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by NatureStills
December 30th, 2016, 7:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Biology and Photography in Bangladesh!
Replies: 1
Views: 1253

Re: Field Biology and Photography in Bangladesh!

Here are a few more shots of the crazy herp diversity we have in Bangladesh: https://c8.staticflickr.com/1/705/21264915879_1ef9cb2541_h.jpg White-Banded Kukri Snake (Oligodon albocinctus) https://c4.staticflickr.com/6/5821/21264837259_5656a920d3_h.jpg Yellow-spotted Wolf Snake (Lycodon jara) https:/...
by NatureStills
December 20th, 2016, 8:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Biology and Photography in Bangladesh!
Replies: 1
Views: 1253

Field Biology and Photography in Bangladesh!

Hey everybody, Looking to do more with your vacation time next summer? How about going on an expedition into the jungles of Bangladesh, gaining resume-boosting field experience, interacting with critically endangered animals, and all the while supporting conservation? By attending our Tropical Field...
by NatureStills
September 15th, 2015, 5:21 pm
Forum: Mammal Forum
Topic: Did incredible with mammals in Bangladesh
Replies: 7
Views: 10740

Re: Did incredible with mammals in Bangladesh

Hey some of those daytime shots look like you shot them with an SLR! Well done man!
by NatureStills
September 15th, 2015, 4:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Join the 2016 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!
Replies: 0
Views: 1933

Join the 2016 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!

Hey guys and gals, We are now accepting applicants for the 2016 Bangladesh Python Project Workshop! We are offering 2 identical sessions for 2016: 1st session: July 11 - July 25 2nd session: July 29 - August 12 If you are looking to do something useful yet fun with your vacation time, this is it! Go...
by NatureStills
September 15th, 2015, 3:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bangladesh Python Project July 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 7245

Re: Bangladesh Python Project July 2015

Great shots Jim! Loved having you guys out there and seeing that all that effort photographing everything was worthwhile! Really impressed with your eye in a lot of these photos. You have some genuine talent man!!!
by NatureStills
April 10th, 2015, 2:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!
Replies: 20
Views: 7472

Re: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!

These posts were just now brought to my attention so please pardon my belated reply. I've been in the field with limited internet access, and am not set to receive notifications for replies here. I don’t want to get into any mud-slinging so I’m simply going to set the record straight about my involv...
by NatureStills
February 25th, 2015, 7:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!
Replies: 20
Views: 7472

Re: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!

Still spots open for our June 15-30 trip! Email or PM me if interested. Payment plans available!
by NatureStills
December 10th, 2014, 11:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!
Replies: 20
Views: 7472

Re: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!

Yesterday a tanker crashed in the Sundarbans releasing 350,000 litres of oil into this majestic environment. We will now be focusing on documenting the effects of this oil spill on the Herpetofauna of the region for the last 3 days of the workshop. Come join us and help the wildlife of Bangladesh!
by NatureStills
October 21st, 2014, 7:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A month to herp the jungle...exploring human impacts?
Replies: 36
Views: 10405

Re: If you had a month to herp the jungle, what would you do

You know what I would do Jon (If I had free time between expeditions)? I would do a series of ethograms. You could learn so much just by sitting and watching behavior. Also, its my experience that the quieter you are, the more you find...and you can't get quieter than sitting still. I've been in a l...
by NatureStills
October 16th, 2014, 5:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!
Replies: 20
Views: 7472

Re: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!

Also in 2015 we will be welcoming a wide range of independent research proposals. For more information on this contact me as well
by NatureStills
October 16th, 2014, 5:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!
Replies: 20
Views: 7472

Join the 2015 Bangladesh Python Project Expedition!

Hey everyone, With the overwhelming success of our 2014 Bangladesh Python Project Field Workshop, we will be offering it again in 2015 (And hopefully for many years to come). This time we will be expanding it into two separate but more-or-less identical sessions: 1st session: June 15 - June 30 2nd s...
by NatureStills
February 8th, 2014, 8:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Volunteers Wanted - Bangladesh Radio-tracking Field Project
Replies: 3
Views: 2980

Re: Volunteers Wanted - Bangladesh Radio-tracking Field Proj

2 spots left guys! Looks like we will have a good turnout and plenty of animals to keep us busy. Shoot me a PM or email me at [email protected] if you want to come along
by NatureStills
February 6th, 2014, 5:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Questions and Advice on Komodo National Park
Replies: 6
Views: 2198

Re: Questions and Advice on Komodo National Park

In March I'll be flying into Bali from Sabah and then flying to Labuan Bajo to then visit rinca and cruise around. I'll be sure to let you know prices etc when I'm done!
by NatureStills
January 27th, 2014, 5:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Vietnam 2013: Part 2
Replies: 17
Views: 4891

