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by Brian Hubbs
March 30th, 2019, 6:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What's happening in this photo?
Replies: 28
Views: 10862

Re: What's happening in this photo?

It is definitely a Regal Ringneck eating a Ground Snake. The locality precludes the victim being a Sand Snake.
by Brian Hubbs
October 23rd, 2018, 12:32 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: change of forum format
Replies: 39
Views: 28506

Re: change of forum format

I'm late to the party as usual, but that's because I seldom come here anymore because of the loss of the sub-forums. I vote for new regional forums.
by Brian Hubbs
August 19th, 2018, 6:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Should we invalidate Pseudacris sierra?
Replies: 6
Views: 8231

Re: Should we invalidate Pseudacris sierra?

Hmmm, is the Baja Treefrog going to go the same way? That would make entries in the database much simpler...but I would lose 2 species because of it. :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
August 12th, 2018, 11:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to California this past spring
Replies: 9
Views: 14953

Re: Trip to California this past spring

Nice post. I recognize a lot of those spots you showed. Too bad you didn't see a king...
by Brian Hubbs
July 11th, 2018, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Better late than never... Snake Highlights 2017 CA
Replies: 5
Views: 3925

Re: Better late than never... Snake Highlights 2017 CA

Some good finds...looks like fun...
by Brian Hubbs
July 5th, 2018, 2:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Puget Sound Garter Snakes
Replies: 18
Views: 19031

Re: Puget Sound Garter Snakes

Ajax turns blue too! :lol:

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by Brian Hubbs
May 18th, 2018, 5:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2 Days in the Central Valley - We Like Snakes
Replies: 12
Views: 8181

Re: 2 Days in the Central Valley - We Like Snakes

Good finds Porter. :thumb: I appreciate you finding my awesome black-belly that escaped a couple years ago. I followed the gps in your photos and was able to retrieve it. I'm not sure how it managed to get all the way up there from AZ, but snakes are sneaky devils... :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
March 19th, 2018, 4:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle fed puppy
Replies: 4
Views: 3628

Re: Turtle fed puppy

What a load of nonsense...
by Brian Hubbs
March 19th, 2018, 4:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Checkered Gartersnake
Replies: 3
Views: 2792

Re: Checkered Gartersnake

Nice one. :thumb:
by Brian Hubbs
March 19th, 2018, 4:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Species in Big Sur
Replies: 8
Views: 4683

Re: Species in Big Sur

The best way to avoid the ticks is to stay out of brushy chaparral terrain. You will see the bushes as you drive along the crest of the hills or along the coast. Those are tick infested nightmares. So is the grass, but not as bad as the brush. I have no idea what you might see at Big Sur...so I won'...
by Brian Hubbs
March 19th, 2018, 4:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 3000 snakes
Replies: 7
Views: 3847

Re: 3000 snakes

Damn...good editing on that video Lou... :thumb:
by Brian Hubbs
February 7th, 2018, 9:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gila Monster on Google Street View
Replies: 13
Views: 6912

Re: Gila Monster on Google Street View

;)
by Brian Hubbs
February 4th, 2018, 12:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gila Monster on Google Street View
Replies: 13
Views: 6912

Re: Gila Monster on Google Street View

That is amazing! Good catch. Did you have to zoom in before you knew what it was? Were you looking out for something like this? I might have missed it if I was doing street view on that street. I was actually using Street View down that road to try to pinpoint where I'd seen my own Gila at the park...
by Brian Hubbs
January 24th, 2018, 9:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Update on my milk snake that came home after escaping!
Replies: 12
Views: 5318

Re: Update on my milk snake that came home after escaping!

Gary2sons wrote:
Thanks for commenting, I thought you knew a lot about milks and kings. A friend has your books and they are impressive!

Gary
Well, thanks...and one of these days I'll actually finish the Milk Snake book... :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
January 23rd, 2018, 9:49 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Birds, of course...
Replies: 5
Views: 6159

Re: Birds, of course...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too! sorry I'm late...been busy...
by Brian Hubbs
January 22nd, 2018, 9:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gila Monster on Google Street View
Replies: 13
Views: 6912

Re: Gila Monster on Google Street View

Absolutely counts. Enter it in naherp.com...or I will... :) And, while looking for yours I found my own Gila in the park...and an Atrox...thanks for the idea... https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4667/39818452502_1bede632d5_c.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4648/28071398269_28331944db_c.jpg https://f...
by Brian Hubbs
January 22nd, 2018, 9:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Update on my milk snake that came home after escaping!
Replies: 12
Views: 5318

Re: Update on my milk snake that came home after escaping!

