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by kirbyl4
August 15th, 2014, 4:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: farancia erytrogramma
Replies: 9
Views: 3289

Re: farancia erytrogramma

Yes all snakes were measured, scale counted andphotographed for study purposes. Info forwarded to the DNR. The dead one was donated. I have found three in two years. I am hoping the population is way better than we think. I can't wait to get back out there and look for more. It just been so cold at ...
by kirbyl4
July 30th, 2014, 4:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: farancia erytrogramma
Replies: 9
Views: 3289

Re: farancia erytrogramma

Cool, cool!
by kirbyl4
July 29th, 2014, 3:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: farancia erytrogramma
Replies: 9
Views: 3289

Re: farancia erytrogramma

Im trying to pass that worm snake torch!
and also are you hitting on me dude????
by kirbyl4
March 4th, 2014, 7:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Movement in southern maryland
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Re: Movement in southern maryland

Yeah its been a little cold. I didn't expect to see as much as I did being around 39/40 well that's what my car said. I'm not one to complain though.
by kirbyl4
March 3rd, 2014, 7:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Movement in southern maryland
Replies: 11
Views: 2539

Movement in southern maryland

With the rain system running over maryland just before the storm I decided to head south were it was a little bit warmer for a little bit longer. it seemed to be a good decision. There was some major movement for the spotted salamanders last night. The peepers were out but hadn't started calling yet...
by kirbyl4
March 3rd, 2014, 7:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March 2014 Species Counts
Replies: 22
Views: 5274

Re: March 2014 Species Counts

March 2nd Charles county MD

21 four toed salamanders
give or take 30 live peepers not calling yet
1 southern leopard frog
4 wood frogs
TMTC spotted salamanders
6 marbled salamanders
by kirbyl4
November 11th, 2013, 1:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Maryland snakes.
Replies: 7
Views: 1698

Maryland snakes.

So I Haven't posted in awhile been to busy with herping/working. Now that its getting colder I will just recap some of my snake finds for this year and last here in Maryland. these are in no specific order. first up is a small brown snake https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/579616_10151...
by kirbyl4
September 22nd, 2013, 7:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: September Species Counts
Replies: 12
Views: 2575

Re: September Species Counts

9 21 caroline county MD tiger salamander marbeled salamanders green tree frogs spade foot toads green frogs bull frogs southern leopard frogs 3 black rat snakes 1 brown snake 1 ring neck 3 rough green snakes grey/copes tree frogs KENT county md tiger salamander grey/copes tree frogs barking tree fro...
by kirbyl4
July 4th, 2013, 6:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: July Species Counts
Replies: 26
Views: 6658

Re: July Species Counts

MD- Montgomery county
7-2
1 hognose
1 milksnake
5 snapping turtles
2 garter snakes
3 stink pots
4 red belly sliders
6 red eared sliders
4 northern watersnakes
TMTC
green frogs
painted turtles
by kirbyl4
June 25th, 2013, 7:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June Species Counts
Replies: 21
Views: 4197

Re: June Species Counts

md-pg
outing with incuhead and siobhan
despite it being 94 we still found alot.
fowlers toads
cricketfrogs
painted turtles
red eared slider
2 smooth earth sankes
1 mole kingsnake
fivelined skinks
a fence lizard
A GOOD DAY.
by kirbyl4
June 14th, 2013, 4:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: keeping track of snakes this year.
Replies: 5
Views: 1370

Re: keeping track of snakes this year.

