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by Asnyder
January 21st, 2016, 7:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 37491

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

Oh man this one is tough! Lots of great images in this thread already. Here's a cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) from Mississippi.

Image[/url]Agape by Andrew Snyder, on Flickr[/url]
by Asnyder
May 22nd, 2015, 9:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: BioBlitz 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 5709

Re: BioBlitz 2013

Holy moly I'm sweaty in that picture!
by Asnyder
April 23rd, 2015, 5:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping at Pico Bonito Lodge, Honduras
Replies: 5
Views: 3066

Re: Herping at Pico Bonito Lodge, Honduras

Another awesome series! Your unidentified frog looks like it could be another variant of C. fitzingeri. If I recall, not all individuals have a dorsolateral stripe. I send your images to Josiah Townsend, he'll be able to ID them for sure Thanks for forwarding the frog image to Josiah Townsend. Much...
by Asnyder
April 21st, 2015, 6:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping at Pico Bonito Lodge, Honduras
Replies: 5
Views: 3066

Re: Herping at Pico Bonito Lodge, Honduras

Another awesome series! Your unidentified frog looks like it could be another variant of C. fitzingeri. If I recall, not all individuals have a dorsolateral stripe. I send your images to Josiah Townsend, he'll be able to ID them for sure
by Asnyder
April 20th, 2015, 6:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herp trip to Rio Santiago Nature Resort, Honduras
Replies: 8
Views: 6273

Re: Herp trip to Rio Santiago Nature Resort, Honduras

As much as I hate to disagree with Dr. Kohler's ID, if you take a look at the head scalation you can see that it is Leptodrymus pulcherrimus like Dr. Dark said. Great series of photos! I've spent almost a collective 2 years living in various rainforests (including Honduras) for research and have nev...
by Asnyder
January 6th, 2015, 6:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Mike VanValen wrote:Awesome stuff! The boa on the edge of the waterhole :thumb: The pipa :thumb: And the inclusion of turtles and crocodilians are the cherry on top of an already great post.
Thanks Mike! I'm sure I have a few more turtle images, I'm just so far behind on image editing.

And thanks Barry!
by Asnyder
January 2nd, 2015, 11:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Thanks Andy and Josh! Amazing post Andrew. The False Coral and Slender legged frog are incredible, but the Bushmaster is the 'absolute' of all snakes. So much variation in coloration from the few specimens I have seen posted here on FHF. For such a well known snake, at least historically speaking, I...
by Asnyder
December 30th, 2014, 9:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Hans Breuer (twoton) wrote:What glory. Some absolutely outstanding stuff, outstandingly photographed.

Thanks Hans! Glad you enjoyed them!
by Asnyder
December 29th, 2014, 7:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Just wonderful! It's hard to top a Lachesis , but that Hypsiboas boans "nest" is an awesome thing to see. Great photos - those little blackwater creeks really call to me :) -Mike Thanks Mike! I agree, it really is hard to top Lachesis , I was really fortunate to get good tissue samples of them this...
by Asnyder
December 26th, 2014, 9:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Africa (part 2 is up with some namibian niceness)
Replies: 42
Views: 11460

Re: Southern Africa (part 2 is up with some namibian nicenes

Awesome post! I had a feeling I'd be seeing Stu's mug show up in this post
by Asnyder
December 26th, 2014, 9:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

mfb wrote:Great stuff! Were you collecting specimens or tissues as well as photos?
- I was in fact, that's the main reason I go to Guyana, though the photography has become an important gig for me too now. I actually just got back the other day from depositing two collecting trips worth to the Smithsonian.
by Asnyder
December 26th, 2014, 6:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Thanks guys, really glad you enjoy looking at them!
by Asnyder
December 25th, 2014, 7:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Re: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Amazing post, great animals, but I was actually most pleased with the habitat/landscape shots, as most posts from south america tend not to include any - these were fantastic. Thanks for sharing. Glad you liked them. I certainly have plenty more habitat/landscape shots but figured I'd give just a t...
by Asnyder
December 24th, 2014, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)
Replies: 19
Views: 8686

