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by Ecto Hunter
January 10th, 2017, 6:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hooked on 2016. La,Tx,NM, Yucatan. EOY
Replies: 17
Views: 5794

Re: Hooked on 2016. La,Tx,NM, Yucatan. EOY

beautiful shots, Armin

- Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
January 10th, 2017, 6:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Since last time
Replies: 2
Views: 1516

Since last time

Unfortunately, I haven't made much time to herp (let alone inhabit this forum) after spending the 2016 summer in Costa Rica. Here I'll post what little I have seen since I've been back stateside. Mole Kingsnake Lampropetis rhombomaculata https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5206/29423764253_438aeb982c_c.jp...
by Ecto Hunter
January 10th, 2017, 8:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 - A good year pt. 2
Replies: 11
Views: 3429

Re: 2016 - A good year pt. 2

Wow, sensory overload! Killer stuff, favorite being the Conecuh pine...
by Ecto Hunter
January 10th, 2017, 8:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fourth Quarter 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2109

Re: Fourth Quarter 2016

Really digging that last Gyro shot.
by Ecto Hunter
December 29th, 2016, 9:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kentucky Caudates
Replies: 7
Views: 2219

Re: Kentucky Caudates

Great stuff! Love the mud and the Necturus!
by Ecto Hunter
July 7th, 2016, 12:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 2195

Re: Some stuff

Love that "thru the grass" shot of the horridus.
by Ecto Hunter
July 6th, 2016, 3:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January-May critters
Replies: 6
Views: 3011

January-May critters

As some of you guys know, I've been working in Costa Rica since May and won't return to my home in Georgia until the beginning of August. It's torrentially raining at the moment, so I suppose I'll be productive and throw up some photos I've been sitting on. Southern Red Salamander Pseudotriton r. vi...
by Ecto Hunter
July 6th, 2016, 1:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Second Quarter 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2219

Re: Second Quarter 2016

Very well done! You've killed it in the Lampro department. Can't wait to get back and herp with you and the rest of the gang!

-Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
December 26th, 2015, 6:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Final Quarter of '15
Replies: 5
Views: 2736

Final Quarter of '15

2015 has been a terrific year on the field herping front. I've had some memorable finds and excursions with some great people and I cannot wait to see what 2016 has in store. Here are some of my keepers since last time. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus https://farm1.staticflickr.com/641/20776935853_a...
by Ecto Hunter
December 26th, 2015, 6:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee Trip 2015 (same as main forum too)
Replies: 9
Views: 3174

Re: Okefenokee Trip 2015 (same as main forum too)

Great images, Mr. Boone. What a cane!

-Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
December 26th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: All them salamanders of 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 6660

Re: All them salamanders of 2015

Incredible year you've had, Jake.

- Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
December 15th, 2015, 7:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall/Winter Herps
Replies: 6
Views: 2599

Re: Fall/Winter Herps

Great job of catching the colors and tones of that talpoideum. :beer:
by Ecto Hunter
December 15th, 2015, 6:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Episode VII: The Caudates Awaken
Replies: 7
Views: 2995

Re: Episode VII: The Caudates Awaken

You cleaned up, Josh! Very enjoyable post.


-Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
September 8th, 2015, 4:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2/3 of '15
Replies: 8
Views: 2163

Re: 2/3 of '15

Thanks, guys! Tamara, I'll be down as soon as I can!
by Ecto Hunter
September 2nd, 2015, 12:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2/3 of '15
Replies: 8
Views: 2163

2/3 of '15

Howdy, herpers. I'm back for the second installment of my ternary field report of 2015. Unfortunately, this summer was exceptionally busy and I wasn't able to herp as much as I would have liked (not sure that's even possible). Instead, most of my herping activity has been limited to a few more or le...
by Ecto Hunter
August 28th, 2015, 3:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind, same as main)
Replies: 7
Views: 1530

Re: Southeast Spring 2015 (yeah, I'm behind, same as main)

Killer post, Noah. Your photography gets better and better with each passing season and you have the best luck of any herper I've ever known. Hope to hit the sand with you this Fall. - Robb :beer:



PS- I want that petraeus shot on my wall!
by Ecto Hunter
July 29th, 2015, 3:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Slow Summer
Replies: 6
Views: 1937

Re: Slow Summer

That racer shot is too cool! I'd wait til at least mid September before hitting the upland pinewoods during the day.
by Ecto Hunter
June 19th, 2015, 4:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Epic Blue Ridge Trip (long, photo heavy)
Replies: 11
Views: 4949

Re: Epic Blue Ridge Trip (long, photo heavy)

Awesome report and a great diversity! The Peaks of Otter salamander is high on my must-see list.
by Ecto Hunter
June 4th, 2015, 4:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What Do You Dip-net?
Replies: 13
Views: 3178

Re: What Do You Dip-net?

