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by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 16th, 2019, 2:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2019 EOY Recap
Replies: 9
Views: 3143

Re: 2019 EOY Recap

achillesbeast wrote:
December 15th, 2019, 8:33 am
2019 was a bittersweet year; it was my best herping-wise, but it was extremely difficult in many other ways.
Same here, Frank. Won't help a lot, but just so you know I am a big fan of your photography, thanks taking the time to compile these!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 9th, 2019, 2:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sky Islands first post
Replies: 6
Views: 1819

Re: Sky Islands first post

Thanks a lot, this took me out of the herp-unfriendly weather of NW European autumn!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 3rd, 2019, 7:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help with some reptiles from Indonesia
Replies: 13
Views: 2125

Re: Help with some reptiles from Indonesia

Skink might be Lamprolepis smaragdina.
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 18th, 2019, 5:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2019 10 - Australia trip report
Replies: 2
Views: 1137

2019 10 - Australia trip report

Been to Australia! https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=101 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/YyQhvbyvs4axUwMC_d1T1MvI7jMnXdew8itrCBhAVSh3XvUq-j4qktbZpeXGfPkoAEuiPsTno8esleD4h6D5fmzwYrVug0HXUdgReUUAGyCyf6LY2x4eiG5PZSwM28LjoZedpHiOBgBSDbxuix2TMAPWACalRvyOVdkkq7hsvOvrTpujkWgDW0dMkMZ4PWcyCP...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
July 9th, 2019, 11:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica 2019 trip report
Replies: 5
Views: 10083

Re: Costa Rica 2019 trip report

Thanks, Mark!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
July 5th, 2019, 11:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica 2019 trip report
Replies: 5
Views: 10083

Re: Costa Rica 2019 trip report

Thanks, guys! Usually in bed by midnight, so definitely not the most exhausting trip ever, Jimi. It's more fun with a little bit of work, isn't it? ;) Yes, the fairy-tale cloud forest wasn't packed with herps... Chytrid might have gotten to the frogs, but also not a single lizard during hours and ho...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
July 2nd, 2019, 12:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica 2019 trip report
Replies: 5
Views: 10083

Costa Rica 2019 trip report

Had a trip bursting with herpetological biodiversity (ca. 140 species) => https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=98 Here's a small set of preview pics, trip report holds much-much-much more. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/o_CBQNYEKvJ6A8gAkwTtEcnpR8XtHByyLKDxYEtldassKEm73Cis9Um3Cbv9TFwJb...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
June 20th, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Online venomous snake quiz for the masses....
Replies: 3
Views: 12297

Re: Online venomous snake quiz for the masses....

Has a puff adder photo labelled as (so-called correct answer) death adder...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
May 22nd, 2019, 1:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait
Replies: 1
Views: 3685

Re: Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait

Very cool!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
May 13th, 2019, 7:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2019 04 - Eurotour III trip report
Replies: 4
Views: 6280

Re: 2019 04 - Eurotour III trip report

Thanks, guys! Yes, Jimi, one crazy go from France to Spain to Italy to Slovenia and back north to Belgium.
by Jeroen Speybroeck
May 1st, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2019 04 - Eurotour III trip report
Replies: 4
Views: 6280

2019 04 - Eurotour III trip report

Here's the report of a short trip that turned into a big one => https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=96 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DQUmJmX2CgNpQqw1KHkqyT6Kq2XXylM6ibfz5BvA6aJz_Oa5R4WlGCg8jYXSrFk1aAuZ1w5nhH2UUOdZ2BSiLKnqhylMqOGVwqktZKeWr5MicNxOPZYglSkOZViHDtgUd7gZfZ0ka8nlDv3SBvPZzU...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
March 11th, 2019, 2:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: terrapin ID question
Replies: 3
Views: 4403

terrapin ID question

Probably very easy for any US herper, but what species/subspecies are these?
image1.jpeg
by Jeroen Speybroeck
March 2nd, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Africa - Bitis cornuta, Aspedilaps, more
Replies: 7
Views: 8211

Re: South Africa - Bitis cornuta, Aspedilaps, more

What a trip! Fun to read too, thanks!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
February 28th, 2019, 9:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rare Mountain Snakes in Hong Kong
Replies: 12
Views: 16650

Re: Rare Mountain Snakes in Hong Kong

Very nice!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
February 7th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Corsica 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 15114

Re: trip report Corsica 2018

Kookamongus wrote:
February 7th, 2019, 11:07 am
Love the brook newts the most, will be taking a trip down there this summer, lets hope google maps does not fail me
Why would it? I'm actually going back myself too (second half of August), this time with my kids.
by Jeroen Speybroeck
January 16th, 2019, 6:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RFI Costa Rica with Family
Replies: 2
Views: 2729

Re: RFI Costa Rica with Family

May not answer too much of your questions, but this is the best thing I can think of for CR + family =>
https://www.gertjanverspui.com/trip-rep ... mmer-2015/
by Jeroen Speybroeck
January 4th, 2019, 12:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lyciasalamandra frenzy - SW Turkey, December 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 3033

