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by wayne_fidler
March 19th, 2014, 7:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: facebook page?
Replies: 1
Views: 956

facebook page?

I was wondering if the chapter had a Facebook page? And if so what is it called. I'm looking to do a bit more herping and posting this year.....been a while, I want to voucher the few remaining counties in NY hopefully. But I seem to be on FB alot more and it would be more convienent for me so figur...
by wayne_fidler
September 28th, 2012, 3:17 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: What was your last lifer?...
Replies: 381
Views: 227986

Re: What was your last lifer?...

cackling goose 9-28-12 after looking through 1000s of canadian geese last fall this spring and now fall i got one, on the first real day of goose movement south in NY.
by wayne_fidler
January 10th, 2012, 3:37 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: How'd you get into it?
Replies: 23
Views: 3412

Re: How'd you get into it?

I haven't frequented the forums much this year do to birding, I got into it last year and being that I'm in ny and seen most of the herptofauna, I figured I would take the year off and start birding. Well I can tell you it isn't going to be a year thing its a new passion and great way to get out doo...
by wayne_fidler
September 30th, 2011, 8:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: labor day weekend in NY
Replies: 14
Views: 1391

Re: labor day weekend in NY

Queen snake in ny is a great find! I don't think they are documented in that co either.
by wayne_fidler
April 1st, 2011, 4:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March for me
Replies: 8
Views: 753

Re: March for me

nice hopefully I'll be having similar days soon!
by wayne_fidler
March 30th, 2011, 1:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifers of Winter 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2696

Re: Lifers of Winter 2011

awesome post looks like 2011 is of to an awesome start. come on up i'll get you some lifers.
by wayne_fidler
March 18th, 2011, 4:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Finally it's happened to me!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1001

Re: Finally it's happened to me!!!

thanks for the correction
by wayne_fidler
March 18th, 2011, 3:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Finally it's happened to me!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1001

Finally it's happened to me!!!

sorry no pics yet but the first frogs were on the move early this am march 18th and today while walking I found a female eastern gartersnake. in central NY oswego and jefferson counties.
by wayne_fidler
January 19th, 2011, 8:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Springs almost here!!
Replies: 26
Views: 1783

Re: Springs almost here!!

When I was in NC you could find spotteds almost anytime of the year in late summer go super early in the am and on sunny days in winter.
by wayne_fidler
January 11th, 2011, 5:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Vouchered in the Northeast- 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2095

Re: Vouchered in the Northeast- 2010

it's fine don't let it happen again lol jk. now that I'm back in NY there will be alot of new records and hopefully a few new lifers for me!
by wayne_fidler
January 11th, 2011, 5:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Most inspiring Herp
Replies: 25
Views: 2769

Re: Most inspiring Herp

kyle I'm with you on the snake lovers diary (bought it on ebay for a low 6 bucks) the other moment would be when I learned that the "spotted adders" were harmless eastern milksnakes and a constictor what boy doesn't want to see a snake constrict and consume a mouse? I did and that became my goal I w...
by wayne_fidler
January 11th, 2011, 5:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What is a 'true' coastal?
Replies: 213
Views: 20443

Re: What is a 'true' coastal?

enough talk more pics lol. so if temporalis are indeed a hybrid of elapsoides and triangulum has anyone bred them together in captivity to see what the results were? side note I do not encourage hybridization other than natural intergrades but inquiring minds want to know.
by wayne_fidler
January 11th, 2011, 4:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 5 Years in Florida: A Retrospective (Part 2)
Replies: 43
Views: 59991

Re: 5 Years in Florida: A Retrospective (Part 2)

EPIC post!!
by wayne_fidler
January 11th, 2011, 4:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Grab A beer and some hot Cheetos your gonna be here awhile.
Replies: 29
Views: 7850

Re: Grab A beer and some hot Cheetos your gonna be here awhi

great pics love the bee flying away from the flower. also looks like you have a pretty nice collection.
by wayne_fidler
January 11th, 2011, 4:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping vehicle license plates
Replies: 60
Views: 18319

Re: Herping vehicle license plates

In wilmington NC when I was repoing cars I saw JSTHERPN I had to think about it for a second.
by wayne_fidler
January 6th, 2011, 12:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Vouchered in the Northeast- 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2095

