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Elí
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OAXACA

Post by Elí » June 10th, 2012, 4:11 pm

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Crotalus molossus oaxacus

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C. molossus oaxacus

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Thamnophis lineri

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Craugastor mexicanus

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Sceloporus formosus


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Xenosaurus phalaroanthereon

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Xenosaurus phalaroanthereon

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Xenosaurus phalaroanthereon

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Mabuya unimarginata



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Mesaspis juarezi

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Sceloporus mucronatus


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Sceloporus spinosus

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Sceloporus formosus

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S. formosus


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Hyla euphorbiacea

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Lithobates spectabilis

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L spectabilis

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Sceloporus siniferus

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Anolis quercorum


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Sceloporus mucronatus

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Habitat

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Habitat

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Habitat

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Costa de Oaxaca

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Lepidochelys olivacea

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Lepidochelys olivacea

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Lepidochelys olivacea

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Re: OAXACA

Post by kyle loucks » June 10th, 2012, 4:20 pm

Exquisite photography!

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Post by MaartenSFS » June 10th, 2012, 4:53 pm

Some nice shots, there. Very colourful lizards.

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Post by monklet » June 10th, 2012, 5:43 pm

You're bringing some great stuff to this forum. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: 8-) Hope ya keep at it :D

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Neil M » June 10th, 2012, 5:45 pm

Incredible photos, I love this post! The blues and greens on some of those lizards are insane.
-Neil

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Post by gbin » June 10th, 2012, 5:46 pm

Nice photography of lovely animals and settings!

Gerry

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Post by scottriv » June 10th, 2012, 6:03 pm

Those scelops were cool!

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Post by Jason B » June 10th, 2012, 6:31 pm

Wow! Cool area and excellent photos.

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Kelly Mc » June 11th, 2012, 5:52 am

Are lizards always chilled to be photographed? Is it a conventional practice to do so and generally accepted in field herping?

I am an apelike novice at taking pics. But my previous roommate was a birder and I am wondering what the difference is if getting shots of a bird is possible

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Post by Reptiluvr » June 11th, 2012, 9:14 am

Awesome photography! I'm so annoyed that the Sceloporus in my area are so dull and boring compared to those. I am absolutely stunned by the sunset Lepidochelys picture! That's pretty lucky to have gotten one laying so early and during such a beautiful sunset.

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Re: OAXACA

Post by chrish » June 11th, 2012, 10:14 am

Eli,

Great stuff. That S. mucronatus is amazing. I have only seen them around central Mexico where they were quite drab. That's a stunning lizard!
Kelly Mc wrote:Are lizards always chilled to be photographed? Is it a conventional practice to do so and generally accepted in field herping?
Not by responsible herpers. If you can't take a photo without chilling the animal, just don't take the photo. No one needs a photo bad enough to chill (or exhaust) an animal.

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Tracer » June 11th, 2012, 10:42 am

I love southern Mexican herps! Nice photos.

Tracer

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Re: OAXACA

Post by gbin » June 11th, 2012, 11:27 am

chrish wrote:
Kelly Mc wrote:Are lizards always chilled to be photographed? Is it a conventional practice to do so and generally accepted in field herping?
Not by responsible herpers. If you can't take a photo without chilling the animal, just don't take the photo. No one needs a photo bad enough to chill (or exhaust) an animal.
I used to chill lizards to make it easier to photograph them when I was a young man in AZ. I don't honestly know whether it harms them in any way (has anyone ever actually examined this?), but I do know that I never felt good about it and wouldn't do it now. Of course, I'm much happier with just a memory (with or without a photograph) these days, too.

Gerry

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Mulebrother » June 11th, 2012, 12:40 pm

Stupendous. That is all.

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Joe Farah » June 11th, 2012, 1:48 pm

Man this is cool. I've always wanted to go to that region. I believe there are Ungaliophis there, right?

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Post by Elí » June 11th, 2012, 4:06 pm

I´m only aware of Ungaliophis in Chiapas...not sure about the presence on Oaxaca.

Exiliboa is a dwarf boa that I´m looking for here in Oaxaca mountais...

Saludos

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Post by ThomWild » June 11th, 2012, 6:54 pm

All I can say is wow! Very impressive shots of even more impressive herps, well done.

Any chance spotting cachryx in that area?

-Thomas

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Re: OAXACA

Post by [email protected] » June 11th, 2012, 9:19 pm

Incredible pics! Nice job!

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Post by Fieldnotes » June 11th, 2012, 9:27 pm

AmAzing!!!!!!! :beer:

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Post by Martti Niskanen » June 12th, 2012, 12:01 am

Fan-bloody-tastic!

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Don Cascabel » June 12th, 2012, 4:27 pm

Eli:

Exiliboa I think is rather easy to turn up... I have only found one personally but that was in two attempts, with probably only about 8 hours of total searching time invested, if that... they turned up pretty quickly, and so did Cryophis. Contact me on Facebook if you want more info.

Cheers,

Don Cascabel

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Re: OAXACA

Post by moloch » June 14th, 2012, 12:50 am

Excellent post, Eli. Loved the colours of that Sceloporus mucronatus. It has to be one of the nicest. It was great to see so many unusual herps that rarely appear on the forum.

Regards,
David

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Re: OAXACA

Post by Elí » June 17th, 2012, 7:02 pm

moloch wrote:Excellent post, Eli. Loved the colours of that Sceloporus mucronatus. It has to be one of the nicest. It was great to see so many unusual herps that rarely appear on the forum.

Regards,
David

Saludos estimado Moloch

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