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by geckoguy747
January 27th, 2015, 11:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: if anyone is wondering what i've been up to
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

if anyone is wondering what i've been up to

i sort of fell into Cyclura conservation last year.
http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/vie ... =2&t=21370
by geckoguy747
January 27th, 2015, 11:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: so i sort of fell into cyclura conservation last year
Replies: 1
Views: 1387

so i sort of fell into cyclura conservation last year

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C. lewisi on grand cayman, june 2014.


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C. pinguis on guana island, october 2014.


the best year of my life so far!
josh
by geckoguy747
July 16th, 2014, 11:04 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: A Leucistic Red-tail Hawk that I Saw Today
Replies: 10
Views: 6106

Re: A Leucistic Red-tail Hawk that I Saw Today

jonathan, i worked with one at moonridge zoo that matches that description. unfortunately i don't have any photos of her. she's definitely the prettiest redtail i've seen.
josh
by geckoguy747
May 8th, 2014, 10:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Live Reptile & Amphibian Show on May 18
Replies: 6
Views: 2393

Re: Live Reptile & Amphibian Show on May 18

that is awesome!! wish i could make it, but that's a big weekend at work. one of these days we'll have to get out and do some herping again.
congrats nicholas!
josh
by geckoguy747
January 3rd, 2014, 11:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013- A Naturalist's Year
Replies: 15
Views: 3926

Re: 2013- A Naturalist's Year

wow, jim! what an incredible year!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 20th, 2013, 6:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NEW CDFW REGULATIONS
Replies: 130
Views: 25286

NEW CDFW REGULATIONS

hey guys, just thought i'd give you a heads up that there were several changes made to the 2013-2014 amphibian and reptile regulations effective as of MARCH 1, 2013. eight species of amphibian and three species of reptile have been removed from the list of species authorized for take with a sport fi...
by geckoguy747
January 24th, 2013, 11:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: This ones for real
Replies: 9
Views: 1730

Re: This ones for real

nice!
by geckoguy747
January 3rd, 2013, 1:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Here's to a very productive 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3114

Re: Here's to a very productive 2013

this is the coolest picture ever! your bobcat post is awesome too!
happy new year!
josh
by geckoguy747
December 11th, 2012, 7:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Reg. Ed Spec.
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

Re: Reg. Ed Spec.

i'm still not totally sure how regional officer appointment/elections work, but i definitely second lucas as the northern california education specialist.
josh
by geckoguy747
November 28th, 2012, 4:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nominations for 2013 California Chap. Educational Specialist
Replies: 12
Views: 2209

Re: Nominations for 2013 California Chap. Educational Specia

considering how inactive i was this year, and not knowing if i'll be able to be more involved next year, i'm going to have to decline. thank you guys very much for the consideration though. i think jeff is an excellent candidate for the position and i fully support his nomination.
josh
by geckoguy747
June 3rd, 2012, 2:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Canadian spring herping photos
Replies: 9
Views: 3455

Re: Canadian spring herping photos

that first garter shot is awesome!
josh
by geckoguy747
June 2nd, 2012, 10:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: hey rosy guys
Replies: 10
Views: 2402

Re: hey rosy guys

so as not to upset anybody i won't get specific. i'll just say that it's from the san bernardino mountains, and i doubt anyone other than employees have seen a boa from there.
by geckoguy747
June 1st, 2012, 10:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring! (Crote heavy as per usual).
Replies: 33
Views: 10827

Re: Spring! (Crote heavy as per usual).

wow! this is one of the coolest posts i've seen! while all your photography is excellent, i have to say the bird shots are probably my favorites.
josh
by geckoguy747
June 1st, 2012, 10:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: hey rosy guys
Replies: 10
Views: 2402

hey rosy guys

i bet you haven't seen one from this locality before. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7072/7317006880_91b3d1b307_b.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7221/7317004976_208a757fda_b.jpg a friend of mine brought him to me after rescuing him from a cement quarry where his habitat is being destroyed and he w...
by geckoguy747
May 31st, 2012, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some high elevation finds from the San Gabriels
Replies: 18
Views: 3130

Re: Some high elevation finds from the San Gabriels

awesome post, guys!
josh
by geckoguy747
May 28th, 2012, 8:59 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: One of my favorites gone almost 3 years, I still have him!
Replies: 3
Views: 1226

Re: One of my favorites gone almost 3 years, I still have hi

cool pics of the ringneck feeding behavior! that's not something we see very often.
josh
by geckoguy747
May 28th, 2012, 8:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 7683