So, when you found her under the tin 2 months after escaping you just let her stay there? Then she wandered back into the snake room by herself? Is that the gist of this? I think that's what i read. So you weren't too concerned about her escape and decided to let her stay in the wild when discovered...
by Brian Hubbs
January 5th, 2018, 2:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 - Texas/Louisiana: Pop Milk!
Replies: 9
Views: 4977

Re: 2017 - Texas/Louisiana: Pop Milk!

Nice report. :thumb: Looks like you figured out the flipping stuff...
by Brian Hubbs
December 23rd, 2017, 10:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: catching up - 3 summer reports
Replies: 3
Views: 2566

Re: catching up - 3 summer reports

Nice report and pics! I had no idea so much open land still existed in Spain. That looks great...
by Brian Hubbs
December 23rd, 2017, 10:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter herping in socal?
Replies: 7
Views: 4062

Re: Winter herping in socal?

Yeah, Bryan...what HE said...

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
December 23rd, 2017, 10:24 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Birds, of course...
Replies: 5
Views: 6159

Re: Birds, of course...

Did they finish that Trans-Pacific highway yet, cause I only drive...
by Brian Hubbs
December 20th, 2017, 8:25 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Basically I was called full of mierda...
Replies: 11
Views: 8004

Re: Basically I was called full of mierda...

Hey Gordon, being rude is a major part of being a birder. It's a badge of honor. Since becoming a birder I've learned the fine art of rudeness and crass comments. :lol: Although, in all fairness, I think the term "smug" more appropriately fits...
by Brian Hubbs
December 20th, 2017, 8:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter herping in socal?
Replies: 7
Views: 4062

Re: Winter herping in socal?

Yes. Herps don't get the chance to drink much unless they live in a riparian area, so they tend to stay underground to conserve moisture content. After a rain they will come to the surface, or at least, closer to the surface for the warmth and humidity.
by Brian Hubbs
December 20th, 2017, 8:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: More Boards – 2nd Half of 2017 (NJ and MD)
Replies: 9
Views: 4787

Re: More Boards – 2nd Half of 2017 (NJ and MD)

Wowza. Great post and pics. :crazyeyes:
by Brian Hubbs
October 30th, 2017, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What happened to the forum..I hear Crickets and smell death
Replies: 10
Views: 5297

Re: What happened to the forum..I hear Crickets and smell de

The DFG started monitoring the forum and hassling those posting images. Which one of the 50 state departments, or multiple Federal agencies, should we refer to as " The DFG?" And which members have been subject to hassling?[/quote] The mention of the California chapter forum should tell you he is a...
by Brian Hubbs
October 13th, 2017, 11:15 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Birds, of course...
Replies: 5
Views: 6159

Re: Birds, of course...

OK, I couldn't wait 2 weeks to see them, so I just peeked. Cool looking birds. I wish I could go Down Under and see that stuff... :thumb:
by Brian Hubbs
October 11th, 2017, 9:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Database contests/lists
Replies: 3
Views: 2361

Re: Database contests/lists

Dang it! Now he's gonna see how much I've caught up to him in the national contest... :x :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
August 27th, 2017, 5:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June trip to New Mexico
Replies: 8
Views: 4384

Re: June trip to New Mexico

Well, have fun...
by Brian Hubbs
August 27th, 2017, 10:23 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: A new species (for me) and a few upgrades from this week
Replies: 4
Views: 6284

Re: A new species (for me) and a few upgrades from this week

Thanks. I got lucky. The bird flew up the hillside and sat on the Ocotillo 10 feet from me. :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
August 26th, 2017, 3:30 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: A new species (for me) and a few upgrades from this week
Replies: 4
Views: 6284

A new species (for me) and a few upgrades from this week

New species. Five-striped Sparrow from Box Canyon, Pima co., AZ https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4394/36641073531_b3cb86e618_c.jpg Upgrades Varied Bunting...Florida Canyon, AZ https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4394/36383160770_71a453b347_c.jpg Rufous-crowned Sparrow-Box Canyon, AZ https://farm5.staticfli...
by Brian Hubbs
August 26th, 2017, 11:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June trip to New Mexico
Replies: 8
Views: 4384

Re: June trip to New Mexico

Eastern NM is great for flipping in the summer, as long as it has rained good within the last 3 days. Every Milk Snake I've found in NM was flipped (20+)...from May to September, along with Hognose, Bull Snakes, Rat Snakes, Ringnecks, Racers, Whipsnakes, Coachwhips, Lined Snakes, Prairie Rattlesnake...
by Brian Hubbs
August 19th, 2017, 10:33 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Bird Identifacation
Replies: 4
Views: 5734