Lyciasalamandra frenzy - SW Turkey, December 2018

Below some appetizers for the trip report => https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=95 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/jfSPYRFptDfoqyghm6FMBkxxcJ1jnayc0rMOzuduqarpYboTFgcakXoiPZTiVUl3RxpjFToZK3CYwM8h54bf2_gNyzQnwZqb18B5dkdy-Hv-zmgX09DrnL-sor91SNIbxdLtHQtWS4pBioyxLzpc1eaYoITFYvVcWCU7e2TBY...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 25th, 2018, 3:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: old story about taxonomic adventure
Replies: 9
Views: 6916

Re: old story about taxonomic adventure

Well done! :thumb:
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 21st, 2018, 3:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Egypt trip in January
Replies: 1
Views: 2424

Re: Egypt trip in January

Not the most popular herping destination and presumably a bad time of the year to go there, is the best I can offer.

Check this out if you haven't yet.
https://www.amazon.com/Guide-Reptiles-A ... 9774249798
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 12th, 2018, 1:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: EOY 2018 - Lots of Lampro - (TX, WA, OR, CA, CO, LA)
Replies: 23
Views: 13936

Re: EOY 2018 - Lots of Lampro - (TX, WA, OR, CA, CO, LA)

Been looking forward to this, as it wasn't too long ago that I was checking out your EOY 2017 again. What a year, again rich in quantity and quality!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 1st, 2018, 1:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Yucatan Peninsula
Replies: 8
Views: 9365

Re: trip report Yucatan Peninsula

Thanks, Bill, and good to see you still pass through here from time to time!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 29th, 2018, 3:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona Toad ID?
Replies: 3
Views: 5055

Re: Arizona Toad ID?

Yeah, the smaller ones don't have those massive parotoid glands etc. The eye and glands, however, immediately put you in the Bufonidae, with not too many other options in that area.
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 28th, 2018, 12:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Yucatan Peninsula
Replies: 8
Views: 9365

Re: trip report Yucatan Peninsula

Thanks, Jimi. Yeah, our little gamble paid off pretty well. Still not too sure when I will be able to travel some more, but I'll let you know through here. ;)
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 28th, 2018, 12:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona Toad ID?
Replies: 3
Views: 5055

Re: Arizona Toad ID?

Sonoran desert toad (Incilius alvarius)
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 28th, 2018, 11:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Yucatan Peninsula
Replies: 8
Views: 9365

Re: trip report Yucatan Peninsula

Thanks!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 22nd, 2018, 4:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Yucatan Peninsula
Replies: 8
Views: 9365

trip report Yucatan Peninsula

Had a short but wonderful trip to Mexico. Full report is here => https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=94 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pGaRoU7ed1yaDT3ALQg3bqPpEBggAbIiEQZH_U4lK_kxFG0bLOEFVQMHV_nRSUAB-8AbTRyNv5iHVabEbdsieWhqDWwcSr61oWmfABBDR40gmlx4cROdaitL1SChS_lNS8ijjzYd9hsSg-YebISZR...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 13th, 2018, 8:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica
Replies: 16
Views: 12761

Re: Costa Rica

I will just go off topic to say that I love how Jimi keeps taking the time to write useful and helpful replies to such request. :thumb:
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 7th, 2018, 9:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yucatan mysteries
Replies: 7
Views: 10591

Re: Yucatan mysteries

So you changed from a beggar to a researcher. Trust everyone, it works out better in the long run. Books work really good too. can you read? Ooops, was that rude, or just a stupid question? "mama says, stupid is, is what stupid dues." DOR, who bit you? I thought my reply was friendly? Please read t...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 7th, 2018, 1:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yucatan mysteries
Replies: 7
Views: 10591

Re: Yucatan mysteries

From top-to-top and side-to-side, but number 4 is unknown, so i skipped that one. But the rest are too easy. The first is a rose-bellied lizard, second and so forth a stream Anole. Brown Anole, Forest Cloudy anole, Rose-cheeked Mud Turtle, Common Costa Rican Mud Turtle, Stream Anole, and finally a ...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
November 6th, 2018, 12:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yucatan mysteries
Replies: 7
Views: 10591

Yucatan mysteries

Can anyone help IDing some tough ones from the Yucatan peninsula?
https://photos.app.goo.gl/1oSvQfLy3UYRYofk9
Feel free to forward the link.
by Jeroen Speybroeck
September 26th, 2018, 7:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Shiripuno Amazon Lodge, Ecuador (Part 2)
Replies: 7
Views: 13709

Re: Shiripuno Amazon Lodge, Ecuador (Part 2)

Nice! Do you have other shots of the Hemiphractus, showing the offspring a bit more...?
by Jeroen Speybroeck
September 21st, 2018, 1:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Banded Krait in Hong Kong
Replies: 4
Views: 10607

Re: Banded Krait in Hong Kong

Epic species, thanks!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
September 4th, 2018, 3:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Corsica 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 15114