Re: Vietnam 2013: Part 2

Zack is right, it's a Malayan Banded Wolfsnake (Lycodon subcinctus) http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3715/12105078406_ce1621fc13_c.jpg Malayan Banded Wolfsnake (Lycodon subcinctus) by NatureStills http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3752/12104695123_888390f743_c.jpg Malayan Banded Wolfsnake (Lycodon subcinct...
by NatureStills
January 23rd, 2014, 9:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Volunteers Wanted - Bangladesh Radio-tracking Field Project
Replies: 3
Views: 2980

Re: Volunteers Wanted - Bangladesh Radio-tracking Field Proj

I'm getting a lot of inquiries about the itinerary so I thought I'd post this little bit outlining more of the trip: We are planning to begin the trip on June 13th and head out to Lawachara that morning, so plan to fly in on the 12th or earlier to Dhaka ad we will pick you up from the airport. We wi...
by NatureStills
January 18th, 2014, 5:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Volunteers Wanted - Bangladesh Radio-tracking Field Project
Replies: 3
Views: 2980

Volunteers Wanted - Bangladesh Radio-tracking Field Project

Hey guys, Who here wants to go do some exotic traveling this June and in the process, get some highly-desired radio-tracking and field biology experience -- and at the same time learn how to take better photos? Caesar Rahman, myself, and Ash Wiscovitch are organizing such an event based out of Lawac...
by NatureStills
December 31st, 2013, 5:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help Herping Borneo and Thailand
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

Re: Help Herping Borneo and Thailand

Well I could go anywhere in Borneo really. I was tentatively planning on staying in Malaysian Borneo. Going to Sipadan for diving and I want to go to Sungai Kinabatangan for the Orangutans and such. Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, Labuk Bay for proboscis monkeys, and Gunung Gading National Park for t...
by NatureStills
December 28th, 2013, 3:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help Herping Borneo and Thailand
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

Re: Help Herping Borneo and Thailand

Hey thanks Freddy! I'll send him a message for sure :-)

Looks like Borneo March 4th-April 1st now instead of Philippines. Maybe Hans can be some help here
by NatureStills
December 26th, 2013, 2:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Help Herping Borneo and Thailand
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

Help Herping Borneo and Thailand

There isn't a forum for SE Asia so I guess I'll post this here I'll be over in Thailand from early Feb to til early March and then over to Borneo til April. I'm in Con Dao, Vietnam right now researching the herpetofauna here and should be done by February, so I'm looking to branch out a bit. If anyo...
by NatureStills
December 21st, 2013, 12:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Ambystoma Appreciation Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 10680

Re: The Ambystoma Appreciation Thread

I can contribute a few here! Here are 3 stages of development for Tarahumaran Salamander (Ambystoma rosaceum) from the Sierra de la Madera, Sonora http://www.naturestills.com/wp-content/gallery/amphibian-stock/tarahumara-salamander-ambystoma-rosaceum-sonoriensis.jpg http://www.naturestills.com/wp-co...
by NatureStills
December 8th, 2013, 10:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Vietnam 2013: Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4504

Re: Vietnam 2013: Part 1

Great post man!

1st frog is Amolops ricketti and the gecko is H. frenatus. 5 rows of tubercles on the tail
by NatureStills
October 31st, 2013, 8:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh

There has been a sizable interest in volunteering for this project. Please consider a donation of $500 and a volunteer position will be reserved for you at a time of your convenience. Track Burmese Pythons, see a new and exciting country, and mot of all help save this majestic species!!! Contact tra...
by NatureStills
October 30th, 2013, 10:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh

I've edited this into the OP but I thought I'd add it here too. If you could just commit your FB to post a blip about this on 11/8 it would help considerably. You can do so here:

https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/590 ... ?locale=en
by NatureStills
October 30th, 2013, 9:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh

Yep it definitely seems like they are returning to their home ranges. Not surprising really and actually a good thing for the study. We were not allowed to release them near their capture sites as most were near homesteads occupied by fearful locals. Tracking them during their natural activity in th...
by NatureStills
October 25th, 2013, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh

Here are 2 tracks overlayed on oogle Earth of Bonnie and Asha's recent movements http://www.naturestills.com/wp-content/uploads/galleries/post-760/1379171_10151600431256735_1548893794_n.jpg http://www.naturestills.com/wp-content/uploads/galleries/post-760/1394924_10151600430736735_211470241_n.jpg
by NatureStills
October 22nd, 2013, 7:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Crowdfunding for the Burmese Pythons of Bangladesh

Hey guys, As some of you know, I went over to Lawachara National Park in eastern Bangladesh this summer to assist in setting up a radio tracking program with Burmese Pythons; the first tracking program of any reptile in Bangladesh. I performed the initial transmitter implantation surgeries and taugh...
by NatureStills
November 16th, 2012, 5:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best Shots of 2012 - Mexico, USA, Caribbean
Replies: 15
Views: 3998

