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by brick911
June 26th, 2018, 11:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping Ecuador
Replies: 4
Views: 5783

Re: Herping Ecuador

Hey, that's me!
by brick911
May 31st, 2018, 4:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!
Replies: 16
Views: 13993

Re: Costa Rica the pacific coast from Panama to Nicaragua!

I was enjoying this post so much until the finger... and now I can never look again.
by brick911
May 25th, 2018, 6:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...
Replies: 19
Views: 13502

Re: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...

:lol:

Personally, I'm fine with hound mix or mutt. I really only care out of curiosity or maybe playing to her strengths.
by brick911
May 25th, 2018, 6:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...
Replies: 19
Views: 13502

Re: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...

Ok, we found our dog! She is a 5.5 month old "Hound mix." ...I've been told possibly Blue tick Coonhound, maybe Border Collie, maybe Catahoula. I personally have no clue - maybe I'll do a DNA test. She was placed with us from an NJ rescue who took her in from a kill-shelter in Alabama where they "th...
by brick911
May 19th, 2018, 5:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...
Replies: 19
Views: 13502

Re: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...

Just wanted to check in with everyone and say thanks for taking the time to post. I have read and re-read your responses. We are finally at the stage of visiting shelters for dogs. I'll keep you all updated!
by brick911
April 18th, 2018, 3:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...
Replies: 19
Views: 13502

Re: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...

Thanks to everyone so far! I'm soaking it in.
by brick911
April 17th, 2018, 11:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...
Replies: 19
Views: 13502

Herping with a Dog - Advice sought...

Hello FHF, We recently had to put our dog down. I came into the situation with him not being very good socially so I never took him out. I'm beginning to hear conversations of a new family companion. Before I offer my two cents on the family's dog situation, I'd like to make sure I have input that w...
by brick911
September 6th, 2017, 11:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herp Nation Radio - Cutting Edge Herp w/guest Quetzal Dwyer
Replies: 2
Views: 3131

Re: Herp Nation Radio - Cutting Edge Herp w/guest Quetzal Dw

I just herped with him a few weeks ago! I'll listen tonight.
by brick911
July 13th, 2017, 9:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arenal Lodge and Hacienda Baru Lodge Advice Request (w/pics)
Replies: 3
Views: 2502

Re: Arenal Lodge and Hacienda Baru Lodge Advice Request (w/p

Thanks Dan! I've made note of everything. I appreciate the advice.
by brick911
July 12th, 2017, 4:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica early 2010 (mostly birds)
Replies: 5
Views: 2682

Re: Costa Rica early 2010 (mostly birds)

Hey Rothdigga, I'm staying in Hacienda Baru with my family in a few weeks. Would you be willing to share with me more details on where to look for the quetzals and awesome hummingbirds you got?
by brick911
July 10th, 2017, 6:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arenal Lodge and Hacienda Baru Lodge Advice Request (w/pics)
Replies: 3
Views: 2502

Arenal Lodge and Hacienda Baru Lodge Advice Request (w/pics)

Hi FHF, Long time! I was looking for any and all advice regarding an upcoming trip. I'll list all the details, and what I'm looking for, but am open to all suggestions. August 2-10th Four nights at Arenal Lodge Four nights at Hacienda Baru Myself, my girlfriend, and our five kids all going First, I'...
by brick911
January 25th, 2016, 5:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Year In Review
Replies: 3
Views: 2168

Re: 2015 Year In Review

Thanks!
by brick911
January 25th, 2016, 5:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Year In Review
Replies: 4
Views: 1971

Re: 2015 Year In Review

I've personally never seen one basking in my area (PA/NJ). This one was a bit of an oddball on a vacation in NC.
by brick911
January 13th, 2016, 4:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Year In Review
Replies: 4
Views: 1971

2015 Year In Review

Hi Guys, I know its a drag to click onto links, but if anyone is interested I have separate blog entries up for my different herp groups of the year on my website. Be warned, most of this is Northeast but I did make a quick trip to NC and spent a few days in FL (hence, why I'm posting here). Please ...
by brick911
January 13th, 2016, 4:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Year In Review
Replies: 2
Views: 1898

2015 Year In Review

Hi Guys, I know its a drag to click onto links, but if anyone is interested I have separate blog entries up for my different herp groups of the year on my website. Please check them out, and if you are interested in receiving notifications of blogs in the future, sign up on my contact page. If you e...
by brick911
January 13th, 2016, 4:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Year In Review
Replies: 3
Views: 2168

2015 Year In Review

Hi Guys, I know its a drag to click onto links, but if anyone is interested I have separate blog entries up for my different herp groups of the year on my website. Please check them out, and if you are interested in receiving notifications of blogs in the future, sign up on my contact page. If you e...
by brick911
December 3rd, 2015, 10:11 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: **Fundraiser for H.E.R.P Database**
Replies: 3
Views: 6139

Re: **Fundraiser for H.E.R.P Database**

Still available?
by brick911
September 11th, 2015, 10:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...
Replies: 44
Views: 30976

Re: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person..

