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by herpseeker1978
September 27th, 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Advice for an East Coaster Travelling West for the First Time (Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM area)
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Re: Advice for an East Coaster Travelling West for the First Time (Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM area)

Wow, sorry I missed this man! We were out of town that weekend, how did you end up doing?

Josh
by herpseeker1978
August 15th, 2020, 9:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early 2020 Herping, Part 2/3-An Awesome April
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Re: Early 2020 Herping, Part 2/3-An Awesome April

Great post! Salamanders are so cool!
by herpseeker1978
January 1st, 2020, 8:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes found on vacation in Vietnam!
Replies: 4
Views: 1546

Re: Snakes found on vacation in Vietnam!

I clicked on your link and took the address from the address bar and deleted everything after the & and placed it in the tags and it worked
by herpseeker1978
December 26th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: need help making a post
Replies: 7
Views: 1548

Re: need help making a post

I think there is an upload limit of 25. I would recommend using a photo-hosting site and then link them, that is how I do it. flickr was mentioned before, it's a good site, but google images will work or even just using a social media platform. All you need is the url of the image and put it in the ...
by herpseeker1978
November 2nd, 2019, 6:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The day the music died.
Replies: 7
Views: 4358

Re: The day the music died.

It was a sad day, I remember trying every so often to see if it was back up...
by herpseeker1978
October 27th, 2019, 6:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Found an EXTREMELY rare snake in Hong Kong
Replies: 2
Views: 5491

Re: Found an EXTREMELY rare snake in Hong Kong

Awesome video! You'll probably get more views if you embed it:
by herpseeker1978
October 24th, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast North Carolina Corn Snake
Replies: 1
Views: 5347

Re: Northeast North Carolina Corn Snake

Nice! Pretty one!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
October 23rd, 2019, 4:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Swimming with a Galapagos Marine Iguana [Video]
Replies: 1
Views: 5457

Re: Swimming with a Galapagos Marine Iguana [Video]

Great video! Those guys amaze me!

If you embed this more people will likely watch it. Here it is embedded:
by herpseeker1978
September 9th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How I found a rubber boa (the wrong way)
Replies: 12
Views: 17764

Re: How I found a rubber boa (the wrong way)

Awesome find! I'd recommend embedding your photos, you will probably get more people to see them that way.

Josh
by herpseeker1978
July 11th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 3)
Replies: 1
Views: 8358

Recent Kansas Trip! (part 3)

We had wanted to go to this wetland a friend of mine had recommended. On our last full day in Kansas, the rain let up and the sun came out. We headed for the wetland and hadn't been there a few seconds when I yelled out "snake!" http://nmherpsociety.org/KansasTripMay2019/kansas%20(197).jpg Diamond-b...
by herpseeker1978
July 1st, 2019, 8:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 2)
Replies: 0
Views: 13338

Recent Kansas Trip! (part 2)

We got up early and the temps were good, so we started cruising for hognoses. This Turkey Vulture was making a meal of this raccoon: http://nmherpsociety.org/KansasTripMay2019/kansas%20(133).jpg http://nmherpsociety.org/KansasTripMay2019/kansas%20(135).jpg http://nmherpsociety.org/KansasTripMay2019/...
by herpseeker1978
June 28th, 2019, 2:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 1)
Replies: 5
Views: 9111

Re: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 1)

Also headed up to Salt Lake area Labor Day weekend
by herpseeker1978
June 28th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 1)
Replies: 5
Views: 9111

Re: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 1)

Yes, bootheel 26-28
by herpseeker1978
June 23rd, 2019, 11:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Kansas Trip! (part 1)
Replies: 5
Views: 9111

Recent Kansas Trip! (part 1)

I've been wanting to take a herping trip to Kansas for a long time, so when we were deciding on where to go on vacation and my wife said we should go to Kansas, I was ecstatic! I began planning immediately. I had the perfect trip planned! I always plan for the unexpected and have learned to be flexi...
by herpseeker1978
March 10th, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What's up with naherp?
Replies: 9
Views: 9507

Re: What's up with naherp?

If you notice, it is secure now by default. It appears some security updates were made, which is great!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
January 8th, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Banded Coral Snake
Replies: 5
Views: 5506

Re: Banded Coral Snake

Awesome! That is a beautiful snake! Love the pit vipers too!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
December 30th, 2018, 9:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hualapai Herping [Video]
Replies: 3
Views: 3001

Re: Hualapai Herping [Video]

Awesome stuff!
by herpseeker1978
September 26th, 2018, 2:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wandering Garter....right?
Replies: 4
Views: 10894

Re: Wandering Garter....right?