Maybe but a smart phone tally count is the way to go. I can update in the field super easy. Now if there was a app for that......haha
by kirbyl4
June 13th, 2013, 7:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle pics from today
Replies: 2
Views: 691

Re: Turtle pics from today

I have seen snappers bask before but that one really wanted to be up there. I love it
by kirbyl4
June 13th, 2013, 7:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: herper seeking herper
Replies: 1
Views: 663

Re: herper seeking herper

Dating site title.....LOL
by kirbyl4
June 13th, 2013, 7:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: PA Wilds 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 2936

Re: PA Wilds 2013

jealous of the redbelly. I went looking for one of those this week and all i found were milks and timbers. all in all it was a 3 and a half foot milk but still.... nice dark timbers too. be careful flipping at den sites you never know if a small timber or copperhead is under the rock you are about t...
by kirbyl4
June 13th, 2013, 7:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: keeping track of snakes this year.
Replies: 5
Views: 1370

keeping track of snakes this year.

so i thought it would be a fun idea to catalog all the snakes i find this year. only alive, captured and clearly identified snakes are counted. I was looking at my totals for so far and thought the counts were kinda interesting. corn snake 1 ribbon snake 3 smooth earth snake 4 brown snake 3 southeas...
by kirbyl4
June 13th, 2013, 7:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June Species Counts
Replies: 21
Views: 4197

Re: June Species Counts

Garrette county md 6-12

4 milk snakes
9 timber rattle snakes
8 ringnecks
4 garters
1 queen snake
1 northern water snake

easten newts
wood frog
bull frog
green frog
1 slimy salamander
by kirbyl4
May 12th, 2013, 2:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: May Milkathon!
Replies: 38
Views: 5747

Re: May Milkathon!

lampro nuts.....
Image
by kirbyl4
May 1st, 2013, 3:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: May Species Counts
Replies: 41
Views: 7474

Re: May Species Counts

Frederick co. 5/1
7 timber rattlesnakes.
My good old friend of 3 years a giant stumpy tailed northern watersnake.
And a nice 6 and a half foot black rat.
by kirbyl4
April 14th, 2013, 1:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Odd Looking Garter
Replies: 10
Views: 2055

Re: Odd Looking Garter

If you had rain recently maybe it made it move and get lost. I found a juvi ribbon snake in the middle of a large field once. no water around at all, thought it was kidda strange. juveniles arnt the brightest.
by kirbyl4
April 14th, 2013, 9:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Odd Looking Garter
Replies: 10
Views: 2055

Re: Odd Looking Garter

Doesn't look like a garter. looks like a juvenile northern water snake. cool find though.
by kirbyl4
April 7th, 2013, 1:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Juvinlie spring and red salamanders
Replies: 0
Views: 927

Juvinlie spring and red salamanders

ok so i have had alot of confusion about the juvenile spring and red salamanders. after seeing them side by side and just in general I could see how different they actually look. any way thought this might be helpful to some people. red salamander https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/8206_101...
by kirbyl4
April 7th, 2013, 1:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 1st snake of the year
Replies: 4
Views: 1013

Re: 1st snake of the year

1st snake huh! a little late for us all.. what did you come across?
by kirbyl4
April 1st, 2013, 3:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March Species Counts
Replies: 53
Views: 6806

Re: March Species Counts

Ended march with a bang in Fredrick county MD

well over 150 spotted salamanders
same for eastern newts
TMTC peepers
5 american toads
1 jefferson salamander
TMTC wood frogs
1 pickerel frog
4 red back salamanders
by kirbyl4
April 1st, 2013, 3:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 1st snake of the year
Replies: 4
Views: 1013

1st snake of the year

I know every body is having a blast with the migrations and everything so I don't see much much point to posting a million wood frogs, spotted salamnders , Jefferson, peepers..... the list goes on. Thought this was awsome though. Today my little friends behind my house starting showing up. https://s...
by kirbyl4
April 1st, 2013, 3:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April Species Counts
Replies: 49
Views: 7990

Re: April Species Counts

American April 1st County
17 tiger salamanders
15 timber rattle snakes
1 diamond back rattle snake
101 garter snakes
and a bull frog.
by kirbyl4
February 18th, 2013, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: February hognose
Replies: 8
Views: 1335

Re: February hognose

a similar find was found last week in frederick co of maryland. a beautiful hognose was found by a friend. u can cheack it out on marylands reptile and amphibians atlas facebook page.
by kirbyl4
January 26th, 2013, 3:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What to do when it's 5 degress out?
Replies: 13
Views: 1989

Re: What to do when it's 5 degress out?