Using your net to dredge aquatic vegetation can yield sirens, amphiuma, Farancia, Seminatrix, and an assortment of amphibian larvae. Try weedy ponds and backwaters.
by Ecto Hunter
May 20th, 2015, 2:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 3042

Re: Spring 2015

:beer:
by Ecto Hunter
May 16th, 2015, 9:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of March through Beginning of May.
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

Re: End of March through Beginning of May.

Great work! I really like that glass lizard shot.
by Ecto Hunter
May 13th, 2015, 5:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First 1/3 of 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2449

Re: First 1/3 of 2015

Thanks for the kind comments, everyone! Good finds and great shots! Not sure what sorcery you employed to get the two Chorus Frogs to pose together like that. Those are some striking frogs! It wasn't easy, that's for sure. You can actually look at the nigrita's posture and tell he was about 1/4 sec....
by Ecto Hunter
May 3rd, 2015, 10:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First 1/3 of 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2449

First 1/3 of 2015

Hey, all! I haven't been nearly as active as I'd like to be (both here and afield). I've noticed lots of new names in our chapter which is excellent! I hope to meet as many of you as possible at future chapter and regional meetings. It's been a busy year thus far with school and whatnot. My field ou...
by Ecto Hunter
May 3rd, 2015, 9:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hiking the Everglades National Park
Replies: 6
Views: 1775

Re: Hiking the Everglades National Park

Great one, Carl. You're always good for some awesome turtle pics! :beer:
by Ecto Hunter
January 10th, 2015, 5:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last Installment for '14
Replies: 5
Views: 2014

Re: Last Installment for '14

Thanks, all!
by Ecto Hunter
December 29th, 2014, 5:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last Installment for '14
Replies: 5
Views: 2014

Last Installment for '14

Unfortunately, I haven't been able to get out much these past four months due to school and other obligations. Here is the jist of my sightings since my last post. Sternotherus minor https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5599/15517671831_2a796737d0_c.jpg Ambystoma opacum https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7480...
by Ecto Hunter
December 27th, 2014, 8:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Theme 3 - "Herp-in-habitat" shots, habitat only
Replies: 32
Views: 4892

Re: Theme 3 - "Herp-in-habitat" shots, habitat only

Hyla andersonii habitat
Image

Heterodon simus habitat
Image

-Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
November 19th, 2014, 3:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help me ID some amphibians (little brown jobs ONLY)
Replies: 11
Views: 2213

Re: Help me ID some amphibians (little brown jobs ONLY)

First four look like monticola. Last one could be D. ochrophaeus complex.

-Robb
by Ecto Hunter
September 21st, 2014, 7:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Loving my DSLR
Replies: 10
Views: 2723

Re: Loving my DSLR

Thanks, all! A DSLR makes a huge difference compared to point and shoot cameras. A macro lens or extension tubes also seem to be important. I have heard good things about Sigma's 105mm and Tamron's 90mm. There is also a 150mm worth looking at, if you have the $$. Canon also makes a 100mm macro lens ...
by Ecto Hunter
September 21st, 2014, 7:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 YOY Theme - Show us those kids for this year
Replies: 40
Views: 9484

Re: 2014 YOY Theme - Show us those kids for this year

Neonate canebrake from Lee Co, AL
Image
by Ecto Hunter
September 15th, 2014, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some Summer Finds
Replies: 13
Views: 2651

Re: Some Summer Finds

Somehow this post got past me. Excellent photos, Adam. Herping with you this summer has been memorable, to say the least. Thanks for showing me some cool animals and places. Hopefully, once you're allowed a "mancation," I can return the favor.


-Robb
by Ecto Hunter
September 12th, 2014, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A short outing in the our mountains for salamanders
Replies: 16
Views: 2807

Re: A short outing in the our mountains for salamanders

Great! Love that Yonahlossee and that brookie creek looks incredible.


-Robb
by Ecto Hunter
September 11th, 2014, 8:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hello from Atlanta
Replies: 19
Views: 3595

Re: Hello from Atlanta

Welcome! I'm just south in Columbus. Awesome photos. Drop me a line if you ever head down this way. By the way, that is a gorgeous king.



-Robb
by Ecto Hunter
August 30th, 2014, 5:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Around the Pond
Replies: 6
Views: 1473

Re: Around the Pond

Digging that softshell photo.
by Ecto Hunter
August 6th, 2014, 6:06 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: strangest thing you ever caught
Replies: 48
Views: 38350

Re: strangest thing you ever caught

Nerodia erythrogaster while bottom fishing with large shiners.
by Ecto Hunter
August 3rd, 2014, 7:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: salamander larva ID???
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: salamander larva ID???