Re: Vouchered in the Northeast- 2010

I have records of laterale in the database from NY in 2010.
by wayne_fidler
January 6th, 2011, 9:04 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: I started bird photography
Replies: 5
Views: 1788

Re: I started bird photography

great shots
by wayne_fidler
December 24th, 2010, 5:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Poor water snake
Replies: 9
Views: 1302

Re: Poor water snake

OMG the dreaded spotted adder lol I used to kill em when I was young then learned they were constictors and harmless i was hooked haven't stopped learning, herping since.
by wayne_fidler
December 24th, 2010, 12:29 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: winter briding day and a strange mallard duck
Replies: 0
Views: 1762

winter briding day and a strange mallard duck

I recently braved the cold weather to go photo some ducks on lake ontario and found this strange looking duck pretty neat. great black backed gull, cormorant, mallard duck, and ring billed gulls http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v356/wayne13114/DSC_0132.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v356/way...
by wayne_fidler
December 24th, 2010, 12:19 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: owl help
Replies: 3
Views: 1943

owl help

this is a crummy pic of an owl I saw mid day in pine flat woods in NC I believe it is a short-eared owl, looking for confrmation if I can get it. lol

Image
by wayne_fidler
December 12th, 2010, 12:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blue Ridge 'manders and other query
Replies: 18
Views: 7602

Re: Blue Ridge 'manders and other query

great finds love those ornates.
by wayne_fidler
December 12th, 2010, 12:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Old pic of nice prairie king.
Replies: 1
Views: 693

Re: Old pic of nice prairie king.

to bad it's DOR looked pretty nice.
by wayne_fidler
December 12th, 2010, 12:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: December Reds
Replies: 13
Views: 1519

Re: December Reds

awesome reds!
by wayne_fidler
December 1st, 2010, 11:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Random's from the last few months... Part 2
Replies: 8
Views: 1786

Re: Random's from the last few months... Part 2

I like that grass hopper pic, and those blue garters.
by wayne_fidler
December 1st, 2010, 10:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Introduction and Southern Illinois spring post
Replies: 21
Views: 2653

Re: Introduction and Southern Illinois spring post

great pics really liked the last one of the weather. and the ribbon snake too.
by wayne_fidler
December 1st, 2010, 10:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Why bicycle cruising is better than car cruising
Replies: 42
Views: 5776

Re: Why bicycle cruising is better than car cruising

Iv'e bike cruised in NY and NC and both places are great NY is good for amphibian migrations and in the fall there are lots of snakes in the rd on those 60 degree days with lots of sun. in NC I used to ride on some fire breaks and saw lots of racers and skinks plus you can get off your bike to inspe...
by wayne_fidler
November 20th, 2010, 10:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October-November, Ohio (warning: Not only herps)
Replies: 15
Views: 4444

Re: October-November, Ohio (warning: Not only herps)

that wood duck shot is spectacular.
by wayne_fidler
November 20th, 2010, 10:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #3 - TURTLES
Replies: 42
Views: 4261

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

I like this male carolina DBT so I'm gonna include him. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v356/wayne13114/North%20Carolina/Turtles/maleDBT5-8-109.jpg I like the way this pic came out. the snapper was picked up and moved off a road. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v356/wayne13114/North%20Carolina/T...
by wayne_fidler
November 20th, 2010, 10:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I know, another Southern IL post
Replies: 14
Views: 3328

Re: I know, another Southern IL post

ya the in situ ribbon is great they never sit still long enough for me to get a in situ beforre the dart off.
by wayne_fidler
November 18th, 2010, 9:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #2 - LAMEST LIFER
Replies: 45
Views: 3618

Re: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #2 - LAMEST LIFE

Brandon, ! wrote:honestly, i was pretty excited when i found my first white-spotted slimy
I was somewhat excited, I mean a new species (subspecies) for the life list is always good.
by wayne_fidler
November 16th, 2010, 11:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: So, what's a LIFER...
Replies: 13
Views: 1652

Re: So, what's a LIFER...