Thanks. For some reason the garter snake map I pulled up only showed the New Mexico Garter in that state. Lifer either way. Good times! You probably had a map of T. sirtalis . (At least I think that's the one I saw you post on Facebook). NM has quite the garter diversity: https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx...
by herpseeker1978
September 12th, 2018, 11:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to California this past spring
Replies: 9
Views: 19090

Re: Trip to California this past spring

Ross Padilla wrote:
herpseeker1978 wrote:
Ross Padilla wrote:A bunch of those photos didn't show up for some reason, but it looked like a great trip for you guys. Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
Got it fixed
What pet store was that?
Exotic Pets
http://exoticpetslv.com/
by herpseeker1978
September 5th, 2018, 3:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to California this past spring
Replies: 9
Views: 19090

Re: Trip to California this past spring

Brian Hubbs wrote:Nice post. I recognize a lot of those spots you showed. Too bad you didn't see a king...
Thanks for your help! Most everything we found were lifers, so it was a good trip, even if we didn't see any kings!
by herpseeker1978
August 11th, 2018, 4:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to California this past spring
Replies: 9
Views: 19090

Re: Trip to California this past spring

Ross Padilla wrote:A bunch of those photos didn't show up for some reason, but it looked like a great trip for you guys. Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
Got it fixed
by herpseeker1978
August 11th, 2018, 1:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to California this past spring
Replies: 9
Views: 19090

Re: Trip to California this past spring

Ross Padilla wrote:A bunch of those photos didn't show up for some reason, but it looked like a great trip for you guys. Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
Yeah, don't know what happened there, I'll get it fixed.
by herpseeker1978
August 5th, 2018, 4:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to California this past spring
Replies: 9
Views: 19090

Trip to California this past spring

My wife spent some time as a missionary for our church in California and has wanted to get back, especially to the Morro Bay area. We decided to go for our tenth anniversary. We went over spring break and had a lot of fun, it is such a beautiful place if you ever get a chance to go. Many thanks to e...
by herpseeker1978
February 20th, 2018, 7:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SoCal Catalog
Replies: 3
Views: 3810

Re: SoCal Catalog

by herpseeker1978
February 8th, 2018, 2:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northwest, Lacey, Olympia Washington and surrounding areas
Replies: 19
Views: 23350

Re: Northwest, Lacey, Olympia Washington and surrounding are

Give it some time, this forum doesn't seem to get nearly as much traffic as it used to
by herpseeker1978
February 7th, 2018, 1:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Where do you get your AC?
Replies: 9
Views: 7256

Re: Where do you get your AC?

Do they have such a system in Alb? We have a couple weeks in the fall for "green" waste pickup meaning tree limbs, leaves etc. Anyone can request a "large item pickup" We have used this for old appliances and furniture, although, half the time it ends up getting picked up by someone else before the...
by herpseeker1978
February 6th, 2018, 6:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Where do you get your AC?
Replies: 9
Views: 7256

Re: Where do you get your AC?

Get a truck and get up early on trash day, look for stuff on the curb, ie old shelves, desks etc. You can dismantle and you've got ac!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
January 31st, 2018, 3:00 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Going to SoCal in the spring
Replies: 1
Views: 16315

Going to SoCal in the spring

We're taking a "wildlife" trip to Morro Bay at the end of March and are going to be going to see the elephant seals at San Simeon and a few other things, going to be herping of course, and birding. I was googling around and found out that there are some feral parrot populations in SoCal and thought ...
by herpseeker1978
January 31st, 2018, 2:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 100 Species, A 2017 in Review Post
Replies: 18
Views: 15806

Re: 100 Species, A 2017 in Review Post

I would say Woodhouse on #45, cognatus don't usually have the reddish flecks whereas the younger woodhouse's do
by herpseeker1978
January 29th, 2018, 5:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 100 Species, A 2017 in Review Post
Replies: 18
Views: 15806

Re: 100 Species, A 2017 in Review Post

Great post man! I'm taking a trip to Morro Bay this spring, we're hoping to find a lot of what you have!

