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by Knormal
January 24th, 2018, 3:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gila Monster on Google Street View
Replies: 13
Views: 7566

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 Knormal
January 19th, 2018, 9:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gila Monster on Google Street View
Replies: 13
Views: 7566

Gila Monster on Google Street View

Does this count as a sighting? :) https://www.google.com/maps/@32.1770585,-110.7162549,3a,26y,222.39h,72.57t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sx1qu8cA6p8EoXthpGY0S7A!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 https://www.google.com/maps/@32.1769234,-110.7164039,3a,28.2y,41.5h,74.7t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1shtLUhgXG2fYI9m5llMze2g!2e0!7i13312!...
by Knormal
March 13th, 2017, 10:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anza-borrego advise?
Replies: 3
Views: 1673

Re: Anza-borrego advise?

In California I think technically you need a fishing license to even go out looking for reptiles, but realistically no one's going to be able to enforce that, especially if you're not even catching to photograph. If you're going there to photograph "wilderness" and not reptiles specifically then you...
by Knormal
February 1st, 2017, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes Of Inner Tucson?
Replies: 3
Views: 1463

Re: Snakes Of Inner Tucson?

In my Tucson trips I've never seen any snakes in the city itself. There's plenty in the more residential neighborhoods outside of the main city grid, but it doesn't sound like that's what you're looking for. I've heard people find the small insectivorous snakes like sandsnakes and threadsnakes in th...
by Knormal
November 22nd, 2016, 3:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Giving the Chapter Some Love with an EOY Report
Replies: 4
Views: 3436

Re: Giving the Chapter Some Love with an EOY Report

Wow, good year!
by Knormal
July 15th, 2016, 2:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip Summary, June 18-25, 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 5412

Re: Trip Summary, June 18-25, 2016

That's a beautiful coachwhip, all I ever seem to see when I'm in Arizona are the black morphs around Tucson. And congrats on the Gila, they're always awesome.
by Knormal
May 19th, 2016, 3:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rubber Boas!
Replies: 30
Views: 12254

Re: Rubber Boas!

You're all killing me, I've been driving all over Northern California this spring trying to find a boa with no luck. If anyone wants to PM me any hotspots I'd really appreciate it.
by Knormal
April 29th, 2016, 10:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Florida late March/early April (pic heavy)
Replies: 0
Views: 4276

Southern Florida late March/early April (pic heavy)

Edit: Pics should be fixed now... The last week of March into the first few days of April I took a early Spring herping trip down around Southern Florida. I didn't see much in the way of snakes aside from common water snakes and ribbon snakes, it was either still a bit too cool at night or I just ha...
by Knormal
April 5th, 2016, 2:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazonia 2016, part 2 of 3: Madre Selva
Replies: 7
Views: 5947

Re: Peruvian Amazonia 2016, part 2 of 3: Madre Selva

Man that's a lot of frogs.
by Knormal
December 21st, 2015, 4:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thorny Devil Dreaming: Part 5, Flinders Ranges National Park
Replies: 22
Views: 11720

Re: Thorny Devil Dreaming: Part 5, Flinders Ranges National

Just another echo that those Red-barred Dragons are gorgeous. Who decided to pass those up and start mass-breeding boring old Bearded Dragons?
by Knormal
November 24th, 2015, 1:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in May?
Replies: 11
Views: 3248

Re: Herping in May?

Well I'm not from Arizona, but I'll chime in with what I've experienced on trips there. May is decent, but not as good as during the monsoon season, and nights seem to still get a bit too cold for much activity (though of course that varies). Daytime temps are good and diurnal animals tend to be act...
by Knormal
September 25th, 2015, 1:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID request
Replies: 6
Views: 2369

Re: Lizard ID request

I would second the Sonoran Spotted Whiptail guess - http://www.reptilesofaz.org/Lizards-Sub ... norae.html
They tend to be the most common whiptail in the rockier areas around Tucson, at least in my experience.
by Knormal
September 10th, 2015, 2:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the area, looking for some tips
Replies: 17
Views: 3590

Re: New to the area, looking for some tips

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/558/18994655664_1e248c57a0_z.jpg 20150706_200656 by Joe Smith , on Flickr Very colorful...Spiny lizard? Not sure exactly what this one is. Well this is way late but depending on how far south you were that's either a Desert Spiny Lizard or a Yellow-Backed Spiny Lizard...
by Knormal
July 27th, 2015, 4:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A week in the United Arab Emirates
Replies: 26
Views: 9723

Re: A week in the United Arab Emirates

Amazing animals, I didn't realize the UAE had so much diversity in such a small area. How easy is it for a Westerner to go wandering around the desert there? Is it best to be with a guide?
by Knormal
July 14th, 2015, 9:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Spring/Early Summer 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: California Spring/Early Summer 2015

SurfinHerp wrote:Knormal,

I like all the cool lizards - especially the leopards, horneds, and collareds!

I think the photos look great, although a bit too small perhaps. You might try sizing them just a little larger.

Hope to see more of your pics in the future...

Jeff
They link to bigger versions.
by Knormal
July 12th, 2015, 10:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Spring/Early Summer 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

California Spring/Early Summer 2015

This is my first try using Google Photos as an image host, let's see how it holds up... This has been kind of a weird year weather-wise in California. Spring got off to a warm but dry start, but summer's been all over the place. We've even been getting some June rain here in Northern California, whi...
by Knormal
June 18th, 2015, 2:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First Half of 2015- part 2
Replies: 14
Views: 4607

Re: First Half of 2015- part 2

Gorgeous collareds, they're one of my favorites. I guess I'll have to add Oklahoma to my list of places to check out.

Are those bison wild, or livestock?
by Knormal
May 23rd, 2015, 10:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Eremean Easter: south-west Queensland, Australia
Replies: 17
Views: 6838

Re: Eremean Easter: south-west Queensland, Australia

StephenZozaya wrote: Image
At first glance I thought that gecko had spikes on its tongue, it freaked me out.
by Knormal
May 23rd, 2015, 9:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: LECHs go West, a trip to SoCal.
Replies: 5
Views: 1871

Re: LECHs go West, a trip to SoCal.

That's a really nice looking Blainville's, I always like finding those ones that have those colors other horned lizards just don't get.
by Knormal
February 6th, 2015, 4:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Visiting (again) Tucson from the East in Mid May
Replies: 11
Views: 3404

Re: Visiting (again) Tucson from the East in Mid May

I'm not an Arizona native but I try to go there once or twice a year, and I've had good luck on both April and May trips. Of course sometimes cold snaps can still happen at that time in the year and completely ruin your week. On average I've found nights to still be a bit cold for heavy of snake act...
by Knormal
February 5th, 2015, 3:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: EOY Blue Iguanas, Pyros, and What a 6-ft Caiman is Afraid Of
Replies: 21
Views: 8744

Re: EOY Blue Iguanas, Pyros, and What a 6-ft Caiman is Afrai

Those blue iguanas look awesome, how common is it to see them now? Reading up on their Wikipedia page it sounds like they're making a decent recovery. Awesome post. That looks quite a tick on the chin of that Rococo Toad... I'm surprised it was able to get so much blood out of such a thin part of sk...
by Knormal
January 31st, 2015, 11:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yet another 2014 year-end roundup
Replies: 10
Views: 3339

Yet another 2014 year-end roundup

Hi everyone, I've lurked this place for a while and enjoyed everyone's awesome pictures, and I finally figured it was time to join up and start contributing my own stuff. And what better way to start that with a slightly-late 2014 round-up? Unlike most people in the hobby I'm more interested in liza...