Search found 87 matches

by RCampbell
August 19th, 2017, 5:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lizard ID from Java
Replies: 10
Views: 5001

Re: Lizard ID from Java

Looks like Hemidactylus platyurus
by RCampbell
August 6th, 2017, 4:32 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Nikon Coolpix P900 Thoughts?
Replies: 8
Views: 13729

Re: Nikon Coolpix P900 Thoughts?

Awesome! Can't wait to see lizard behaviours you uncover and write up!
by RCampbell
August 5th, 2017, 6:13 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Nikon Coolpix P900 Thoughts?
Replies: 8
Views: 13729

Re: Nikon Coolpix P900 Thoughts?

Chris...
Got to play with one a friend bought...interesting camera and the zoom ability is truly beyond belief, however...without being mounted to a serious tripod most of that zoom capability is wasted.
by RCampbell
August 5th, 2017, 6:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need help with a snake ID please...
Replies: 2
Views: 1836

Re: Need help with a snake ID please...

Looks like a young Banded Watersnake (Nerodia fasciata)
by RCampbell
July 13th, 2017, 5:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica early 2010 (mostly birds)
Replies: 5
Views: 2871

Re: Costa Rica early 2010 (mostly birds)

Your unknown insect is an Acharia sp. Caterpillar (possibly nesea). Accidentally leaning your forearm against one to photograph other things is highly unpleasant!
by RCampbell
August 30th, 2016, 4:41 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Lenses for Herping Australia
Replies: 19
Views: 18113

Re: Lenses for Herping Australia

Sounds like you have some good options going through your mind already. The 70-200 will definitely give you more options. Too bad you are a Canon guy (said with love and a smile) I am a Nikon guy...the only reason I say too bad is I have a Nikon mount Tokina 100mm macro I would part with lol! Macro ...
by RCampbell
August 29th, 2016, 4:45 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Lenses for Herping Australia
Replies: 19
Views: 18113

Re: Lenses for Herping Australia

For a trip such as this I would look into renting a lens...since you have canon...the 300f4l might be something to look into for rental of the trip. It is a fast lens that would allow you to reach out and capture images from a distance!
by RCampbell
August 26th, 2014, 2:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Predation captured
Replies: 6
Views: 2509

Re: Predation captured

Justinm...Absolutely....still stoked and unbelievably jazzed.. NACairns....absolutely, field time is all about this kind of opportunities if we are willing to take our time to see what is there... RichinReptiles...TN is amazing when it comes to salamanders...especially here in the extreme east! Kell...
by RCampbell
August 25th, 2014, 2:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Predation captured
Replies: 6
Views: 2509

Predation captured

Been a while since I have contributed here... This recent predation event I was fortunate enough to not only witness but photograph was too much not to share! spring mander consuming a mountain dusky...then a jordani image or two for good mander measure... Enjoy! http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/l...
by RCampbell
June 1st, 2014, 7:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help with three separate IDs for the data base.
Replies: 19
Views: 3734

Re: Help with three separate IDs for the data base.

Is the "snake climbing a tree" a snake at all??
To be honest I think it is a vine...look at the top of the picture...
by RCampbell
May 14th, 2014, 9:27 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: It's been too long since we've had an in situ theme thread..
Replies: 212
Views: 174695

Re: It's been too long since we've had an in situ theme thre

two recent insitu shots from the TN... Didn't know Corn snakes would transverse the mountain streams under the water....this one popped up while I was walking up stream looking for snot lizards.... http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/mander1qaa_zps44f99c82.jpg http://i287.photobucket...
by RCampbell
December 14th, 2013, 2:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Handful of random pics. CA,AZ, and NV.
Replies: 8
Views: 3147

Re: Handful of random pics. CA,AZ, and NV.

Dude...Nothing like seeing home..lutosus and "mints"...

I think you got it wrong though...little man was the one with all the answers to my questions! That is one outstanding young man!