I have to catch it or get close enough that it could be caught like. cept for gators or those pesky basking turtles I have to be able to see it close enough to confirm it's ID's I also HAVE to find it myself. I also keep a life list for birds they just have to be photoed.
by wayne_fidler
November 16th, 2010, 11:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #2 - LAMEST LIFER
Replies: 45
Views: 3618

Re: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #2 - LAMEST LIFE

my lifer was so lame I'm not gonna post a pic! white spotted slimy salamander from the piedmont of NC. looks no different than a northern slimy or some of the atlantic coast slimies I've seen.
by wayne_fidler
November 16th, 2010, 11:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Don't Sleep- There Are Snakes (MAJOR DUW) PART TWO!
Replies: 73
Views: 23525

Re: Don't Sleep- There Are Snakes (MAJOR DUW) PART TWO!

Epic post I wouldnt mind seeing the snake rd stuff. great photography as well.
by wayne_fidler
November 16th, 2010, 10:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Which predator would do this and why?
Replies: 13
Views: 1998

Re: Which predator would do this and why?

I'd go with weasel or mink as well, we used to do alot of trapping and we would use mice as bait and they would usually just eat the head strange lil critters.
by wayne_fidler
November 16th, 2010, 10:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rocktober
Replies: 49
Views: 8437

Re: Rocktober

awesome trip!!
by wayne_fidler
November 13th, 2010, 12:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cat vs Alligator
Replies: 16
Views: 3660

Re: Cat vs Alligator

haha that is funny.
by wayne_fidler
November 12th, 2010, 2:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: year in wraps (turtles)
Replies: 2
Views: 670

year in wraps (turtles)

this is it the yearly recap time to hibernate, research, and possibly a lil scouting. I usually break it down to snakes, turtles , frogs etc and am doing it again. 2010 was an incredible year greatest herping year I've had tons of lifers. eastern painted turtle (chrysemys p picta) lifer http://img.p...
by wayne_fidler
November 12th, 2010, 12:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: pic request alaskan herps
Replies: 36
Views: 4479

Re: pic request alaskan herps

those are some nice looking wood frogs. are they all wood frogs, not so sure about the silverish ones.
by wayne_fidler
November 12th, 2010, 12:25 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: So who wants to volunteer to do some write ups?
Replies: 94
Views: 15921

Re: So who wants to volunteer to do some write ups?

I would like to do lampropeltis t triangulum (eastern milksnake) if it isn't already taken. and possibly more I have ALOT of free time.
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 6:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Frogs,Toads, Tortoises, and a few other things in 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6130

Re: Frogs,Toads, Tortoises, and a few other things in 2010

nice post those bats are really cool.
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 3:43 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: yearly recap DUW
Replies: 1
Views: 1296

yearly recap DUW

this is it the yearly recap time to hibernate, research, and possibly a lil scouting. I usually break it down to snakes, turtles , frogs etc and am doing it again. 2010 was an incredible year greatest herping year I've had tons of lifers. eastern painted turtle (chrysemys p picta) lifer http://img.p...
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 2:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Peach State Tour and More
Replies: 38
Views: 8169

Re: A Peach State Tour and More

great post!
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 12:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #1 - FAVORITE FIND
Replies: 97
Views: 10904

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

one day this year I was driving for work along some nice brackish water habitat when nature called I stopped along a desolate area of rd to stretch my legs and awnser natures call. I walked a little of the shore line and found the shell of a carolina diamond back terrapin I called my friend and set ...
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 11:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes without rattles in 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 6657

Re: Snakes without rattles in 2010

those black and white longnose snakes are pretty neat, great post.
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 11:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes I have known and photo'd (Gigantic series!)
Replies: 37
Views: 4050

Re: Snakes I have known and photo'd (Gigantic series!)

very nice post you have seen some awesome snakes really like the pine and the tri color trifecta pic.
by wayne_fidler
November 11th, 2010, 11:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: pic request alaskan herps
Replies: 36
Views: 4479

Re: pic request alaskan herps

thanks for the pics those toads are really neat looking.
by wayne_fidler
November 9th, 2010, 3:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: pic request alaskan herps
Replies: 36
Views: 4479

pic request alaskan herps

any one hava pics of herps from alaska?
wayne
by wayne_fidler
November 7th, 2010, 11:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ya never know
Replies: 9
Views: 1081

Re: ya never know

ive only seen 3 in over 20 years and no pics of a single one that is my main sal goal of 2011.