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by Roki
June 11th, 2013, 8:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Pics Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

Re: Field Pics Australia

These are great! Thanks for sharing them. I want to get down there so bad.
Roki
by Roki
June 11th, 2013, 8:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring in the Mojave
Replies: 7
Views: 1815

Spring in the Mojave

Thought I would share some of my trip into the heart of the Mojave with everyone. Had a good time down there this spring doing some desert tortoise work. Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o752/Roki75/IMG_1247_zps9f3cce77.jpg Love these little guys. http://i1341...
by Roki
June 11th, 2013, 7:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help identifying Wyoming lizard
Replies: 4
Views: 1148

Help identifying Wyoming lizard

I think it is a red-lipped plateau lizard, but am in a debate about it with a coworker.
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What do you guys think?

Thanks,
Roki
by Roki
April 12th, 2013, 9:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of Grand Cayman; if you hate Blue Iguanas, skip this
Replies: 20
Views: 11820

Re: Herps of Grand Cayman; if you hate Blue Iguanas, skip th

Great post! Thanks for sharing. That sea turtle picture truly is stunning. Those blue iguanas really are very impressive as well.
Cheers,
Roki
by Roki
April 10th, 2013, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: "NOT" herping in the Redwoods. Trip Report with Pics
Replies: 18
Views: 3863

Re: "NOT" herping in the Redwoods. Trip Report with Pics

Nice post. That was a sweet canyon you guys found. Love the salamander pics.
Roki
by Roki
April 10th, 2013, 11:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #51, Thailand and final days in HK
Replies: 9
Views: 5352

Re: China post #51, Thailand and final days in HK

Great post on Thailand and SE Asia. Makes me miss that place even more.
Roki
by Roki
April 10th, 2013, 11:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring in Tucson, AZ
Replies: 6
Views: 1871

Re: Spring in Tucson, AZ

Fun post. I miss working around Tucson.
by Roki
April 10th, 2013, 11:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Update: Last five days!
Replies: 9
Views: 3587

Re: Update: Last five days!

Great post of a very interesting snake species.
by Roki
April 5th, 2013, 9:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pythons and other snakes from March!
Replies: 22
Views: 5976

Re: Pythons and other snakes from March!

Another great post from you! Thanks for sharing.
Roki
by Roki
April 5th, 2013, 9:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #50, HongKong, herping with Noel
Replies: 18
Views: 6379

Re: China post #50, HongKong, herping with Noel

Thanks for sharing. I always enjoy your posts.
Roki
by Roki
April 5th, 2013, 9:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gilas and other firsts...
Replies: 11
Views: 2456

Re: Gilas and other firsts...

Awesome! I have looked so hard for Gilas and never found any. Good job.
Roki
by Roki
April 5th, 2013, 9:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Greater Earless-Sonora in Bloom!
Replies: 6
Views: 2757

Re: Greater Earless-Sonora in Bloom!

Great post. Makes me miss working around Tucson.
Roki
by Roki
April 1st, 2013, 10:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A New Snake for Borneo
Replies: 15
Views: 2698

Re: A New Snake for Borneo

That is awesome! Congrats!
by Roki
April 1st, 2013, 10:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes
Replies: 12
Views: 4366

Re: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes

I agree Jimi. The official protocol I have now seen calls for mid May to mid September. Hopefully looking to hit the ground in May-June.
by Roki
March 28th, 2013, 10:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazon Part 3, Snakes
Replies: 35
Views: 56705

Re: Peruvian Amazon Part 3, Snakes

Sweet post! I want to get down to Peru so bad! Thanks for the posts.
by Roki
March 28th, 2013, 10:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China post #49, HongKong pre-Noel
Replies: 13
Views: 4397

Re: China post #49, HongKong pre-Noel

Another great post. You guys always keep that fire of getting over to Asia alive.
by Roki
March 28th, 2013, 9:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rican amphibians- A little good news for once
Replies: 5
Views: 1992

Re: Costa Rican amphibians- A little good news for once

That is wonderful! Thanks for the update.
by Roki
March 28th, 2013, 9:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes
Replies: 12
Views: 4366

Re: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes

Ha, yes, my apologies guys. Yes, I am referring to Midget Faded rattlesnakes that many locals and apparently one of my bosses refers to as pygmy rattlers. Any ripping gladly appreciated. Just seeing if anyone knew any tips for going for rattlers in Wyoming.
Cheers,
Roki
by Roki
March 18th, 2013, 8:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in New Zealand
Replies: 16
Views: 5344