Hopefully we can get out more than once this coming year hermano....
by RCampbell
October 16th, 2013, 10:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few from AZ
Replies: 5
Views: 1865

A few from AZ

Have had a pretty interesting year...and have spent time in the field with the best people. Monty, Diego, Brendan, Doug, Dan, John, Michael, Nate, Nick, Terry, Jason, Graham, Micheal and Micheal.... Teaser for the EOY post coming (still some field time to get in yet!).... These things can be found i...
by RCampbell
September 30th, 2013, 8:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Range extension Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea)
Replies: 9
Views: 2676

Re: Range extension Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea)

There has been a large breeding population in Cades Cove TN for at least 8 years that I know of.... I assume introduced as the bubble that exists devoid of them (so far) all the way around.
by RCampbell
September 29th, 2013, 7:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some action is castlewood canyon, CO
Replies: 10
Views: 2570

Re: Some action is castlewood canyon, CO

Snake Dude, A very mature response, thank you for acknowledging the issues we were trying to point out, but more importantly for listening* (odd choice of word for a post you read...). Don't lose the enthusiasm, in fact grow it. Continue to learn and have a blast, while helping further knowledge and...
by RCampbell
September 29th, 2013, 6:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some action is castlewood canyon, CO
Replies: 10
Views: 2570

Re: Some action is castlewood canyon, CO

:( While I see you are enthusiastic about herping..and from the post...you are new. Please understand that den sites are sensitive areas, and they should be viewed from a distance so as not to disturb the snakes. You did harm by digging snakes out of den areas and disturbing them...I will assume uni...
by RCampbell
September 1st, 2013, 11:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Skull ID....
Replies: 16
Views: 4690

Re: Skull ID....

Heron or other wading bird pelvis I would guess.
by RCampbell
July 28th, 2013, 6:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AZ..... simply beautiful
Replies: 7
Views: 2331

AZ..... simply beautiful

No matter where you go....it is always spectacular! http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/mrs_zpsf689883d.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/nmt_zps520da250.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/rs1_zpsc1a3e5c4.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albu...
by RCampbell
July 17th, 2013, 2:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rains begin
Replies: 12
Views: 3370

Re: Rains begin

simpleyork... agreed, it was spectacular...best looking male I have personally ever seen. Looking forward to being able to photograph many more! regalringneck, thank you for the kind words. They are appreciated! MarcLinsalata, thank you for the kind words... Arizona is a magical place, no matter whe...
by RCampbell
July 16th, 2013, 3:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rains begin
Replies: 12
Views: 3370

Rains begin

Arizona is an incredible state. The annual rainfall we all hold our breathe for is just starting up. and with that rain will follow the people who chase our cold blooded passions. Remember while out there to be safe, be civil, and follow the laws of the state of Arizona. Herpers are not bad guys, so...
by RCampbell
June 21st, 2013, 5:21 pm
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Elf Owl
Replies: 3
Views: 2455

Re: Elf Owl

Andy,
Hopefully you can, I do not know when they migrate south out of Colorado. I love these little guys and although I come across them often, this was the first time I was able to get a photograph!

-Riley
by RCampbell
June 18th, 2013, 3:24 am
Forum: Bird Forum
Topic: Elf Owl
Replies: 3
Views: 2455

Elf Owl

Whitney's Elf Owl
Micrathene whitneyi whitneyi
Pima County, AZ
Image
by RCampbell
June 11th, 2013, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Pima County activity
Replies: 5
Views: 1498

Re: Recent Pima County activity

Yes Tonia, it was clipped in the head by a car. Although enucleated, I do believe it survived the incident, as it was fiesty and walking well as it left the road way while I was photographing it... It was the worst part of the evening.
by RCampbell
June 10th, 2013, 7:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Recent Pima County activity
Replies: 5
Views: 1498

