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by Noah M
January 9th, 2017, 9:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Weird Frog
Replies: 5
Views: 2899

Weird Frog

Has anyone seen anything that looks like this before? I found this in north central Florida. Weird squirrel? Cuban?

ImageIMG_6597-2 by Noah Mueller, on Flickr
by Noah M
December 24th, 2016, 6:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kentucky Caudates
Replies: 7
Views: 2534

Re: Kentucky Caudates

Thanks for sharing. Salamandering is quite fun and I liked the assortment you provided.
by Noah M
December 21st, 2016, 8:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year in Review - Part Two
Replies: 8
Views: 4327

Re: Year in Review - Part Two

I like the spotted best too in aprt because like Tamara, I haven't seen one either. I don't think they're in Florida, so I'll have to do some traveling to get one.
by Noah M
December 19th, 2016, 12:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades Herping Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 6835

Re: Everglades Herping Questions

I think day cruising if its warm enough would be good. I would not net anything...I wouldn't even bring a net, into the park itself. Its a national park and they really don't like people touching the animals. But if you bring a net you could try other areas like WMAs or even roadside ditches. I thin...
by Noah M
November 29th, 2016, 6:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year in Review - Part One
Replies: 10
Views: 3551

Re: Year in Review - Part One

I think despite all of the cool herp shots and finds (the kingsnake being one), my favorite photograph is the anhinga in the water about halfway through the post.
by Noah M
November 22nd, 2016, 11:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 Chapter Officer Nominations Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 5442

Re: 2017 Chapter Officer Nominations Needed

Everyone says writing a dissertation is the 'year you disappear'. Well I'm back. I am looking for a job/career and filling out applications do take a while, but I feel like I should have time to organize a meeting or something in 2017. Who knows though - maybe I get a hired somewhere that demands 80...
by Noah M
November 18th, 2016, 6:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamanders.
Replies: 8
Views: 5420

Re: Salamanders.

Yes, the diversity is amazing!
by Noah M
November 16th, 2016, 2:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 Chapter Officer Nominations Needed
Replies: 7
Views: 5442

Re: 2017 Chapter Officer Nominations Needed

I can fill a role if needed.
by Noah M
November 15th, 2016, 8:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle
Replies: 12
Views: 4429

Re: Turtle

It looks kinda like the Kinosternon we have here in Florida, so another vote for that Genus.
by Noah M
November 10th, 2016, 1:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October in Florida
Replies: 6
Views: 3604

Re: October in Florida

Cool post. The larva is actually Eurycea - not Desmognathus. :beer: My friends and I have been about evenly split on this. Some said Eurycea, others said Desmogs. I went with Desmog... Thanks dwakefield. Now I have a couple of months to find a job :o Krisbell - they were from many counties, mostly ...
by Noah M
November 5th, 2016, 12:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 EOS
Replies: 2
Views: 1886

Re: 2016 EOS

Having grown up in IN, I love that bear. Good to know they might be coming back!
by Noah M
November 5th, 2016, 5:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October in Florida
Replies: 6
Views: 3604

October in Florida

This is a repost from the SE chapter. October, give or take a few days, has been a heck of a month fo me. I hope you guys enjoy! Sept 29th Southern Hognose http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_4127-2_zps0uxjm75h.jpg Oct 1 Eastern Narrowmouth Toad http://i79.phot...
by Noah M
October 17th, 2016, 8:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall herping
Replies: 9
Views: 3801

Re: Fall herping

This is a nice selection of stuff. Hognose snakes are just cute. The young softies are nice looking too.
by Noah M
October 17th, 2016, 8:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall Break
Replies: 1
Views: 1509

Re: Fall Break

Nice. The diversity up there is astonishing!
by Noah M
October 3rd, 2016, 2:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Third Quarter 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2939

Re: Third Quarter 2016

Thanks for sharing. It might have been slow, but it looks like you've found some neat things.
by Noah M
September 10th, 2016, 11:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: some manders
Replies: 3
Views: 2419

Re: some manders

Those are nice! I'm looking forward to my trip to NC this October!
by Noah M
September 6th, 2016, 6:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mystery Eggs
Replies: 0
Views: 4879

Mystery Eggs

Some of ya'll might enjoy this thread of mine.
http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/vie ... 35&t=23725
by Noah M
September 6th, 2016, 6:15 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mystery Eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 12676

Re: Mystery Eggs

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by Noah M
September 6th, 2016, 6:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What Color is this Ribbon
Replies: 5
Views: 2983

Re: What Color is this Ribbon

At least we can agree they're eastern ribbon snakes :beer:
by Noah M
September 6th, 2016, 6:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Brooks Kingsnakes and a Pygmy
Replies: 3
Views: 2176