Definitely Eurycea. I've never seen larval wilderae but it looks a heck of a lot like the hundreds of larval cirrigera I've caught so therefore I'd feel confident in recording that as E. wilderae.
by Ecto Hunter
July 31st, 2014, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Loving my DSLR
Replies: 10
Views: 2723

Loving my DSLR

Since my last post I've purchased a Canon T3i and I'm very pleased with it. At the moment I am using the kit 18-55mm lens but will (relatively) soon be looking for a decent macro lens. Anyway, here are some of the animals I've encountered since having it. Coluber (Masticophis) flagellum https://farm...
by Ecto Hunter
July 29th, 2014, 10:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spur of the moment trip to North Carolina.
Replies: 13
Views: 3085

Re: Spur of the moment trip to North Carolina.

What a trip! Ya'll cleaned up on the frogs. Glad you finally got a king. Remember me telling you about rocks and bridges?


-Robb
by Ecto Hunter
June 11th, 2014, 7:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Midyear Photo Dump 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1438

Re: Midyear Photo Dump 2014

Thanks, guys! Nice finds! Where'd you find that ugly a$$ corn snake at? I found that corn in Conecuh NF during one of the indigo outings. Was that the Wakulla River in the shot with the basking suwanniensis ? If so, that is the murkiest I've ever seen it and I would guess that your B'Day was soon af...
by Ecto Hunter
June 8th, 2014, 3:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Midyear Photo Dump 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1438

Midyear Photo Dump 2014

Just clearing out my phones photo gallery. I finally purchased a DSLR and went with the Canon T3i. I cannot wait to get out and take it herping! In the meantime and in no order, here are some examples of what I have seen so far this year. Hyla cinerea https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7329/13986277957_...
by Ecto Hunter
March 15th, 2014, 9:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okefenokee 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 2725

Re: Okefenokee 2014

I really like those habitat shots!
by Ecto Hunter
March 9th, 2014, 11:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Adult Male Florida Mud Turtle (Kinosternon steindachneri)
Replies: 5
Views: 1102

Re: Adult Male Florida Mud Turtle (Kinosternon steindachneri

That textured carapace looks amazing.
by Ecto Hunter
February 20th, 2014, 7:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Indigo hunts in Conecuh 2014
Replies: 68
Views: 10782

Re: Indigo hunts in Conecuh 2014

Chris (Darkhorse) and I will be camping at the Pond this weekend.
by Ecto Hunter
February 13th, 2014, 6:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Most evocative Apalach photos
Replies: 8
Views: 1716

Re: Most evocative Apalach photos

Excellent photos, especially the in situ Macrochelys. The Chipola River is close to my heart. I used to do an annual overnight kayak trip down there near Marianna. Unfortunately, I never saw any 'gator snappers there but have seen plenty of loggerhead musks and barbouri. This post reminds me that I'...
by Ecto Hunter
February 1st, 2014, 7:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 NAFHA Spring trip: ANF!
Replies: 132
Views: 18987

Re: 2014 NAFHA Spring trip: ANF!

Count me in! -Robb
by Ecto Hunter
January 2nd, 2014, 6:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA SE Chapter 2014 Field Trip(s)?
Replies: 32
Views: 10154

Re: NAFHA SE Chapter 2014 Field Trip(s)?

ANF in April sounds good. I'm in west central GA but ANF seems like a good central location for most of us. But, for the sake of discussion, some GA locatons that I've had on my radar are the Chattahoochee NF, Cohutta Wilderness, and the Altamaha River Basin (lots of WMAs).


Robb Herrington
by Ecto Hunter
December 26th, 2013, 8:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamanders of 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2729

Re: Salamanders of 2013

Very nice!
by Ecto Hunter
December 16th, 2013, 5:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I haven't made a post in a while...
Replies: 10
Views: 1222

Re: I haven't made a post in a while...

Great stuff. It is interesting that a lot of neonate gopher tortoises are showing up in recent years that have goofed up scutes like the one in your photograph. The general theory to this is that the females are nesting right out on their burrow bibs where the incubation temperatures are usually hi...
by Ecto Hunter
December 12th, 2013, 6:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Indigo hunts in Conecuh 2014
Replies: 68
Views: 10782

Re: Indigo hunts in Conecuh 2014

I will try to make it at least one weekend.
by Ecto Hunter
December 6th, 2013, 4:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I haven't made a post in a while...
Replies: 10
Views: 1222

Re: I haven't made a post in a while...

captainjack0000 wrote: I like the kingsnake and the scarlet snake. Those things elude me.
You live in Florida so it's just a matter of time. I can cruise up scarlet snakes somewhat regularly but this SK was very special as it was my 2nd ever and only a short drive from my home in west central Georgia.