Re: Herping in New Zealand

Awesome Post! I am super jealous. I have been down there twice now and haven't had anytime to slow down and go herping in New Zealand. Thanks for sharing.
Roki
by Roki
March 18th, 2013, 8:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa 2013!!! Part 2 of 2
Replies: 8
Views: 3774

Re: South Africa 2013!!! Part 2 of 2

Incredible post! What an awesome trip. You make me want to get down there.
by Roki
March 18th, 2013, 8:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Singapore herps 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 4275

Re: Singapore herps 2013

I really enjoy these bronzeback pictures. Hope you had a great trip.
Roki
by Roki
March 18th, 2013, 8:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazon January 2013 Part 1, Amphibians
Replies: 20
Views: 28738

Re: Peruvian Amazon January 2013 Part 1, Amphibians

Great post! I am really wanting to get down to Peru. Thanks for pouring gas on those flames.
by Roki
March 18th, 2013, 7:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazon part 2 Lizards, Turtles, and Crocodilians
Replies: 15
Views: 24554

Re: Peruvian Amazon part 2 Lizards, Turtles, and Crocodilian

This and your last post are awesome! Loving all the frog shots and the one of the caimen lizard is great!
by Roki
March 18th, 2013, 7:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes
Replies: 12
Views: 4366

Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes

Hi everyone, I hope everyone on here is having a good start to the week. So, I am looking for any advice for finding pygmy rattlesnakes in the Wyoming area. I am not looking for any hot spots or information that really shouldn't be given out. I am however, looking for advice on time of day, techniqu...
by Roki
January 31st, 2013, 11:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica January 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4751

Re: Costa Rica January 2013

Guilty as charged. Super mellow viper. Yes, La Tarde was great. Also, Mike seems to be doing great. Fun guy to hang out with and very knowledgeable. I wished I had more time to spend down there.
by Roki
January 30th, 2013, 10:14 am
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Sulawesi 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 5935

Re: Sulawesi 2009

I agree with Hans, awesome adventure! Thanks for sharing the post. I might have to find a way to get out there, that is some cool stuff.
Cheers,
Roki
by Roki
January 30th, 2013, 9:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some Belated Favorites from 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 9326

Re: Some Belated Favorites from 2012

Awesome Post! These pictures are great! You guys really found a lot down in Costa Rica it looks like (frogs and snakes). Felt like I did ok on the frog this time, but hardly found any snakes so bravo to you guys. Super jealous of all the vipers you found and the awesome green basiliscus. Glad you ha...
by Roki
January 28th, 2013, 8:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica January 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4751

Re: Costa Rica January 2013

Thanks again on the ID help guys.
by Roki
January 25th, 2013, 1:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica January 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4751

Re: Costa Rica January 2013

Thanks Cbernz on the raptor id. I did have problems from the start with calling that a crested eagle, but went with it due to a local telling me that is what it was for sure. Also thanks on the litter frogs. Those I had no idea on.
by Roki
January 23rd, 2013, 12:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Indonesia, West Malaysia and Borneo 2012
Replies: 60
Views: 25802

Re: Indonesia, West Malaysia and Borneo 2012

Incredible trip and amazing posts! I thoroughly enjoyed you sharing. I am hoping to make it down there in the next year or two. Thanks for the inspiration.
by Roki
January 23rd, 2013, 10:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Alaskan Transplant 1: 2012-2013 California and Arizona
Replies: 22
Views: 5114

Re: The Alaskan Transplant 1: 2012-2013 California and Arizo

Great shots! Love the Ensatina pics!
by Roki
January 23rd, 2013, 10:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Better late than never! Belated 2012 end of year review.
Replies: 9
Views: 3283

Re: Better late than never! Belated 2012 end of year review.

Awesome shots! I am always impressed with the level of quality of the photography on here. Ha, really makes me want a better camera.
Cheers
by Roki
January 23rd, 2013, 10:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica January 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4751

Re: Costa Rica January 2013

Thanks for looking and glad you all enjoyed the pictures. Yes, I meet up with Brian while I was down there. He is a great guy and a wonderful person to go herping with. I also meet up with Mike Boston down in Puerto Jimenez and had a great time with him as well out in the interior of the Osa Peninsu...
by Roki
January 22nd, 2013, 12:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guanwu salamander, Taiwan
Replies: 7
Views: 1836

Re: Guanwu salamander, Taiwan

Those are great. Thanks for sharing.
by Roki
January 22nd, 2013, 12:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: West Malaysian Mountains Report
Replies: 23
Views: 6963