Recent Pima County activity

A few recent finds in Pima County. Terry at some point I plan on hooking up with you since I am here and you are not too terribly far away! (Besides I have bamboo for you)... http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/gopher_zps4b903224.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbel...
by RCampbell
May 29th, 2013, 8:34 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Opinions wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 2255

Opinions wanted

So this month has allowed me some really neat opportunities while walking washes. Nailing lighting in the dark is always a challenge and I have striven to achieve even lighting and decent exposure. Question, does the first image look overexposed? I ask as it was one of the last images I tool of this...
by RCampbell
May 27th, 2013, 5:31 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Cacama valvata, Cactus dodger
Replies: 0
Views: 1088

Cacama valvata, Cactus dodger

Image
by RCampbell
May 26th, 2013, 9:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2 Chinese snake IDs
Replies: 16
Views: 4764

Re: 2 Chinese snake IDs

The stripes on the posterior bug me, but my gut reaction to pic one is Rhabdophis....
by RCampbell
May 24th, 2013, 1:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Must Read - Liability Waivers
Replies: 18
Views: 3545

Re: Must Read - Liability Waivers

Hold harmless, indemnification agreements, and release of liability are just one part of a legal picture. If field events occur on private property I could see property owners requiring hold harmless and indemnification agreements signed before allowing an organization to utilize their property. Min...
by RCampbell
May 23rd, 2013, 9:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID on Tenn Salamander larva
Replies: 11
Views: 3105

Re: ID on Tenn Salamander larva

Thanks Carl and others... I guess after all of them I used to see everything looks like Desmognathus :lol:
by RCampbell
May 23rd, 2013, 3:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID on Tenn Salamander larva
Replies: 11
Views: 3105

Re: ID on Tenn Salamander larva

In bottom pic the larger individual looks Desmognathus to me....
by RCampbell
May 23rd, 2013, 12:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Good evening for walking in Pima County
Replies: 5
Views: 2176

Re: Good evening for walking in Pima County

rosyman, thanks I am glad you enjoyed them. Zach... both species are pretty cool...I always wonder why more people never took to working with long nosed, such cool and extremely diverse snakes. Reako, yeppers that was a cool snake...getting out and hoofing it just exposes you to so much more, and ev...
by RCampbell
May 21st, 2013, 2:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anolis ID
Replies: 5
Views: 1974

Re: Anolis ID

Anolis (Phenacosaurus) heterodermus was my best guess at this remarkable individual...
by RCampbell
May 19th, 2013, 11:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Good evening for walking in Pima County
Replies: 5
Views: 2176

Good evening for walking in Pima County

Tonight was a gorgeous night, and walking a wash I like I wasn't disappointed. The Long-nosed snake in process of eating a whiptail was a first time event for me although I know they eat them (and damn trying to learn all the different whiptails here...crazy!) Enough talk... I hope you all enjoy thi...
by RCampbell
May 13th, 2013, 5:10 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: image I liked the results of, opinions welcome!
Replies: 8
Views: 4263

Re: image I liked the results of, opinions welcome!

Still a bit away from where it needs to be, but after a bit of tweaking:
Image
by RCampbell
May 11th, 2013, 9:46 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: image I liked the results of, opinions welcome!
Replies: 8
Views: 4263

Re: image I liked the results of, opinions welcome!

Chris, Matt, Robert.. Thank you so much for your comments and input!


I value the feedback, the number of incredible photographers here is truly an asset to our passions and hobby!

-Riley
by RCampbell
May 1st, 2013, 6:39 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: image I liked the results of, opinions welcome!
Replies: 8
Views: 4263

image I liked the results of, opinions welcome!