Re: Brooks Kingsnakes and a Pygmy

Nice king!
by Noah M
September 5th, 2016, 7:33 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mystery Eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 12676

Re: Mystery Eggs

How they looked on the day they were found. http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_20160626_145937_5531_zpss45z3zkz.jpg How they looked 2 months later. http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_20160828_123927_1271_zpsdvusbxzc.jpg ...
by Noah M
September 3rd, 2016, 10:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What Color is this Ribbon
Replies: 5
Views: 2983

Re: What Color is this Ribbon

I think there are blue-stripes in Wakulla too, for what its worth. I've been going back and forth on a lot of these. I found the ribbon pictured below 100% certainly in blue-stripe range, but it isn't blue. It is more green. I wouldn't call is a peninsular ribbon by location alone, but the coloratio...
by Noah M
September 3rd, 2016, 5:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spadefoots & Hermine
Replies: 2
Views: 1784

Re: Spadefoots & Hermine

Here are some other photos from Hermine. Found this guy under my boards (Pine Woods Littersnake) http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_3027-2_zps6v8pitj3.jpg Eastern Narrowmouth Toads http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_3045...
by Noah M
September 2nd, 2016, 9:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spadefoots & Hermine
Replies: 2
Views: 1784

Spadefoots & Hermine

Last night Hermine hit Florida. My wife wasn't too thrilled about doing some road cruising so I poked around the neighborhood in the rain. Matt, those tadpoles may be spadefoots because this video from that pond. That single pond had squirrel tree frogs, cuban tree frogs, eastern narrowmouth toads, ...
by Noah M
September 1st, 2016, 3:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What Color is this Ribbon
Replies: 5
Views: 2983

What Color is this Ribbon

Found in the southwestern half of Dixie County, FL. What color would you call this? What subspecies would you call it? http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_3010-2_zpslbcj1b2i.jpg Also found this juvi Brown Water, which was a pleasant surprise for Dixie County. h...
by Noah M
September 1st, 2016, 3:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Noah M. - Cottonmouth range and proposal for new taxon.
Replies: 2
Views: 2054

Re: Noah M. - Cottonmouth range and proposal for new taxon.

Thanks! Everything I see around me is Florida for sure. I never had to learn the differences. Thank you for sharing.
by Noah M
August 28th, 2016, 7:48 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mystery Eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 12676

Re: Mystery Eggs

I have taken a few pics already. I can try to get them up this week. So far nothing is shiny or sweaty. Also, I made little depressions for them so they wouldn't roll around too much . The vermiculite is still moist, though less so. I made a depression for a red solo cup too. A friend suggested that...
by Noah M
August 28th, 2016, 7:46 am
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Mystery Eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 12676

Mystery Eggs

Hello all. 63 days ago (June 26th) I found 7 ~1.5" long eggs under my garden boards. I put them in a bucket with damp vermiculite and have let them sit. I kept them upright as I found them, but spread them out a bit. The temperature is kept between 76 (night) and 80F (day). I'm 90% certain they are ...
by Noah M
August 27th, 2016, 6:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Finally wrapped up Lampropeltis for Florida.
Replies: 6
Views: 3126

Re: Finally wrapped up Lampropeltis for Florida.

Croakersoaker wrote:Awesome I found a dor a few weeks ago near sopchoppy.hoping to find a live one soon now that i know there in the area
DOR rainbow?
by Noah M
August 26th, 2016, 6:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field herping in Central Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 3543

Re: Field herping in Central Florida

I would not capture from a state park to hold for pictures. Just do in situ shots or pose it up right there and do your best.

There are herps everywhere in this state. In my apartment complex property I've seen probably two dozen species.
by Noah M
August 26th, 2016, 4:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping 8-14 through 8-18
Replies: 8
Views: 4070

Re: Herping 8-14 through 8-18

Yeah, probably best to focus on school right now if you're about to graduate. As for the fence, I would recommend a less-trafficked area as well. Areas of frequent human activity can deter some animals from moving through, keeping them away from the fence. If you finish and get it up this winter (w...
by Noah M
August 25th, 2016, 3:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field herping in Central Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 3543

Re: Field herping in Central Florida

Can you give more specifics as to what you're looking for? If you just want to see anything, walking the edge of a pond should turn up some things.
by Noah M
August 24th, 2016, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping 8-14 through 8-18
Replies: 8
Views: 4070