Guyana-End of the Year wrap up (Warning LOTS OF IMAGES)

Some may recall my previous posts this June which included a collection of many of my herp images from my previous Guyana trips (http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19642&hilit=Guyana, http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19649&hilit=Guyana, http://www.fieldher...
by Asnyder
June 12th, 2014, 5:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-the other reptiles
Replies: 12
Views: 6774

Re: Guyana-the other reptiles

Wow! All 3 posts were incredible! I'm responding to this one because you rarely see south American turtles posted, and I appreciated every one of them. How big was that expansa, and how did you catch it? What type of habitat did you find the pipa pipa in? Thank you very much for putting this togeth...
by Asnyder
June 9th, 2014, 7:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

Why do you use the lightbox for anything venomous? Sorry, I'm not familiar with lightboxes. And do you take them into the field, or rather take the snakes to the lightbox back at camp? The lightbox is a white collapsible box that has an opening on one side. For the photos of the species on the whit...
by Asnyder
June 9th, 2014, 7:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amphibians of Guyana
Replies: 12
Views: 6173

Re: Amphibians of Guyana

Thanks again everyone! Glad you enjoy them!
by Asnyder
June 9th, 2014, 7:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-the other reptiles
Replies: 12
Views: 6774

Re: Guyana-the other reptiles

Well done! I'm amazed that you could get close enough to all those tegus and other teiids for such great photos. Are you using a really long lens, or did you capture them, or ... ? The teiid shots are using a variety of different lenses. Some of the shots, specifically the headshots were taken with...
by Asnyder
June 5th, 2014, 4:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-the other reptiles
Replies: 12
Views: 6774

Re: Guyana-the other reptiles

Mike Rochford wrote:Nicely done again. That Bachia is dope and the crocs and tortoises are really cool.

Mike
- Thanks Mike, those Bachia really are a neat lizard
by Asnyder
June 2nd, 2014, 10:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amphibians of Guyana
Replies: 12
Views: 6173

Re: Amphibians of Guyana

Thanks again everyone very much, glad to get to share them with everyone. Andy, your photos are beyond incredible! Those images of the Stefania evansi are just amazing. Seriously, you should submit one of those for the cover of Herp Review. I spent some time in southeastern Guyana (the Kanuku Mounta...
by Asnyder
June 1st, 2014, 6:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amphibians of Guyana
Replies: 12
Views: 6173

Re: Amphibians of Guyana

For those of us who have never journeyed to Amazonia, how does one find caecilians? They are fossorial/aquatic, Yes? There are no doubt great stories behind many of the exotic finds/photos... I think this is one of the most enjoyable posts ever. :beer: :thumb: Gratefully, Vic I'm bowled over, I've ...
by Asnyder
May 31st, 2014, 7:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

Wow, my favorite post in a long time. Just fantastic photography of a monumental series of animals, especially the Lachesis. Any post that includes Lachesis (and they don't come around very often) always gets my vote. Those are among the best photographs I've seen of many of those species. Made my ...
by Asnyder
May 31st, 2014, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-the other reptiles
Replies: 12
Views: 6774

Re: Guyana-the other reptiles

Thank you guys! I'm really glad that you guys enjoy the images Vic- Believe it or not, I have still surprisingly not encountered those genera in Guyana, though I do have photos of both Drymarchon and Pseustes from Honduras from a few years back. Justin-I actually do have a few books tentatively plan...
by Asnyder
May 31st, 2014, 7:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amphibians of Guyana
Replies: 12
Views: 6173

Amphibians of Guyana

This post should wrap up my posts of some of the herps of Guyana, starting with snakes (http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19642), the other reptiles (http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19649) and now the amphibians. Again, this is far from all of the pics I...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 4:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida herping, catching up after my FHF absence
Replies: 31
Views: 8000

