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by shanicy
December 13th, 2019, 7:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tips to find sidewinders without cruising
Replies: 14
Views: 15295

Re: Tips to find sidewinders without cruising

Yes pretty much around the 50F at midnight. The morning was warmer, and I found them by their tracks. In Israel, Snakes are less cold tolerant, and especially in the desert, it will be almost impossible to find the snakes you mentioned in the winter. However, at shoulder seasons, you might be able t...
by shanicy
December 11th, 2019, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tips to find sidewinders without cruising
Replies: 14
Views: 15295

Re: Tips to find sidewinders without cruising

I did manage to find 2 live ones at Anza Borrego in mid-November. The first one found at midnight, it was very cold. Second one in the morning. Also, I've seen tracks in other spots closer to the Arizona border, so there is definitely late-season activity of this species. I can't attach the photo pr...
by shanicy
November 3rd, 2019, 7:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tips to find sidewinders without cruising
Replies: 14
Views: 15295

Re: Tips to find sidewinders without cruising

Very interesting discussion! I'm in the US right now, traveling around the national parks with my girlfriend. I had a few tries on some dunes along the way (currently in Utah) but found zero tracks (and snakes). This season is tough... As an Israeli, I tracked hundreds of Cerastes snakes at home and...
by shanicy
August 14th, 2016, 6:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to Thailand - The snakes
Replies: 6
Views: 3662

Re: Trip to Thailand - The snakes

Awesome!
Great photos
by shanicy
February 24th, 2016, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Short trip to Costa Rica
Replies: 4
Views: 2344

Re: Short trip to Costa Rica

Nice photos and variety!
Looks like you had an awesome time!
Costa Rica is such an amazing place...
by shanicy
February 2nd, 2016, 6:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RFI(?) Belize and questions about a few species
Replies: 2
Views: 1137

Re: RFI(?) Belize and questions about a few species

Hi anton! Check out that reserve: http://www.belizeaudubon.org/?page_id=3605 It was my first time in the jungles ever so I wasnt aware to a lot of things. Ive seen some coffee snakes and parrot snake, some frogs and mammals and Jaguar footprints! You can sleep in the reserve for a really cheap price...
by shanicy
January 22nd, 2016, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 38796

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

Happy brown vine snake from Costa Rica...

ImageBrown Vine Snake - Oxybelis aeneus by Shani Cohen, on Flickr
by shanicy
October 13th, 2015, 11:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica, May 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 12078

Re: Costa Rica, May 2015

Awesome pictures!
Brings good memories from this amazing country.

Did u found the Bothriechis lateralis at the area of Monte verde and Sante elena by yourself?
I didnt found any good spot to self walk at that area. Only guided tour that was suck.
by shanicy
August 27th, 2015, 8:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizards Eating Insects and other Animals
Replies: 22
Views: 6919

Re: Lizards Eating Insects and other Animals

A brown anole having for lunch a transparent butterfly
Taken in southern Belize

ImageBrown Anole: During lunch by Shani Cohen, on Flickr
by shanicy
August 14th, 2015, 12:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 4318

Re: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014

Jimi, Thanks for your comment.
Me and my girl friend are still together and everything is great. Cheers for that :)

chrish, Thanks buddy. I updated again.
The 'masked tree frog' is uncertain. I asked a few experts and that what they told.

Still curious about the unknown golden frog.
by shanicy
August 14th, 2015, 7:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 4318

Re: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014

Thanks for your comments guys!

I updated the unknown ones. Still got one missing from Tortugero NP.

Cheers
Shani
by shanicy
August 13th, 2015, 6:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 4318

Re: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014

Thanks!
I dont have a body shot of that toad. Its green eyes took my attention.
About the Gladiator, Its hard to tell...

I added a few photos of Unknown frogs.
by shanicy
August 13th, 2015, 4:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 4318

Pictures from Central America (Mainly Costa Rica) 2014

Hi! Since I was a child I've been dreaming about Costa Rica. I've been traveling with my girlfriend from Mexico to Panama for 4 months (Sept - Jan 14-15) - Super exited to see CR - and those are my herping highlights of the trip. I didn't used any private guide or tour. Google is the best ;) None of...
by shanicy
July 27th, 2015, 12:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A week in the United Arab Emirates
Replies: 26
Views: 14539

Re: A week in the United Arab Emirates

Incredible photography Kris!
by shanicy
July 27th, 2015, 10:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Georgia (Balkan) help
Replies: 1
Views: 1349

Georgia (Balkan) help

Hi guys, Im thinking of traveling to Georgia (Balkan country, not USA :) ) at the end of September. As I know it is not the best season for the area - Is it still worth trying? Does anyone have an experience with this country or its neighbors? Thanks! :beer: P.S Im working on a central america post ...
by shanicy
February 12th, 2015, 11:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Frog ID from Costa Rica
Replies: 4
Views: 2041

Re: Frog ID from Costa Rica

Thank you for the help guys! Other people also identified it as 'Pristimantis cruentus'. I have another photo I posted on flickr and more in my computer if it is relevant. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7438/16257480737_7795d29713_z.jpg Unique tree frog - Pristimantis cruentus by shanicy , on Flickr...
by shanicy
February 4th, 2015, 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Frog ID from Costa Rica
Replies: 4
Views: 2041

Frog ID from Costa Rica

Hello guys, Its my first post here. I just came back from Central America and seen so many animals, especially in Costa Rica. I would love to have some help ID this frog: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7336/16255991580_267fd5127b_z.jpg Unique tree frog - Craugastor melanostictus (ID not sure) by sha...