Re: West Malaysian Mountains Report

Pretty jealous, that seems like a wonderful trip. I really want to do a few weeks up there at some point. Thanks for sharing the pics and the inspiration.
Cheers
by Roki
January 22nd, 2013, 12:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Brief Summary of 2012 (Australia)
Replies: 17
Views: 11960

Re: A Brief Summary of 2012 (Australia)

Loving those shots! I hope someday to get out there and explore that amazing area.
by Roki
January 22nd, 2013, 12:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Photos from a trip to the Red Centre
Replies: 14
Views: 4242

Re: Photos from a trip to the Red Centre

Awesome shots! Thanks for sharing.
by Roki
January 22nd, 2013, 12:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New girl here, first year of herping post
Replies: 51
Views: 9872

Re: New girl here, first year of herping post

Welcome to the forum. You really have some awesome pictures there. Hope you have a wonderful year of herping and enjoy all the postings here. Some of these folks really get some amazing shots and have some pretty wonderful adventures. Here's to getting out and seeing what life has to offer. Cheers, ...
by Roki
January 22nd, 2013, 12:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica January 2013
Replies: 20
Views: 4751

Costa Rica January 2013

So, as promised here is a quick rundown of the highlights from my trip to Costa Rica. I also would like to thank those of you who gave me some helpful recommendations. I really enjoyed my time down there and I highly recommend the place. I know I was only scratching the surface, but both the Caribbe...
by Roki
December 17th, 2012, 9:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sea snakes and other stuff from Indonesia (now with video!)
Replies: 13
Views: 3512

Re: Sea snakes and other stuff from Indonesia

Amazing shots. I had tried years ago while in Fiji to take pictures successfully of banded sea kraits and only got two that are even ok. That shot of the coral reef is wonderful too. It seems rare to find reefs in good condition these days. What island is that if you don't mind me asking. I am plann...
by Roki
October 22nd, 2012, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Variety is the spice in Arizona
Replies: 9
Views: 2413

Re: Variety is the spice in Arizona

Awesome!
by Roki
October 18th, 2012, 7:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rough-skinned newts in Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Rough-skinned newts in Oregon

Found a few nice rough-skinned newts while doing some wetlands work in Oregon.

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(Taricha granulosa)

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by Roki
October 18th, 2012, 7:43 am
Forum: Reading Room
Topic: NOW IN STORES: My book "A Cobra Hijacked My Camera Bag!"
Replies: 49
Views: 68491

Re: NOW IN STORES: My book "A Cobra Hijacked My Camera Bag!"

That's awesome! Hope it does well.
by Roki
October 17th, 2012, 7:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mostly salamanders from the mountains of NC
Replies: 34
Views: 10342

Re: Mostly salamanders from the mountains of NC

Those are some great shots. Actually made me miss the east coast a bit. Which is not an easy thing to do. Reminded me of lots of afternoons hunting around the Smokeys for salamanders a long time ago. Cheers.
by Roki
October 17th, 2012, 7:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field days in Arizona
Replies: 6
Views: 2165

Re: Field days in Arizona

Ha, awesome. Thanks for correcting me guys. I was actually wondering about that.
Roki
by Roki
October 16th, 2012, 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Corcovado in January
Replies: 5
Views: 1932

Re: Corcovado in January

Thanks Antonsrkn, I am looking forward to it. I will have far fewer people in tow this time around and am looking to get my boots dirty alot more than last time. Thanks again for the heads up on the poison dart species.

Roki
by Roki
October 16th, 2012, 9:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field days in Arizona
Replies: 6
Views: 2165

Field days in Arizona

I was lucky enough to get some field work days in southern Arizona this year. Here is some of what I found. http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o752/Roki75/IMG_0911_zps951e85be.jpg Western banded gecko (Coleonyx variegatus) http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o752/Roki75/IMG_0918_zpscbf910ed.jpg Wes...
by Roki
October 15th, 2012, 2:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Corcovado in January
Replies: 5
Views: 1932

Re: Corcovado in January

Some pictures from last January in Costa Rica. http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o752/Roki75/bluejeanpoisondartfrog1_zpsa4bd89ee.jpg Blue-jean Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio)-Arenal http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o752/Roki75/EmeraldBasilisk_zpsd3eae07e.jpg Emerald Basilisk (Basi...
by Roki
October 15th, 2012, 1:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Corcovado in January
Replies: 5
Views: 1932

Corcovado in January

Hi everyone, You guys have quite the impressive website here. Last year I spent two weeks in the northern part of Costa Rica (Monteverde, Arenal, and Tamarindo) and was very surprised to find the country to be living up to it's reputation as a wildlifers dreamland. So, to the point, I am planning a ...