heavy)

Awesome post man!! I really liked everything, particularly the monitors an the death adders. Except Costa Rica which I have been obsessed about for a couple of years Australia is where I'd love to herp most in the world.
by Nate S.
November 19th, 2013, 4:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year end review in New Mexico and a little Utah thrown in
Replies: 6
Views: 3656

Re: Year end review in New Mexico and a little Utah thrown i

Cool stuff!! That grasshopper is actually a Shield-backed Katydid also called Mormon Crickets.
I see tons of them on this 1 hike I go on here in AZ they're pretty creepy looking.
by Nate S.
September 21st, 2013, 2:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

Re: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!

Thanks man!! Finding Crotes and getting them off the roads around here is too much fun.
by Nate S.
September 20th, 2013, 5:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My year so far - Picture Heavy
Replies: 9
Views: 3668

Re: My year so far - Picture Heavy

Great post! Love all the salamanders and the collared is really nice looking too.
by Nate S.
September 20th, 2013, 5:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A quick trip to Southern Arizona
Replies: 19
Views: 5630

Re: A quick trip to Southern Arizona

I've recently seen 2 of those and was wondering the exact same thing.
by Nate S.
September 20th, 2013, 1:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Central British Columbia - Quest for Crotalus
Replies: 10
Views: 2327

Re: South Central British Columbia - Quest for Crotalus

Really cool stuff man and doesn't seem like that was easy to find. I've found a lot of Norpacs at my herp spot near my hometown of San Luis Obispo, CA they are like the most common snake there but I didn't know they were that far up north either.
by Nate S.
September 19th, 2013, 6:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

Re: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!

Haha thanks! I know what you mean I haven't been sleeping much since I got here. Im so used to herping in the day in Central California that staying out til 3 am road cruising is quite a change for me.
by Nate S.
September 19th, 2013, 6:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

Re: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!

Thanks a bunch!! Yeah I'm really loving it here in Arizona, the incredible diversity of snakes was a big reason I moved out here.
by Nate S.
September 18th, 2013, 11:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

My first 3 weeks back in Arizona!

So the last time I was out in Arizona the herping was kind of a failure I saw a lot of DOR's, a couple night snakes and a couple toads and lizards. No live rattlesnakes at all, which is mostly what I was looking for. Well I moved back to Arizona 3 weeks ago and have been amazed at all the rattlesnak...
by Nate S.
August 2nd, 2013, 8:14 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A month in Belize
Replies: 36
Views: 26727

Re: A month in Belize

Lol I'm sorry but that's hysterical, it's pretty obvious those jaguars are the same when you line them up and look closely.
by Nate S.
August 1st, 2013, 9:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 Season
Replies: 8
Views: 2279

Re: 2013 Season

Nice!! I'm a huge rattlesnake guy so I love the diversity shown here, some really awesome stuff!!
by Nate S.
July 25th, 2013, 3:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping the San Diego Zoo
Replies: 7
Views: 1649

Re: Herping the San Diego Zoo

The herp collection at San Diego Zoo is the most amazing I've seen and I actually saw some anole's running around there too haha no doubt they were introduced there.
by Nate S.
July 17th, 2013, 7:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking for herpers in Central Coast California
Replies: 5
Views: 1415

Re: Looking for herpers in Central Coast California

Yeah Im in SLO I get our herping quite a bit. It'd be nice to get out in the field with some other herpers let me know.
by Nate S.
June 16th, 2013, 9:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yavapai co. AZ 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2358

Re: Yavapai co. AZ 2013

Thanks for your reply! Yeah it was atl east interesting to see what species were out there. All the DOR's were at the same spot so there really is a pretty awesome diversity of snakes out there.
by Nate S.
June 14th, 2013, 11:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yavapai co. AZ 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2358

Re: Yavapai co. AZ 2013

Thanks!! I did have a great time, yeah that's an idea next time I might try more dirt roads and walking more washes at night. Im going to have to really rethink my strategy next time, I went night walking a wash near Phx I heard was great for ratllers but I think we went to early and should have bee...
by Nate S.
June 14th, 2013, 9:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Show off your best cell phone picture!
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: Show off your best cell phone picture!

Juvenile Northern Pac taken with my iPhone 4s

Image
by Nate S.
June 13th, 2013, 10:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How many snakes of the year?
Replies: 23
Views: 4596

Re: How many snakes of the year?

33 this year and of those 17 have been rattlesnakes mostly Northern Pacs.
by Nate S.
June 13th, 2013, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yavapai co. AZ 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2358

Yavapai co. AZ 2013

Just got back from a 2 week stay in Yavapai county, had an awesome trip but the herping definitely did not go as well as I had hoped. It was extremely hot got up to 108 in Camp Verde I did a lot of hiking in the morning but it got hot really quickly and came up with very little other than catching g...
by Nate S.
May 23rd, 2013, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

It's cool no hard feelings Gerry or anyone else. I feel like I have plenty of info now, I appreciate all the comments and advice thanks to all especially Fieldherper!
by Nate S.
May 23rd, 2013, 1:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Sorry if I embarrassed you Nate... that was not my intent... :roll: was trying to vouch for ya... :thumb: Good luck on your trip (or as I like to say...Kick Ass and take names) :lol: :lol: jim Thanks man no hard feelings I was just trying to explain myself, lol I sure will do my best to kick some a...
by Nate S.
May 22nd, 2013, 12:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