Re: Herping 8-14 through 8-18

The drift fence was taken down before the burn back in May, and then I haven't put it back up. It was up for about 6 months and produced some pretty nice things. However, most of the snakes were released before I could see them or photograph them. We're toying with the idea of putting it up again in...
by Noah M
August 23rd, 2016, 5:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping 8-14 through 8-18
Replies: 8
Views: 4070

Re: Herping 8-14 through 8-18

Sounds like a good trip all around. I've still yet to cruise a pine too. Thanks for sharing!
by Noah M
August 11th, 2016, 1:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Appalachicola National Forest
Replies: 16
Views: 4601

Re: Herping Appalachicola National Forest

I typically find scarlet snakes later in the night, very often the last snake of the night. But then again I don't typically herp past midnight.
by Noah M
August 10th, 2016, 7:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 3122

Re: Some stuff

Simus, Yes, the coastal wetlands is where you find the true blues. But the question is abundace. I feel like you'll have better luck finding "blueish" garters by the uplands than "true blues" by the coast because of the numbers. Its not a matter of where, but how many. But this is all speculation. A...
by Noah M
August 10th, 2016, 6:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 3122

Re: Some stuff

In my limited experience it seems like really pretty blues, but arguably not true blues, are farther away from the coast a bit on the edge by the uplands. Perhaps these are more abundant too? I actually find them to the most stunning because they often have a yellow stripe and I like how it contrast...
by Noah M
August 9th, 2016, 8:23 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Bug Survey
Replies: 2
Views: 9126

Re: Bug Survey

Can anybody tell me the spider species in the last photo?
by Noah M
August 9th, 2016, 8:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 3122

Re: Some stuff

I decided to add some birds too. Spoonbills http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_1246-3_zpskye6twmv.jpg http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016%20Wildlife/IMG_1280-2_zpsyjniiydp.jpg Swallow-tail Kite http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/cap...
by Noah M
August 9th, 2016, 8:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Appalachicola National Forest
Replies: 16
Views: 4601

Re: Herping Appalachicola National Forest

Carl D. May wrote: early morning road cruising or hiking can produce box turtles. Especially if there's been rain.
Ha! Quite true. We did find a box turtle while hiking in the rain!
by Noah M
August 9th, 2016, 8:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff
Replies: 8
Views: 3122

Some stuff

I have a bit of a break between the end of summer and the start of the fall semester. Here are a few things from July 16 to now. I've also seen several other things (e.g. water snakes) but I only have voucher photos of those which you can see on HERP. Squirrel Tree Frog http://i79.photobucket.com/al...
by Noah M
August 8th, 2016, 9:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Appalachicola National Forest
Replies: 16
Views: 4601

Re: Herping Appalachicola National Forest

Eastern glasses may be longer, but by that age they wouldn't look like this. The other option based on the color is mimicus , my favorite of the four. But most are much smaller than a couple of feet. Eastern slender is more likely, but this is also why I said I couldn't say with 100% certainty. I tr...
by Noah M
August 8th, 2016, 6:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Appalachicola National Forest
Replies: 16
Views: 4601

Re: Herping Appalachicola National Forest

Cool & thanks. I can't be 100% sure, but it looks like an eastern slender glass lizard. Florida has 4 species of glass lizard and I think the eastern slenders are the longest of them.
by Noah M
August 7th, 2016, 8:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Appalachicola National Forest
Replies: 16
Views: 4601

Re: Herping Appalachicola National Forest

Carl D. May wrote: You've discovered a very cool part of Florida and have only scratched the surface. I wish you countless hours of interesting times there!
x2

Enjoy the area. Lots of neat stuff there. Do you have any other pics of the glass lizard? I love those.
by Noah M
August 4th, 2016, 1:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Civil War turtle photo "in situ"
Replies: 4
Views: 2950

Re: Civil War turtle photo "in situ"

[email protected]

If you still see this.
by Noah M
July 30th, 2016, 2:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tadpoles
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

Tadpoles

I looked through Matt's post here http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=22489 (why is this not a sticky?) I think I have all of them IDed correctly, but one I'm not sure about, so I'll put it first. What the heck is this? http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j122/captainjack0000/2016...
by Noah M
July 18th, 2016, 4:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Happy World Snake Day!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2840

Re: Happy World Snake Day!!!

Thank you. I'm hoping to have a good July and August too. I wish you good luck as well. I've been cruising Timber country around here like crazy and haven't had any luck. It had been dry for a while, but now it seems like the rains are picking up, which has been good for the frogs. I have a lot on m...
by Noah M
July 17th, 2016, 4:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Happy World Snake Day!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2840

Re: Happy World Snake Day!!!

Yeah, a buddy has some boards out, and for about a month straight he was finding one a week under them. I came out on one of the days.