Re: Best Shots of 2012 - Mexico, USA, Caribbean

Norman,

No we didn't end up finding any culminatus which was kind of a bummer. We had a real tough time with herps actually. We were expecting at least 3x what we found!
by NatureStills
November 15th, 2012, 4:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best Shots of 2012 - Mexico, USA, Caribbean
Replies: 15
Views: 3998

Best Shots of 2012 - Mexico, USA, Caribbean

Hey all! It's really that time of year already to start these reviews? Man that went fast! This year was a busy year for me. It seems like every year just gets busier and busier, and next will be no exception I'm sure. I only managed 6 Mexico trips this year but I spread them out between Baja and Oa...
by NatureStills
June 23rd, 2012, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

EJ - that's strange...maybe its from the pressure buildup from decomposition? I dunno. No I have not met that doctor, Ill try and seek him out next time and pick his brain over a beer. All those large pelagics are so majestic. I have to make a trip out to the Revillagigedo islands and see the sharks...
by NatureStills
June 22nd, 2012, 5:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

Hans - I have a lifted white '08 Tacoma with a camper shell...a little too high visibility in Mexico so I'll be getting rid of it here very soon. EJ - I couldn't decipher if any of the remains we saw were gutted, they were all pretty decrepit. Nothing seemed to be out of the ordinary with any of the...
by NatureStills
June 19th, 2012, 12:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

Thanks Jim! I loved that shot too, glad someone else has good taste out here ;)

Osprey77 - Use fishing line preferably colored so you can see it from afar...hope that helps
by NatureStills
May 29th, 2012, 1:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

Terry - Yes those are 2 different poses of the same snake. My shots of the female aren't anything special so I didn't want to share them. And FYI muertensis is going to be sunk soon, it's been determined to not be as distinct as previously thought.
by NatureStills
May 28th, 2012, 12:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

Thanks for all the comments guys! VICtort - I have also read that they occasionally eat crabs and would have loved witnessing that. I would not be at all surprised after seeing how close their basking sites were to the intertidal zone. The first male we spotted was within 30m of the upper intertidal...
by NatureStills
May 26th, 2012, 6:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Re: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

Squam8 - No there are no Ctenosaura near Kino, go 2 hours south the San Carlos and look around town off the main road and you'll find plenty on the walls.

Josh - Thanks! If you make your way down here to San Diego in the next month or so, we should go look for some Switaks
by NatureStills
May 26th, 2012, 4:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora
Replies: 29
Views: 6940

Expedition into Las Islas de Sonora

3 others and myself recently came back from a 5 day trek onto 3 of the islands belonging to the state of Sonora, Mexico. This adventure, however, started before the trip even began, which is rarely a good omen. The boat I had reserved several months ago from an American outfit decided to double thei...
by NatureStills
April 1st, 2012, 6:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

Let me know how you like that Ikelite housing. What body are you putting in it?
by NatureStills
March 30th, 2012, 4:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

CCarille - I shoot with a Nikon D7000 (Soon to be replaced with the D800) in a Subal housing with Sea&Sea ys-250 strobes. Underwater photography offers a whole new set of challenges but the rewards are well worth it. You just can't find the same colors on land!
by NatureStills
March 27th, 2012, 8:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

Again, thanks guys for the kind remarks. I'm glad everyone is liking this post! Don - I went to Isla Rasa for the bird colonies and kinda just for the heck of it. What else am I going to do? :thumb: I like getting to places that aren't heavily traveled, they are more interesting to me. The knoblochi...
by NatureStills
March 23rd, 2012, 7:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

Wow thanks for all the kind words guys. I didn't expect that good of a reception! RobertH - I'm flattered that I'm now the inspiration for your son. If he ever has any question just send me a PM and I'd be glad to help him out. Crish - You're absolutely right, thank you for finding that! Makes the s...
by NatureStills
March 21st, 2012, 7:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

Scottriv: I bet someone already has and just aint sharing with the rest of us :x but that rattlesnake I posted is from Isla Santa Catalina (Spelled Catalana down in Loreto) in the Sea of Cortez, not Santa Catalina Island off of our California coast. Its the famous rattleless rattlesnake!
by NatureStills
March 21st, 2012, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Re: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

Thanks for the ID Tonia! I've always heard those moths called Mesquite Moths but I never had binomial to go with it. Ahh the folly of common names. Any chance you can ID those beetles from Yecora?
by NatureStills
March 21st, 2012, 5:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW
Replies: 38
Views: 12530

Year End Review - Mexico Galore! DUW

Hey Everybody! I haven’t posted here in a while but I thought I would share a little from 2011 which turned out to be a fantastic year for me. Almost all my trips were into Mexico this year (I have become very fond of this country as of late) so hopefully some of the animals and scenery will not be ...