Two images taken same night, I put the two together.
Image
by RCampbell
April 21st, 2013, 6:06 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Pima county leaf cutter
Replies: 0
Views: 829

Pima county leaf cutter

Acromyrmex versicolor, Pima County, Arizona
Image
by RCampbell
April 15th, 2013, 10:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few from Clark County
Replies: 15
Views: 3588

Re: A few from Clark County

I appreciate the offer Attila, but I am intimately familiar with the area and its herpetofauna.
by RCampbell
April 4th, 2013, 9:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some pics of recent outing in S. Utah
Replies: 16
Views: 2421

Re: Some pics of recent outing in S. Utah

Loved the chuck and lutosus shots. Any chnace that the predation on the young torts were the result of packrats or squirrels directly? I have seen squirrels do a lot of damge, and have had a few serious discussions with some large scale tortoise breeders on squirrel predation on their young tortoise...
by RCampbell
April 3rd, 2013, 8:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Clark County, NV
Replies: 1
Views: 689

Clark County, NV

Vocalizing Desert Banded Gecko
Image
by RCampbell
March 31st, 2013, 4:51 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Small array of arachnids
Replies: 5
Views: 2639

Re: Small array of arachnids

WOW!!! Fabtastic photographs! Thank you for sharing. On a note for you on the Cupiennius coccineus, their toxcicty is no where near that of the Phoneutria species with which they are often confused. With specific regard to the Cupiennius coccineus it has been demonstrated that their venom causes pai...
by RCampbell
March 21st, 2013, 11:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes
Replies: 12
Views: 4257

Re: Wyoming advice for pygmy rattlesnakes

Many residents of Wyoming refer to the Midget Faded Rattlesnakes as "Pygmy" rattlers.... The importance of binomial is really underlined in areas like this where the common name used is especially misleading because it is a name commonly used for a completely different genus let alone species.... Ro...
by RCampbell
March 19th, 2013, 7:47 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Super defensive charge!
Replies: 1
Views: 847

Super defensive charge!

Solfugid (Eremobates pallipes)
Clark County, NV
This little gem charged the lens....ever seen 250lbs laying prone levitate and move in reverse? Me neither, because I was looking through lens!!!!!
Image
by RCampbell
March 17th, 2013, 9:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few from Clark County
Replies: 15
Views: 3588

A few from Clark County

Sauromalus ater, Clark County, NV http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/chuckinhab_zpsf4c0d0e6.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/youngster_zpsd0dad3dc.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/youngchuck_zpsa67dbf34.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/al...
by RCampbell
March 7th, 2013, 10:29 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: True bug on Cholla
Replies: 1
Views: 785

True bug on Cholla

Image

I believe this to be Chelinidea vittiger,
Clark County, NV
by RCampbell
March 7th, 2013, 10:25 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: some recent spiders...
Replies: 3
Views: 1089

Re: some recent spiders...

Image

Thought I had added this one too, obviously I hadn't.....
by RCampbell
March 7th, 2013, 10:04 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: some recent spiders...
Replies: 3
Views: 1089

Re: some recent spiders...

same lens was used for all shots Travis my 60mm nikkor micro (or macro lens as everyone but nikon seems to call them ;) )
by RCampbell
March 7th, 2013, 10:01 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: Which Scolopendra is this?
Replies: 3
Views: 1580

Which Scolopendra is this?

Is this Scolopendra polymorpha or S. viridis ? Was found in Clark County, NV


Image

Image
by RCampbell
March 4th, 2013, 8:26 pm
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: some recent spiders...
Replies: 3
Views: 1089

some recent spiders...

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/DSC_0027-6_zpse72742e1.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/DSC_0055-5_zps09998dd7.jpg [IMGhttp://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/DSC_0267_zpsf3dd46ea.jpg[/IMG] http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/as...
by RCampbell
March 4th, 2013, 8:16 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Best diffuser for (treefrog) photography at night.
Replies: 20
Views: 9362

Re: Best diffuser for (treefrog) photography at night.

My first diffuser I made from a one gallon plastic milk jug...useful recycling! The frog shots were taken on a night with a new moon .... http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/547781_264167847015745_1955558695_n_zps1d64b651.jpg http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll133/R_Campbell/398882...