Re: trip report Corsica 2018

Many thanks, gentlement! Yes, Jimi, one of the main reasons why Corsica is so attractive is that you have mountain tops and coastal maquis within an hour or less of driving from each other. Love it… The herping downside is that the snake list is very short (2 species only and no venomous). Their Fre...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
September 4th, 2018, 7:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Corsica 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 15114

trip report Corsica 2018

Here's the full report ===> https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=92 Some teasers below. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/11pDHmk-NvPjJoIrwRfDf2CNtTWKnmoEHmHYFROG_Ec7v3E-l8L7VFm_7x0JYt4bJE4eB_YWSLHPANcDHr9eqSa0TWm9KNuz6EGToMHX3Fq7sP-RiA9neKHtoWAtuGFUaDWnSzILEnL70MkAucSiaGL4iiHGxL-5Hlg96P...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
August 1st, 2018, 9:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Back to Borneo, part 1: Around Kuching
Replies: 9
Views: 8163

Re: Back to Borneo, part 1: Around Kuching

I am such a fan of your reports....! The fact that they are full of tasty herps helps of course, but the narrative is always such a pleasure to read. Thanks!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
June 27th, 2018, 10:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early Summer Herping - Ontario, Appalachians, Illinois
Replies: 5
Views: 7795

Re: Early Summer Herping - Ontario, Appalachians, Illinois

Great species array! Love those woods....
by Jeroen Speybroeck
May 6th, 2018, 10:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thailand, Bali, Komodo - Spring 2018 PART 2
Replies: 5
Views: 5902

Re: Thailand, Bali, Komodo - Spring 2018 PART 2

Great stuff, loved the vid too!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
May 5th, 2018, 1:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sarawak and Peninsular. Part3
Replies: 1
Views: 3776

Re: Sarawak and Peninsular. Part3

Much enjoyed, thanks!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
April 23rd, 2018, 9:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Morocco - April 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 3828

Re: trip report Morocco - April 2018

Thanks, Jeff! It wasn't too bad, guess I'm spoiled... :mrgreen:
by Jeroen Speybroeck
April 18th, 2018, 5:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: trip report Morocco - April 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 3828

trip report Morocco - April 2018

Ventured into a to me largely unknown continent and had a suboptimal but still pleasant trip. Here’s the full report ===> https://www.hylawerkgroep.be/jeroen/index.php?id=90 https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/TTt3taN_jx3T8Xb4oC85nGPBEqLyA-xGDhR9KsXl65Gn1r8cz12zjNNXyjx4yQpvXYXfnatLzgSSZoDgnXngemtWMNag...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
April 17th, 2018, 11:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A reintroduction and a C. cerberus menagerie
Replies: 8
Views: 8144

Re: A reintroduction and a C. cerberus menagerie

The main target when I will revisit AZ, so :shock: :thumb:
by Jeroen Speybroeck
February 4th, 2018, 5:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: No party like an Ambystoma party
Replies: 4
Views: 3579

Re: No party like an Ambystoma party

Thanks for that! On top of my list if I make it back to the US some day ...!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
January 18th, 2018, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 4 days and 3 nights in Northeastern Colombia Part 1
Replies: 8
Views: 5226

Re: 4 days and 3 nights in Northeastern Colombia Part 1

Josh Holbrook wrote:That phimophis is great!
Agreed!!! I think mussurana refers to Clelia species, but thanks for your post!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
January 16th, 2018, 2:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2017 - Texas/Louisiana: Pop Milk!
Replies: 9
Views: 9124

Re: 2017 - Texas/Louisiana: Pop Milk!

Well... That was great again! Thanks a lot, Kyle, and congrats on the alterna!
by Jeroen Speybroeck
January 1st, 2018, 3:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Favorite Images of 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 7079

Re: Favorite Images of 2017

Such a treat! Mating flaviceps??? :shock: :shock: :shock:
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 22nd, 2017, 1:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: catching up - 3 summer reports
Replies: 3
Views: 4261

Re: catching up - 3 summer reports

Hey Jimi, I know people around here tend to dislike linking away from the forum itself (never understood why...), but that's where you'll find some answers. ;) NW Spain is beautiful. Not too many snake species, but the variability within Vipera seoanei is ridiculous. In terms of fire salamander dens...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
December 21st, 2017, 7:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: catching up - 3 summer reports
Replies: 3
Views: 4261

catching up - 3 summer reports

Catching up with reports of trips to northwestern Spain , Lorraine and the Pyrenees . https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ZnG__POa9Q07op5yvtkL1K9Qq4wLJN_BuQjJww2vJZ_ThNQpAjBU0OZM7LSGBNxap_6OFJXZfcW3TR2XmBTwe0JXIAZmdEyh1lV66FcgD737NtImEPegbhnJYq87KCPLSNluWNfpYkzz_j7s16tVFbvSBGWAyx8-VSQhRHdXgspDemmlIQ8q...
by Jeroen Speybroeck
October 11th, 2017, 5:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some Summer Endemics
Replies: 9
Views: 6990

Re: Some Summer Endemics

100 salamander species! :shock: :thumb:
Great post!