Re: Bird Identifacation

He is...but you should send him a PM, or better yet put a question for him on the main Forum...he's not really a birder...
by Brian Hubbs
August 10th, 2017, 11:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eastern kingsnake with possible fungal infection
Replies: 11
Views: 4542

Re: Eastern kingsnake with possible fungal infection

The snake was posted in May Kelly...those are normal hibernation blisters that clear up within the first two sheds...
by Brian Hubbs
August 9th, 2017, 3:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I need help plz read
Replies: 7
Views: 3274

Re: I need help plz read

Or, you could save a lot of time and wasted money by just getting my book and reading it, which would explain everything to you...It's on amazon... Go to this link and scroll down... https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=brian+hubbs https://farm8.stat...
by Brian Hubbs
July 25th, 2017, 8:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hunt for a king
Replies: 26
Views: 8789

Re: Hunt for a king

this is how it should have looked if you copied the code from the right place... :lol: YOU copied the code from the address at the top of the page...but don't worry, just click on all the stuff by your photos in flickr until you figure out what it all does...you'll get it.. https://farm5.staticflick...
by Brian Hubbs
July 23rd, 2017, 5:56 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)
Replies: 612
Views: 409001

Re: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)

I don't know Andy...but Justin cracks me up...
by Brian Hubbs
July 23rd, 2017, 11:47 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Checking my BIRDS – spring of 2017 (NJ + MD)
Replies: 2
Views: 4586

Re: Checking my BIRDS – spring of 2017 (NJ + MD)

I'm very envious of the different warblers you get to see on a regular basis, and the White-throated sparrow. Those have been extremely difficult for me to find and get pics of...I still don't have a decent shot of one.
Cool post... :thumb:
by Brian Hubbs
July 23rd, 2017, 11:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hello all, new here introducing myself
Replies: 11
Views: 4362

Re: Hello all, new here introducing myself

Have you ever thought of setting up decoy turtles with nails in them? And WHO's Idea was that? Hmmmm... I doubt you would be liable for anything that happens to the idiot that runs over the turtle, especially if you place it on the shoulder of the road...and aren't there when it happens... 8-) The ...
by Brian Hubbs
July 23rd, 2017, 11:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 22941

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

...and so, the great circle of drag goes on...life drags on...and the sun is the moon...a bowl of yellow soup...and the stars are hip in the way out sky...can you dig it?
by Brian Hubbs
July 22nd, 2017, 10:20 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)
Replies: 612
Views: 409001

Re: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)

well, that's just my becomingly personality at work...

...and so, the great circle of drag goes on...life drags on...and the sun is the moon...a bowl of yellow soup...and the stars are hip in the way out sky...can you dig it?
by Brian Hubbs
July 22nd, 2017, 10:49 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)
Replies: 612
Views: 409001

Re: A Discussion of Herping Ethics (warning: long winded)

But there's nothing "unscientific" about having a little class and restraining oneself when you see something you like, either. Its funny because its non scientists who most fervently pace and repeat in tight affect about being unscientific but the scientists I have known, who are mostly older, hav...
by Brian Hubbs
July 22nd, 2017, 10:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: turtle ID request
Replies: 2
Views: 1821

Re: turtle ID request

No...it's an old male Red-eared slider that got gypped on the forward spots... :lol:
by Brian Hubbs
July 22nd, 2017, 10:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 22941

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

It's all ball bearing these days...
by Brian Hubbs
July 20th, 2017, 12:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 22941

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

My pic was from Kingman, AZ...and it was black...you were looking at glare from the sun... :lol: 8-)

Here...fixed that for you...

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by Brian Hubbs
July 19th, 2017, 10:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 22941

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

Dude, the kings in your area are brown, not black... :x :lol: 8-)

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by Brian Hubbs
July 19th, 2017, 5:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 22941

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

Uh...look again...the snake in the tree is dark brown. I can see it perfectly well...in shade they will look darker, but in the sun you can see the brown. You took the pic on a cloudy day, so it's tough to see the brown, but it's there...there are no black adults in your area...sorry... The 2nd to l...
by Brian Hubbs
July 18th, 2017, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake
Replies: 66
Views: 22941

Re: Fluorescent CA Kingsnake

The colors you are seeing are all related to the lighting. The adults in your area are muted yellow and brown, and the young are lemon yellow and black. The Black-bellies (brown bellies, actually) are tan, pewter, or brownish with dark brown bands or base color...with young that are sometimes dirty ...