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

scott, that would be awesome! i'll have to see if i can swing it.
josh
by geckoguy747
May 28th, 2012, 8:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sonora Islands, Mexico - Spring 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 5226

Re: Sonora Islands, Mexico - Spring 2012

looks like an awesome trip. your dickersonae shot is way cool! that blue is so intense, and i love that you captured his lady in the background. it's always nice to see a post in which the lizards get the spotlight.
josh
by geckoguy747
May 26th, 2012, 5:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 7683

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

great photos as always, scott. i especially like the eclipse/iguana shot. i look forward to seeing yours too, rob.
josh
by geckoguy747
May 25th, 2012, 2:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What a spectacle!
Replies: 14
Views: 2418

Re: What a spectacle!

wow! that thing's beautiful!
josh
by geckoguy747
May 25th, 2012, 10:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hit me with your best shot!
Replies: 20
Views: 3693

Re: Hit me with your best shot!

some great shots so far guys! this is probably my favorite herp shot to date.
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i'm also quite fond of this one.
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josh
by geckoguy747
May 25th, 2012, 9:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 - Shades of oreganus
Replies: 31
Views: 6576

Re: 2012 - Shades of oreganus

this is an awesome thread! so many cool snakes!
josh
by geckoguy747
May 23rd, 2012, 9:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: so i went fishing a couple weeks ago...
Replies: 15
Views: 2697

Re: so i went fishing a couple weeks ago...

brad, that's exactly what it is! both the hammondii and the elegans were found a few weeks apart within a hundred yards of each other in the same creek in the san bernardino mountains. owen, you're right. it's pretty incredible! derek, that avatar really is too much! jim, sorry i haven't been very a...
by geckoguy747
May 23rd, 2012, 5:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: so i went fishing a couple weeks ago...
Replies: 15
Views: 2697

so i went fishing a couple weeks ago...

at one of my favorite spots on my way home from school. as i was letting my lure drift downstream i saw some motion out of the corner of my eye. i looked up, and what did i see? this nice big two-striped garter cruising along the bank directly across from me! i didn't have my camera with me, so i sn...
by geckoguy747
May 23rd, 2012, 4:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What a weird night
Replies: 23
Views: 3315

Re: What a weird night

man, i should've gone!
by geckoguy747
April 25th, 2012, 7:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What a night.
Replies: 1
Views: 1003

Re: What a night.

that's awesome! i just experienced the same build up from two or three frogs to a full blown chorus friday night. probably one of my favorite herping nights yet! mine were baja california treefrogs. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7127/6968586446_d2127af0ca_c.jpg western toads joined in on the fun, to...
by geckoguy747
April 20th, 2012, 12:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in the Bay Area
Replies: 46
Views: 4957

Re: Herping in the Bay Area

now i REALLY wish i would have made it up there! there are a lot of animals in here i would have loved to have seen. sounds like you guys had a great time!
josh
by geckoguy747
April 12th, 2012, 5:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Berdo boys Birthday bash...
Replies: 15
Views: 2160

Re: Berdo boys Birthday bash...

thanks everyone for the birthday wishes! and thanks, jim, for making it a great one! here are a few of my shots from the day. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7254/7072152815_f87e0f79fd_c.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7190/7072156037_f76a0e1281_c.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7072/7072158093_ff...
by geckoguy747
April 8th, 2012, 12:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Santa Cruz Survey #4
Replies: 53
Views: 7304

Re: Santa Cruz Survey #4

wow! looks like it was a great day! i'm bummed i couldn't make it up there for it. maybe next time.
josh
by geckoguy747
April 5th, 2012, 11:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Death March
Replies: 6
Views: 1563

Re: Death March

that long-toed is awesome!
josh
by geckoguy747
April 3rd, 2012, 10:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips Planned for 2012 -Update for April 28 Trip
Replies: 26
Views: 4220

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips Planned for 2012

the coach wasn't actually on tejon ranch property. mike waters took us to one of his boardlines before we got started. it was cool to see a big one! i'd found my lifer two days earlier, but it was just a little guy. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7263/7038051491_d5e6e6e006_c.jpg the king was very exc...
by geckoguy747
April 2nd, 2012, 11:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips Planned for 2012 -Update for April 28 Trip
Replies: 26
Views: 4220

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips Planned for 2012

here are a few of my shots from the 3/31 trip. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7240/6894977702_509ac4fd33_c.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7140/6894978294_f9a12b4be2_c.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7038/7041092283_b6c45fd59c_c.jpg http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7056/7041080021_894b820bf6_c.jpg h...
by geckoguy747
April 1st, 2012, 3:59 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: where is the NAFHA links sticky?
Replies: 7
Views: 2430