... just wanted a couple spots I could check out that people know are productive. Well, you've asked for such a number of times now, so there's no need to continue doing so. People will either share spots with you or they won't - and you started out this thread acknowledging that they're not likely...
by Nate S.
May 21st, 2013, 10:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

I haven't been herping long so I think I might benefit from some advice. But yeah I'm definitely going to do my own thing herping for the most part but just wanted a couple spots I could check out that people know are productive.
by Nate S.
May 21st, 2013, 6:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Help me find rattlesnakes in AZ I figured out where I am staying in Camp Verde has a good number of pyros and milks but where might be a good rattlesnake spot? There are no milk snakes at Camp Verde (known to science or any of us anyway).. Rattlesnakes are easy and common in AZ. I am sure if you ma...
by Nate S.
May 20th, 2013, 3:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Ok thanks for the advice and heads up on the cacti. Haha It's starting to sound like I should more worried about the cacti then getting tagged by a rattlesnake.
by Nate S.
May 20th, 2013, 3:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Thanks reptilist I really appreciate man!! I will for sure check that spot out and a couple isolated roads I know of. I also was thinking of herping South Mnts in Phoenix and also at some point during my stay might even go to Tucson.
by Nate S.
May 20th, 2013, 7:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Help me find rattlesnakes in AZ I figured out where I am staying in Camp Verde has a good number of pyros and milks but where might be a good rattlesnake spot? Or someone just come Herping with me it'll be awesome!! I'm a pretty good herper too I just don't know AZ.
by Nate S.
May 19th, 2013, 4:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Poor little guy! Yeah I will be watching out for cacti, it seems like everything in the desert is out to get you. Anybody else have any advice or want to go Herping while I'm out there? I'd really appreciate it!
by Nate S.
May 19th, 2013, 11:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

It's been a long time since I lived in AZ (and my wife would kill me if I took off for there just now) so I can't join you in your fun, but hopefully you'll yet attract the invite of one of the state's residents. Keep in mind that the more newcomers to this website tell about themselves, the more q...
by Nate S.
May 19th, 2013, 8:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Thanks man I appreciate it! My friend who I'm staying with has that book actually. I'm going to be herping Phoenix area and maybe other areas too, in fact I would drive anywhere in AZ if it's a good rattlesnake spot. Any more tips/suggestions anyone?
by Nate S.
May 18th, 2013, 8:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Arizona help

Someone please help me find some rattlesnakes! I'll herp regardless but I don't know really where to herp there other than just cruising isolated roads.
by Nate S.
May 18th, 2013, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona help
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Arizona help

First off let me say that I know Arizonans are secretive about their herp spots, I know the whole deal. I'm going to be in Yavapai county a week from today and am staying for 2 weeks and am going to be getting plenty of herping in. If anyone would be cool enough to come herping with me or point me i...
by Nate S.
May 13th, 2013, 8:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping near San Luis Obispo county, CA?
Replies: 5
Views: 1222

Re: Herping near San Luis Obispo county, CA?

Yeah I herp at Montana de Oro all the time I have a little spot there where I have found 6 rattlesnakes this year. All of them in that area are Northern Pacific rattlesnakes as far as I can tell ya PM me sometime when you're headed up here we'l go herping.
by Nate S.
May 10th, 2013, 1:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of 2013 -- Casual Observer's Edition
Replies: 23
Views: 4922

Re: @)!# -- My Year to Date

Wow some great stuff there, that's incredible you found all that this year! How big was that Alameda Racer it almost looks like 9 ft. long in that pic.
by Nate S.
May 7th, 2013, 9:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mojave Desert Trip 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1401

Re: Mojave Desert Trip 2013

Thanks! I just found that out myself my teacher has done herp research so I didn't bother checking it out even though the head coloration to me seemed odd for a Sidewinder.
by Nate S.
May 7th, 2013, 8:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mojave Desert Trip 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1401

Mojave Desert Trip 2013

I just got back from a 3 day field trip to Zzyzx research station in the Mojave Desert with my desert field studies class. I was absolutely blown away by all the herps and other wildlife we encountered in our short stay. Just about every one of these herps are lifers for me. On the way to Zzyzx we s...
by Nate S.
April 22nd, 2013, 6:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1824

Re: California 2012

Thanks for your replies! It would be nice to actually get out in the field sometime with other herpers. I'm sure i would learn a lot and it would be a lot more fun with people as passionate about herpetology as I am.
by Nate S.
April 20th, 2013, 5:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1824

Re: California 2012

Thanks Jim hope you have a great year herping as well! I'm not doing any official data collections or anything like that if that's what you were asking. I would love to get involved in something like that though. @ blackpearl I'm new on here do you mean this website's database? @ Owens yeah I'm alwa...
by Nate S.
April 20th, 2013, 12:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1824

Re: California 2012

Thanks!! And I appreciate the info garter snakes can be real tricky for me to ID at times.
by Nate S.
April 20th, 2013, 9:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1824

California 2012

I know it's a little late for 2012 herp posts but I'm new on here and wanted to share some cool stuff I found last year. It was my first year of herping last year I got into the hobby when I was taking Animal Science classes down at Moorpark College and became very interested in herpetology. I start...
by Nate S.
April 17th, 2013, 8:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Central California 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1909

Re: Central California 2013

Thanks man! Im actually going to be going back to Yavapai county AZ at the end of May for a couple weeks. Let me know if you want to do some herping I know some people at the wild animal park I was interning at who know a couple good spots.