My brother (inchuhead) and I went to the outer banks and had a amazing herp trip. Found a couple of king snakes, a few hognoses, alot of cottonmouths, some water snakes, anoles, a bunch of diff kinds of tree frogs, frogs, turtles. it was amazing I would highly recommend going. keep looking for spots...
by kirbyl4
January 7th, 2013, 8:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: a December recap
Replies: 1
Views: 357

a December recap

This december was strange. I actually got some herping in with the warm weather. I'm not to sure how I got time to herp in working 80/90 hour weeks but I managed it. I guess All work and no herp make matthew a dull boy. any way here is a recap of december which i actually found two lifers in. grey t...
by kirbyl4
December 2nd, 2012, 12:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #8 - VENOMOUS SNAKES
Replies: 23
Views: 3299

Re: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #8 - VENOMOUS SN

hmmmm a nice dark timber near home. dont see them this dark near my house that much. http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/564457_10151212566305351_1126569270_n.jpg they love each other http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/380346_10151030541385351_1531194701_n.jpg chilling on a stump http...
by kirbyl4
December 2nd, 2012, 11:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What do you do to help keep from herping withdrawl?
Replies: 5
Views: 682

Re: What do you do to help keep from herping withdrawl?

work seven days a week at 80 to 90 hours. you just want to eat and crash when you get home. :crazyeyes:
by kirbyl4
November 29th, 2012, 4:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year 2012, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLES
Replies: 23
Views: 3129

Re: End of the Year 2012, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLE

three favorite turtles of the year hmmm... well first id say this Florida softshell. I watched him swim around for like 10 mins then starting saying just bask, just bask, just bask. well it work the turtle listened to me. http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/420469_10151280568150351_318824601_...
by kirbyl4
November 29th, 2012, 4:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #1 - FAVORITE FIND
Replies: 23
Views: 4345

Re: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #1 - FAVORITE FI

My favorite fin d of this year is defiantly when I went down to Florida to see my brother. we went out with a dip net a caught a small maybe 7 inch siren which was awesome as I have never seen one before. Then that night we went out for a night hike and came across a good size stream. the stream had...
by kirbyl4
October 3rd, 2012, 12:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October Species Counts
Replies: 19
Views: 2684

Re: October Species Counts

10/2 Frederick co MD

TMTC american toads
green frogs
bull frogs
pickerel frogs
5 grey tree frogs
1 spring salamander
and a mamma cat with kitten not a herp but cute.
by kirbyl4
September 25th, 2012, 6:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: September Species Counts
Replies: 19
Views: 3042

Re: September Species Counts

9/20 Charles county MD

3 green tree frogs
7 pickerel frogs
3 bull frogs
2 green frogs
1 black rat snake
about 23 marbled salamanders.
by kirbyl4
September 25th, 2012, 6:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interesting Dor
Replies: 15
Views: 4017

Re: Interesting Dor

that color on that one was amazing. to bad snakes love the road.
by kirbyl4
September 24th, 2012, 3:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OBX Long weekend..
Replies: 2
Views: 895

OBX Long weekend..

So my family,fiance and I are heading down to the outerbanks for a long weekend in about 2 weeks. needles to say a great deal of herping will be going on. We have spent time herping the outerbanks before and have had some luck. Just curious what other people have found in the outer banks before.
by kirbyl4
September 6th, 2012, 5:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Labor Day weeked: Timbers, Neonate coppers and a lucky rat
Replies: 18
Views: 3088

Re: Labor Day weeked: Timbers, Neonate coppers and a lucky r

here are a few more photos from the same weekend. only with a different view. http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/s720x720/574509_10151212565195351_791381351_n.jpg http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/644467_10151212565520351_536768687_n.jpg http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/s7...
by kirbyl4
August 29th, 2012, 6:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: August Species Counts
Replies: 12
Views: 2183