Re: where is the NAFHA links sticky?

i used that thread all the time, too, and i would like to see it brought back. luckily this one was still in my history: http://www.naherp.com/taxon.php?user=1
josh
by geckoguy747
April 1st, 2012, 3:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring and All (March Finds)
Replies: 14
Views: 2361

Re: Spring and All (March Finds)

nice post, jim! a lot of very cool critters! the more you guys post, the more i want to get back up there, but i don't see that being a possibility anytime soon. congrats on the king! i just saw my first wild king ever, at the tejon ranch yesterday!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 30th, 2012, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CA Herp Tracking Trip Part 3 (San Diego and the Low Desert)
Replies: 11
Views: 2647

Re: CA Herp Tracking Trip Part 3 (San Diego and the Low Dese

that shot of the speck scaling the rock face is awesome! and i'm stoked to you got such a good tort tracking account for your book!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 25th, 2012, 11:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Santa Cruz Survey #4
Replies: 53
Views: 7304

Re: Santa Cruz Survey #4

i really really want to be there, but i just can't make it work this time. everyone have a blast! i can't wait to see the pictures!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 21st, 2012, 7:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: prettiest helleri pair ever?
Replies: 9
Views: 1662

Re: prettiest helleri pair ever?

wow! beautiful!
by geckoguy747
March 19th, 2012, 12:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: has it really been 2 years? Norcal winter...
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: has it really been 2 years? Norcal winter...

very cool post! i echo the tiger comments!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 17th, 2012, 5:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Now That's a Fence Lizard!
Replies: 4
Views: 1981

Re: Now That's a Fence Lizard!

i remember that lizard. the pictures really don't do it justice! this is the only other one i've seen that comes close to looking like it, found in the san bernardino mountains.

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josh
by geckoguy747
March 17th, 2012, 11:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tubular Trip
Replies: 27
Views: 4686

Re: Tubular Trip

oh, and one more thing, when we got to the lava tubes the air temp was about 66 degrees, but the rock was already reading 108!
by geckoguy747
March 17th, 2012, 11:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tubular Trip
Replies: 27
Views: 4686

Re: Tubular Trip

i had a blast! we may not have found much, but it was great meeting lucas and fil, and what we did find was pretty awesome! that habitat was definitely pretty insane. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7201/6988224631_e53565f821_b.jpg those dark side-blotched lizards were a trip. http://farm8.staticflick...
by geckoguy747
March 13th, 2012, 9:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Top 5 of 2011 - A different slant on a year in review.
Replies: 10
Views: 2483

Re: Top 5 of 2011 - A different slant on a year in review.

rob, i'm always stoked when i see you've made a new post, and this is why! awesome as usual!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 9th, 2012, 11:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in Taiwan - The Book - DONE!
Replies: 52
Views: 48650

Re: Herping in Taiwan - The Book - DONE!

awesome! i can't wait!
josh
by geckoguy747
March 9th, 2012, 11:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sabah, Borneo photos....
Replies: 37
Views: 7908

Re: Sabah, Borneo photos....

a blood python?! seriously?! awesome!
by geckoguy747
March 4th, 2012, 9:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Drought Double Down
Replies: 28
Views: 4992

Re: Drought Double Down

dude! EPIC!!! seriously!
by geckoguy747
March 4th, 2012, 2:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Grammar time for the "word challenged" among us...
Replies: 55
Views: 7897

Re: Grammar time for the "word challenged" among us...

"if i find a bigger snake then yours, than i'll be having more fun then a barrel of monkeys!" am i doing it right? :lol:
by geckoguy747
March 2nd, 2012, 9:53 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Tips for photographing skitish snakes.
Replies: 17
Views: 6625

Re: Tips for photographing skitish snakes.

Thanks for the advice, that glass lizard is awesome you must have had a very wide lens to be inches away. Julian it also helps that our california legless lizards are way smaller than your glass lizards, only about seven inches long or so as adults. here's a little guy i turned up a few weeks ago n...
by geckoguy747
March 2nd, 2012, 1:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip up the coast to Northern California
Replies: 20
Views: 5741

Re: Trip up the coast to Northern California

awesome post jonathan! i've been wanting to get back up north so bad!
josh
by geckoguy747
February 27th, 2012, 3:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AL herping 2012, capito et al
Replies: 20
Views: 4440

Re: AL herping 2012, capito et al

such cool frogs! the egg laying sequence is awesome!
josh