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Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by orionmystery » January 1st, 2017, 3:04 am

Some of my favorite herp pics of 2016.

Red-headed Krait (Bungarus flaviceps), Peninsula Malaysia. Although highly venomous, they are usually very shy and docile. Peninsula Malaysia.
ImageBungarus flaviceps_MG_4954 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

A smallish Blue Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis cyanochloris) i found one night, Peninsular Malaysia. What a beauty!
ImageDendrelaphis cyanochloris_MG_5346 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Really stoked to have found this cute little neonate Scarce Wolf Snake/Dusky Wolf Snake (Lycodon effraenis). Even though it's not a lifer for me, it's still the first juvenile I have ever seen. Peninsular Malaysia.
ImageLycodon effraenis_MG_5469 copy (2) by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Specklebelly Keelback (Rhabdophis chrysargos), Peninsula Malaysia.
ImageRhabdophis chrysargos_MG_4856 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Up close with a Malayan Bridle Snake (Dryocalamus subannulatus). Venus Optics - Laowa15mm on a 70D, diffused 270EX on hot shoe, Malaysia.
ImageDryocalamus subannulatus IMG_9001 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

A beautiful White-spotted Cat Snake (Boiga drapiezii) I found recently, or maybe it's Boiga bengkuluensis? Peninsular Malaysia.
ImageBoiga drapiezii_MG_5290 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Finally! Kopstein's Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis kopsteini), Selangor, Malaysia.
ImageDendrelaphis kopsteini_MG_3386 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

My, what big eyes you have! <3. Juvenile White-bellied Rat Snake (Ptyas fusca), Peninsula Malaysia.
ImagePtyas fusca_MG_4324 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

A good looking male Wagler's Pit Viper (Tropidolaemus wagleri) from Peninsular Malaysia.
ImageTropidolaemus wagleri_MG_5312 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

A super cute juvenile Black-headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps). Its head was beginning to turn dark! West Malaysia.
ImageBoiga nigriceps_MG_4880 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Up close with a gorgeous Jasper Cat Snake (Boiga jaspidea), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
ImageBoiga jaspidea_MG_1755 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Check out this stunning Elegant Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis formosus). Gorgeous colors and huge eyes. Too beautiful, too cute <3 , Peninsular Malaysia.
ImageDendrelaphis formosus_MG_4255 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Stunning little Red-tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum) from Peninsula Malaysia.
ImageGonyosoma oxycephalum_MG_4452 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Awesome dragon! Kinabalu Crested Dragon (Hypsicalotes kinabaluensis)
ImageHypsicalotes kinabaluensis_MG_9631 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Green-eyed Gecko / Large Forest Gecko (Gekko smithii). About 6.5 inches from snout to vent. Not the largest I have ever seen. Negeri Sembilan, Peninsula Malaysia.
ImageGekko smithii_MG_3467 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr


Backlit shot of a Kuhl's Flying Gecko (Ptychozoon kuhli). You will see the webbed feet and membranes on the abdomen between the limbs, and the spatula tail too.
ImagePtychozoon kuhli_MG_7057 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Up close with a handsome male Great Anglehead Lizard (Gonocephalus grandis), Selangor, Malaysia.
ImageGonocephalus grandis_MG_1879 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

The only frog that can look grumpy but still handsome at the same time! Malayan Horned Frog / Long-nosed Horned Frog / Malayan Leaf Frog (Megophrys nasuta). <3 . West Malaysia.
ImageMegophrys nasuta_MG_4869 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

Up close with a Wallace's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus). Peninsula Malaysia.
ImageRhacophorus nigropalmatus_MG_4466 copy by Kurt (Orionmystery) G, on Flickr

More here: Best of 2016 http://orionmystery.blogspot.my/2017/01 ... -2016.html

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Re: Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by Fieldnotes » January 2nd, 2017, 2:16 am

Those are pictures to be proud of—they're amazing. Happy New Year :beer:

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Re: Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by orionmystery » January 3rd, 2017, 12:03 am

Fieldnotes wrote:Those are pictures to be proud of—they're amazing. Happy New Year :beer:
Thanks! Happy New Year!

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Re: Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by dwakefield » January 3rd, 2017, 5:55 am

Awesome shots! Those bronzebacks are stunning!

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Re: Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by orionmystery » January 3rd, 2017, 5:47 pm

dwakefield wrote:Awesome shots! Those bronzebacks are stunning!
Thanks!

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Re: Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by numpty » January 3rd, 2017, 7:15 pm

Absolutely beautiful!

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Re: Favorite Herp Pics of 2016

Post by orionmystery » January 4th, 2017, 4:51 am

numpty wrote:Absolutely beautiful!
Thank you, numpty!

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