I met my #1 last month. I'm sadly not on here enough anymore to do this post justice with an answer.
by brick911
August 28th, 2015, 9:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamania 2015 - more details
Replies: 53
Views: 15354

Re: Salamania 2015 - more details

Is there a good resource on the salamander possibilities the park presents? I did a quick google search but wasn't coming up with anything specifically. If not, do you have like a top five or ten you could throw at me as far as targets? I 100% want to go, but am more like a 10% chance of actually ma...
by brick911
January 6th, 2015, 3:42 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: What was your last lifer?...
Replies: 381
Views: 257182

Re: What was your last lifer?...

Razorbill, 1/5/15. :)

ImageRazorbill by brick911, on Flickr
by brick911
January 6th, 2015, 3:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: salamander migration
Replies: 61
Views: 16682

Re: salamander migration

Early year... February 30th.
by brick911
January 6th, 2015, 2:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The ABC's of 2014 - A-G, UPDATED 1/6/15
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

Re: The ABC's of 2014 - A-G, UPDATED 1/6/15

Desmognathus fuscus... Northern Dusky Salamander Always good for saving you from the Winter herping blues, however this was the first one I had ever road-cruised. https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5582/14015541413_237991c9f6_c.jpg Northern Dusky Salamander by brick911 Desmognathus ochrophaeus... Alleg...
by brick911
December 28th, 2014, 9:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the year Snake post 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 2096

Re: End of the year Snake post 2014

Another complete effort. The mole kings... the rainbow... Gaaah.
by brick911
December 27th, 2014, 2:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The ABC's of 2014 - A-G, UPDATED 1/6/15
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

The ABC's of 2014 - A-G, UPDATED 1/6/15

Hey Guys, I'm attempting to go through all my finds from 2014 and give you a sampling. This will mainly be photos. If I post too much commentary, I'll never get through this. I'm through A-C. I'll most likely piggyback updates on this thread and when I'm eventually done, I'll copy and paste it all i...
by brick911
November 14th, 2014, 1:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Database Entry Levels - Updated on 1-6-15
Replies: 9
Views: 6262

Re: Database Entry Levels

One "s" on Ferguson. I don't anyone to be confused. :P ...I'm catching you Hubbss!
by brick911
October 16th, 2014, 9:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 NE Chapter Outing to Mt. Rogers, VA
Replies: 13
Views: 3530

Re: 2014 NE Chapter Outing to Mt. Rogers, VA

Just reviewed this post and the blog posts. I admit, I skimmed it briefly earlier in the year. Although I was on a business trip at the time, I was still salty I wasn't there with y'all. If the weather does not fail me, I'm heading in that direction next week. Your posts have me super pumped. I don'...
by brick911
August 4th, 2014, 7:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Obx HERPS on vacation
Replies: 9
Views: 2571

Re: Obx HERPS on vacation

I'm going down this Saturday for a week. My girlfriend (I live with her and we have five kids in between us) keeps reminding me this is a family vacation. ...uh huh.
by brick911
July 29th, 2014, 3:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: farancia erytrogramma
Replies: 9
Views: 2797

Re: farancia erytrogramma

Yeah, a little.
by brick911
July 29th, 2014, 6:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: farancia erytrogramma
Replies: 9
Views: 2797

Re: farancia erytrogramma

I for one was really disappointed with the lack of wormsnakes.

Seriously though... AWESOME finds! Matt - the full beard looks good.
by brick911
July 23rd, 2014, 5:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: County record gaps
Replies: 7
Views: 2828

Re: County record gaps

spinifer wrote:Actually some of those counties have records, but someone on here chooses to restrict public access to all of their records, so they dont show up on the map....
Sounds like someone is too cool for school.
by brick911
July 2nd, 2014, 6:56 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Special Recognition For Brian Hubbs Reaching 10,000 Records
Replies: 13
Views: 5409

Re: Special Recognition For Brian Hubbs Reaching 10,000 Reco

I wish I could say it was fun. It's rewarding, but not fun for me.
by brick911
June 29th, 2014, 5:34 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Special Recognition For Brian Hubbs Reaching 10,000 Records
Replies: 13
Views: 5409

Re: Special Recognition For Brian Hubbs Reaching 10,000 Reco

That's pretty insane. I know the dedication it takes to enter the records. Herping is one thing... it's fun. Entering records in NOT fun. Looking at stat sheets... maybe. But entering - no. And I enter like a fiend. And your numbers are just ridiculous. Unreal. Well done, or congrats, or impressive ...
by brick911
June 29th, 2014, 5:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road cruising for Copperheads in the North
Replies: 16
Views: 5752

Re: Road cruising for Copperheads in the North

I saw two copperheads on the road at night last year in North NJ. I tried two nights in a row in similar weather. The first night... two copperheads, one rat, one garter, one water. The second night, nothing - but it was on different roads. It's only anecdotal, but take it for what its worth.
by brick911
April 30th, 2014, 7:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Killers In Our Own Ranks
Replies: 80
Views: 19354

Re: Snake Killers In Our Own Ranks

I gave out prizes for my database contests. I really don't care to explain myself to mikez or any other haters. But I thought I should mention it since Jonathan mentioned not knowing of any prizes.