Re: August Species Counts

They are pretty cool for one of the only 6 lizards we have.
by kirbyl4
August 28th, 2012, 6:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: August Species Counts
Replies: 12
Views: 2183

Re: August Species Counts

past week (8-23 - 8-27) montgomery county - anne aroundel

2 ringnecks
1 ribbon snake
1 copperhead
2 black rats
3 fence lizards
4 six lined racerunners
green frogs
bullfrogs
american toads
by kirbyl4
July 31st, 2012, 5:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Boring Stuff
Replies: 5
Views: 940

Re: The Boring Stuff

The boring stuff???? None of that stuff is boring. being outside,finding lifers, crawling in a swamp to hear frogs and toads and then not being able to hear anything else for the next 3 hours even after you leave. The dead shark with a great aroma that you wish glade made candles of. Awesome glass l...
by kirbyl4
July 31st, 2012, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another Eastern Rat/ Northern watersnake ID
Replies: 13
Views: 3006

Re: Another Eastern Rat/ Northern watersnake ID

That's funny. I cant count how many times i have noticed stuff like that. It surprises me that the people making these signs and stuff don't even take the time to check their work, as if it were hard. once in a nature center they had a king snake labeled as the wrong type of king snake. thought that...
by kirbyl4
July 26th, 2012, 7:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: July Species Count
Replies: 20
Views: 2994

Re: July Species Count

7/26 MD montgomery county

1 copperhead
1 dor black rat
1 smooth earth snake
1 ring neck
many frogs and toads
by kirbyl4
July 24th, 2012, 11:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some salamanders
Replies: 8
Views: 1306

Re: Some salamanders

cool shot of the babies in the eggs.
I'm not sure if you know this but there is a wild backpack in habitat and you captured it in a photo that's pretty awesome.
by kirbyl4
July 3rd, 2012, 7:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA NATIONAL MEETING 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 2319

Re: NAFHA NATIONAL MEETING 2012

wish I could make it. one of my places to visit in the near future.
by kirbyl4
July 3rd, 2012, 7:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another western MD trip(not a NAFHA)
Replies: 7
Views: 1530

Another western MD trip(not a NAFHA)

So My brother, his girlfriend, my fiance and I took our annual family vacation to western Maryland. We had a great trip with fishing, hiking, spending time with the family and not to mention some herping. We found a wide variety of species including a Maryland state endangered species. Also a few li...
by kirbyl4
June 4th, 2012, 6:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need ID on something stange
Replies: 23
Views: 4148

Re: Need ID on something stange

It was defiantly a squatch marking its territory.
you have stumbled on a squatch denning area its amazing you made it out alive.
by kirbyl4
June 1st, 2012, 12:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip to south central NY, and northern PA
Replies: 12
Views: 2281

Re: trip to south central NY, and northern PA

I'm not so sure on the old scar thing as it could just be pigment thing. I was told by two separate people that it is most likely from scarring so that's what I'm going with. unless there is a crazy maniac going around painting green snakes. here is one I found a few years ago, not a smooth but same...
by kirbyl4
May 31st, 2012, 5:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Final update - up to 6/6: My year so far.
Replies: 31
Views: 2727

Re: My year so far...

awesome pics. love the spotted's but I am gana give you some guff about putting them in a bucket to move them along. Only because you lied to us, that looks more like a Tupperware container.
by kirbyl4
May 31st, 2012, 4:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip to south central NY, and northern PA
Replies: 12
Views: 2281

Re: trip to south central NY, and northern PA

Saw some cool stuff. The spring salamander is really cool. I agreed with everyone else that that is also a mountain dusky. one other thing about the green snake. you said that it had blue paint on it. in not sure if that was sarcasm or not but i have seen a good number of green snakes and they have ...
by kirbyl4
May 25th, 2012, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Racer vs garter.
Replies: 4
Views: 1017

Re: Racer vs garter.

Before the snake went down I saw the back had more checkers on it. I have never seen a ribbon snake in the area either. I'm pretty sure it was just a garter. also alot of the garters I have seen in the area have had no checkers at all.