Re: Florida herping, catching up after my FHF absence

Dude awesome photos Chris! I really like your daytime flash use. And those underwater shots...killer! I still can't believe I haven't made it down to the Everglades yet to herp but I'm really hoping to be able to do it soon. I think I'm going to have to go through these shots a few more times to get...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 4:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

I've been to Peru 4 times, looks like I need to catch up! I need to post my last Peru trip on here as well haha. I would love to go to Guiana though, looks like you have a great time out there! 3 durissus, man I am jealous. I also LOVE the melanosuchus in your other post, I have caught a few babies...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 3:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

Wow, absolutely mind blowing assortment of snakes! Excellent work, how long were you there for? I have spent a bit of time in amazonion Peru and found a fair amount of the same animals but am extremely jealous of the Lachesis and durissus. Looks like an amazing time, and great photography to boot! ...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 1:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana-the other reptiles
Replies: 12
Views: 6774

Guyana-the other reptiles

So as some of you may have already seen, I made my first post in this series about some of the snakes that I have encountered in Guyana (http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19642). This next post will contain the other reptiles, and I hope to follow this one up later with another...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 12:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

Thanks a lot Justin and Mike, I really appreciate it. How large was that Bushmaster? It has the head of a fully adult big animal. I've heard some say that Rattlesnakes get a "chunk" head at a point where they're fully grown/matured. This individual measured surprisingly just shy of 6 feet, but it de...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 10:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Re: Guyana snakes- a photolog

Thank you all very much, I'm really glad you like them. I'll try to get the amphibians and other reptiles posted later on, and try to throw in some habitat shots as well. How did you do the white shots? A lightbox or something? - I use both a lightbox (for anything venomous) as well as a sheet of wh...
by Asnyder
May 30th, 2014, 7:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guyana snakes- a photolog
Replies: 23
Views: 14721

Guyana snakes- a photolog

Hey all, It's been a long while since I last posted here, so I'm sure many don't remember me. Anyway, just for a quick intro, I'm a PhD student at the University of Mississippi studying comparative phylogeography of Guiana Shield reptiles and amphibians. I've spent a lot of time in Guyana in various...
by Asnyder
May 24th, 2013, 2:12 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Please Take a Look: New Herp Book Idea
Replies: 41
Views: 14877

Re: Please Take a Look: New Herp Book Idea

Count me in! I've got loads from Guyana and Honduras with plenty more to come!
by Asnyder
June 24th, 2012, 12:54 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: REVIEW- AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor
10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
Replies: 12
Views: 11796

Re: REVIEW- AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor
10-24mm f/3.5-4.5G ED

Fantastic review and excellent photos to go with it. I was really hoping to be able to pick this lens up before I leave for my field season in Guyana on Wednesday but unfortunately it will have to wait until the next trip. I love getting great macros but I am really trying to make the move to "herp ...
by Asnyder
April 2nd, 2012, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazon = amazing
Replies: 33
Views: 27877

Re: Peruvian Amazon = amazing

Fantastic post! Really has me itching to get back down to Guyana very soon.

As for your tiny frog on your finger, I'm very inclined to say its a juvenile Adenomera but can't be certain without other pics of it. Do you have any other shots of the Osteocephalus?

Andrew
by Asnyder
February 28th, 2012, 4:45 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: flickr herpers
Replies: 31
Views: 8210

Re: flickr herpers

by Asnyder
February 21st, 2012, 4:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Hydrophis donaldii (rough-scaled sea snake)
Replies: 42
Views: 7360

Re: Hydrophis donaldii (rough-scaled sea snake)

This is great Bryan! I think I remember seeing something about this on Facebook a few months back (about the paper submission or something) and have been looking forward to it since.
by Asnyder
February 19th, 2012, 8:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Patchy
Replies: 5
Views: 1866

Re: Mountain Patchy

Nothing better than finding what you are not expecting to find. Went out today here in MS to get some driftwood for a new Rainbow boa tank I'm setting up and was just wishing to find some stuff moving. All that was about was an owl, which was still welcome. Really love that last shot showing off the...
by Asnyder
February 19th, 2012, 5:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Epirus, Greece - september 2011 (Tortoises and Vipera)
Replies: 22
Views: 7936

Re: Epirus, Greece - september 2011 (Tortoises and Vipera)

Great shots as always Thor! I think number 2 really does it for me though (not at all saying the others are sub par though). Thanks for posting.
by Asnyder
February 19th, 2012, 5:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in Taiwan - The Book - DONE!
Replies: 52
Views: 48420

Re: Herping in Taiwan - The Book - DONE!