Bob
by brick911
April 29th, 2014, 4:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast in situ thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3450

Re: Northeast in situ thread

Here was another neat experience. In one glimpse, I doubled my life time Wood Turtle observations. These are exactly as found, and I did a walk by 3.5 hours later and they were still there, although a little closer together under the vegetation. https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2938/14050907934_596bd6...
by brick911
April 29th, 2014, 4:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast in situ thread
Replies: 9
Views: 3450

Re: Northeast in situ thread

This was from a lunchtime walk a few weeks ago. It was the first time I had never seen browns at this spot, as well as seen them mating. Very cool!

ImageNorthern Brownsnake mating by brick911, on Flickr
by brick911
April 3rd, 2014, 7:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Are "New" Leopard Frogs in Massachusetts?
Replies: 14
Views: 4445

Re: Are "New" Leopard Frogs in Massachusetts?

It needs a name already!

Well done, Andrea. Keep bringing this stuff into the limelight and keep making those contacts!
by brick911
March 18th, 2014, 4:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Data Request for DE
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

Re: Data Request for DE

We are slowly but surely getting involved with states in our chapter. Somehow, some way, maybe we will build bridges with every one in our chapter in the next few years.

Awesome hook up, Nate.
by brick911
March 14th, 2014, 11:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: first time going out during the migration
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

Re: first time going out during the migration

...Have fun Garret. It's a great time of year!
by brick911
March 14th, 2014, 11:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: first time going out during the migration
Replies: 6
Views: 1846

Re: first time going out during the migration

I like to take one of those trash pokers. It helps get them up quicker with hurting your back.
by brick911
March 6th, 2014, 7:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Civil War turtle photo "in situ"
Replies: 4
Views: 2720

Re: Civil War turtle photo "in situ"

Very interested... thanks!

[email protected]
by brick911
March 5th, 2014, 1:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest
Replies: 70
Views: 13777

Re: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest

Ok, let me talk to my other two and come up with a plan. I'll discuss with Brian as well and let y'all know.
by brick911
March 5th, 2014, 8:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Movement in southern maryland
Replies: 11
Views: 2002

Re: Movement in southern maryland

Yeah, I drove by my laterale spot on Sunday up your way. It's still snow covered as far as the eye can see.
by brick911
March 5th, 2014, 7:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest
Replies: 70
Views: 13777

Re: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest

Read the bottom of that webpage.
by brick911
March 5th, 2014, 7:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Movement in southern maryland
Replies: 11
Views: 2002

Re: Movement in southern maryland

I've found the actual migrants will be out in the 30's. But its gotta be like 44+ to get like green frogs and other randoms on the road. Not sure if that's others' experiences.

Great job getting out there!
by brick911
March 5th, 2014, 7:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Countdown to Spotted Salamanders!
Replies: 65
Views: 13111

Re: Countdown to Spotted Salamanders!

March 19th still looking good. Boston might push up til the 21-22nd. Rain tomorrow doesn't seem to be lining up for night. Part of me wished it would just so I could go find at least a few frogs and maybe an early salamander (South of me). Most of me is glad it's not because I know I wouldn't be abl...
by brick911
March 5th, 2014, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest
Replies: 70
Views: 13777

Re: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest

Thanks Jim. I appreciate it! I'd be fine with a tie. I think if all six people involved paid their $25 membership into NAHERP, I'd feel good about it. But I'm not going to be nit-picky enough to look into it.
by brick911
March 4th, 2014, 1:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest
Replies: 70
Views: 13777

Re: Northeast vs. California Chapter Contest

I don't. When NAHERP separated from NAFHA, the scripts stopped working the way they used to. I can't come up with a way to tally the scores without the proper scripts separating chapters the way they used to. I have talked to Don about it, and have spoken to fundad about it. It sucks, but I guess th...
by brick911
February 25th, 2014, 1:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What I Learned About Life from Field Herping
Replies: 154
Views: 20392

Re: What I Learned About Life from Field Herping

captainjack0000 wrote:
brick911 wrote: I end up herping way too much.
Wait, is this even possible? :?:
I think so. I feel like its a true addiction. I'm not making light of more "common" addictions like drug and alcohol abuse. But I often neglect responsibilities to herp.