#16 is actually a Desert Grassland Whiptail Aspidoscelis uniparens
by herpseeker1978
December 26th, 2017, 7:59 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Fishing in Morro Bay
Replies: 2
Views: 16693

Fishing in Morro Bay

We're taking a trip to Morro Bay, CA in March and since I am already buying a fishing license to herp, I thought I might as well bring my fishing equipment along. I know people fish off the pier there, but I have never really ocean fished. I have a lot of trout and bass fishing gear, will this work?...
by herpseeker1978
November 20th, 2017, 7:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Very cool find in New Mexico
Replies: 1
Views: 2671

Very cool find in New Mexico

I am in a few different facebook groups, one that is pretty cool is "Critters of New Mexico." Every once in a while I see something that catched my eye, and this is by far the coolest. It came across today, but doesn't mean it was found today. I am fairly certain it is an Arizona Toad, but there is ...
by herpseeker1978
November 19th, 2017, 8:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: tips on finding salamanders in CA
Replies: 5
Views: 4679

tips on finding salamanders in CA

We're going to be spend spring break (last week in March) in Morro Bay. We will be doing plenty of herping amid whale-watching, tide-pooling and other outdoors activities. I really want to see some salamanders, I don't have too much experience finding salamanders so I was hoping to get some advice o...
by herpseeker1978
August 21st, 2017, 6:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RFI: Visiting Albuquerque For Three Weeks
Replies: 16
Views: 7822

Re: RFI: Visiting Albuquerque For Three Weeks

Depends on the year, if the rains come in July it is great! August is usually better.

There are plenty of areas to herp around the metro area. PM me if and when you decide to come and we'll get you some things.

Josh
by herpseeker1978
August 20th, 2017, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID from Java
Replies: 10
Views: 5544

Re: Lizard ID from Java

Yeah, saw that after I posted it.
by herpseeker1978
August 20th, 2017, 9:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID from Java
Replies: 10
Views: 5544

Re: Lizard ID from Java

Thanks for the ID by the way!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
August 20th, 2017, 9:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID from Java
Replies: 10
Views: 5544

Re: Lizard ID from Java

It looks like a common flatail house gecko, adult with a flash light shining on it at night in situ, where house geckos hang out, hunt and crap. Why would your friends take a gecko that they found in their baggage, release in a building at night and take a photo of it with a flashlight? Dude just s...
by herpseeker1978
August 19th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID from Java
Replies: 10
Views: 5544

Lizard ID from Java

I have friends on vacation in West Java and they found this gecko in one of their bags, anyone know what it is?
Image
by herpseeker1978
July 20th, 2017, 7:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: turtle ID request
Replies: 2
Views: 3085

turtle ID request

Not my photos, found crossing a road in Anthony, NM. That is right on the TX border near El Paso. https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20228363_1605014479533164_9084014780956967930_n.jpg?oh=f5c88a0d9194a352dfaada1aad9a579c&oe=5A0ADEE7 https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20228610_1...
by herpseeker1978
July 6th, 2017, 9:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Documenting my Life List
Replies: 21
Views: 11702

Re: Documenting my Life List

Brian Hubbs wrote:That's a nice list Josh, but you need to total it up...I ain't counting all them animals... :lol:
It's not about the numbers man..... :beer:
by herpseeker1978
July 5th, 2017, 7:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Documenting my Life List
Replies: 21
Views: 11702

Re: Documenting my Life List

Here is my life list of herps, don't have a number, but here it is on a blog as of Thursday, October 20, 2011, just a tad out of date.

http://joshemms.blogspot.com/2011/10/my ... elist.html

Josh
by herpseeker1978
April 8th, 2017, 4:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: turtle ID, Albuquerque, NM
Replies: 1
Views: 2008

turtle ID, Albuquerque, NM

This was posted on facebook, found basking in a pond near the Rio Grande.

Image

Josh
by herpseeker1978
March 21st, 2017, 5:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Chameleons of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Replies: 4
Views: 3264

Re: Chameleons of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Love the shot of the two together!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
February 27th, 2017, 9:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: TwoThousandSixteen.. Reptiles and Landscapes
Replies: 8
Views: 4951

Re: TwoThousandSixteen.. Reptiles and Landscapes

Nice finds Notah! Looks like you had a good year!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
January 25th, 2017, 5:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Introduction and EOY2016 (Long)
Replies: 8
Views: 5857

Re: Introduction and EOY2016 (Long)

As Notah said, your first viridis is a Sistrurus.

Also, this:
Image
this is either A. marmorata or A. tesseleta

Josh
by herpseeker1978
December 13th, 2016, 5:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 4323

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

Very nice! Love the variation on the wandering garters!

Josh
by herpseeker1978
August 12th, 2016, 7:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Great Plains or Woodhouse's Toad?
Replies: 2
Views: 2318

Re: Great Plains or Woodhouse's Toad?

woodhouse