Congrats Hans! Can't wait to get my hands on it
by Asnyder
January 25th, 2012, 8:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazon July ‘10 - Part 1
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

Re: Peruvian Amazon July ‘10 - Part 1

Great post Chris and great photos as usual. Do you happen to have any other shots of the gladiator treefrog? In your shot the frog appears to be lacking Calcars on the hind legs, which is a characteristic of boans (having them that is).
by Asnyder
January 24th, 2012, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some pictures from Malaysia
Replies: 33
Views: 18726

Re: Some pictures from Malaysia

Killer post! Really like the Lycodon
by Asnyder
January 23rd, 2012, 12:10 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Falconry taken to a new level
Replies: 14
Views: 3601

Re: Falconry taken to a new level

What a cool video that must be such a thrill
by Asnyder
January 19th, 2012, 7:16 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: 11 days to Baja, aboard the Intrepid
Replies: 26
Views: 9470

Re: 11 days to Baja, aboard the Intrepid

What a remarkable post! Brings me back to a decade ago of charter fishing the panhandle of FL. Thank you for sharing.
by Asnyder
January 19th, 2012, 6:01 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Favorite photo of 2011
Replies: 43
Views: 11810

Re: Favorite photo of 2011

Man it is so hard to choose. For now, I'd have to say it is this one, but I am still going through my Guyana photos. http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6085/6053544553_b60c2a0732_z.jpg Or perhaps this...still working on figuring it out... http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6228/6283290395_d8cec38112_z.jpg
by Asnyder
January 19th, 2012, 7:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ranid Roundup
Replies: 23
Views: 4148

Re: Ranid Roundup

Excellent post Jake! Love the write up that went along with the photos-I think my favorite was the I'm just big boned frog. Great shots too, I think I'd the bullfrog in the water is my favorite of the bunch. Hopefully I can find some time to make it over from MS to join you guys some time.
by Asnyder
January 19th, 2012, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ecuador - Amazonian Region report
Replies: 24
Views: 6473

Re: Ecuador - Amazonian Region report

Sorry meant to say before that you are indeed correct on your Osteocephalus ID, it is not Trachycephalus.
by Asnyder
January 18th, 2012, 3:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ecuador - Amazonian Region report
Replies: 24
Views: 6473

Re: Ecuador - Amazonian Region report

Are you sure you Hypsiboas is calcaratus and not geographicus. Calcaratus typically have defined black and white bars on the their sides flanks and on their inner legs. Whereas geographicus frequently have the mottled look like yours shown. No, I'm not sure. Good call. Knowing nothing about SA Hyli...
by Asnyder
January 16th, 2012, 8:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ecuador - Amazonian Region report
Replies: 24
Views: 6473

Re: Ecuador - Amazonian Region report

Excellent post and excellent photos. Really hard to choose a favorite, but the Harpy experience must have been incredible. Are you sure you Hypsiboas is calcaratus and not geographicus. Calcaratus typically have defined black and white bars on the their sides flanks and on their inner legs. Whereas ...
by Asnyder
January 2nd, 2012, 7:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Proven Breeder
Replies: 29
Views: 3051

Re: Proven Breeder

Congrats Justin!
by Asnyder
December 30th, 2011, 4:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End-of-year post from Costa Rica
Replies: 25
Views: 9123

Re: End-of-year post from Costa Rica

Fantastic post Robbie! So hard to pick a favorite photo I can't even imagine how many you must have taken. I think I accrued 100gb of photos from a two month trip to Guyana this summer.