Arizona Part 1.

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Jeremy Wright
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Arizona Part 1.

Post by Jeremy Wright » August 7th, 2017, 9:45 pm

I've been lucky enough to have scheduled 2 trips to Southern Arizona this summer, the first of which I have just completed as of a week ago. The scenery and landscape never fail to amaze me.
Here are some finds from my first trip.
Monsoon season in Southern Arizona means lots of incredible clouds and fascinating insects.

ImageView towards Madera Canyon by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageView towards Madera Canyon by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageSanta Cruz County, Arizona by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageEyed Click Beetle by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageUnidentified grasshopper by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

And obviously, some of the coolest Reptiles and Amphibians in the US in my opinion.

ImageCanyon Treefrog by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageMexican Spadefoot Toad by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageNorthern Black-tailed Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageNorthern Black-tailed Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageDesert Kingsnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageTiger Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageTiger Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageTiger Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageTiger Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageMountain Patch-nosed Snake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageArizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageArizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageArizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageArizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageArizona Coralsnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageSonoran Coralsnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

ImageBanded Rock Rattlesnake by Jeremy Wright Photography, on Flickr

Once I complete my second trip I'll put together a more thorough post with dialogue and some entertaining stories.
Happy herping,
Jeremy

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Jeremy Wright » August 7th, 2017, 9:47 pm

Also, I've been confused with the patchnose and the various subspecies that overlap. If my id is incorrect, please help me sort it out! It was found at ~5000 feet in Santa Cruz county.

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by blacktara » August 8th, 2017, 7:19 am

Great pics - love em all but especially the coral and the tiger

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Fieldherper » August 8th, 2017, 8:46 am

Amazing shots of a beautiful area. Great finds as well. Love the Micruroides--one of the more unpredictable finds (for me at least).

FH

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Owen » August 8th, 2017, 5:24 pm

Your Alaus zunianus is spectacular and that Micruroides, she is a beauty.

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by JakeScott » August 8th, 2017, 5:44 pm

Very good job! I'll be there in a couple of weeks...cannot wait.

-Jake

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Kelly Mc » August 8th, 2017, 10:00 pm

God I love those little rattlesnakes.

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Nicholas » August 9th, 2017, 9:23 am

Sweet post, Jeremy!
The landscape and macro shots at the beginning are amazing. You found some pretty awesome herps that make me very jealous. Looking forward to more.
Nicholas

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by dwakefield » August 9th, 2017, 12:47 pm

Amazing shots of great species. Can't wait till your next post to read some of the anecdotes from your trips.

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Jeremy Wright » August 10th, 2017, 12:49 pm

blacktara wrote:Great pics - love em all but especially the coral and the tiger
Fieldherper wrote:Amazing shots of a beautiful area. Great finds as well. Love the Micruroides--one of the more unpredictable finds (for me at least).

FH
Owen wrote:Your Alaus zunianus is spectacular and that Micruroides, she is a beauty.
JakeScott wrote:Very good job! I'll be there in a couple of weeks...cannot wait.

-Jake
Kelly Mc wrote:God I love those little rattlesnakes.
Nicholas wrote:Sweet post, Jeremy!
The landscape and macro shots at the beginning are amazing. You found some pretty awesome herps that make me very jealous. Looking forward to more.
Nicholas
dwakefield wrote:Amazing shots of great species. Can't wait till your next post to read some of the anecdotes from your trips.
Thank you all! Jake, best of luck on your trip. It's truly an incredible area and always a great experience.

Jeremy

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by TJA » August 11th, 2017, 10:05 am

A lot of great images and finds. Love the tiger rattlesnake.

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Re: Arizona Part 1.

Post by Jeff » August 14th, 2017, 5:07 am

The patchnose is a Big Bend. Mountains have a single, wide black stripe on each side:
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