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by Rancorrye
December 29th, 2018, 1:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2018 EOY Recap
Replies: 18
Views: 8844

Re: 2018 EOY Recap

Really great post, Frank. I always look forward to your posts. Some of the best photos out there in my opinion. I’m hoping to make a trip out to West Texas this coming year. Maybe we’ll run into each other haha.

Rye
by Rancorrye
March 1st, 2018, 4:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: '17season:Utah, California, Arizona, Virginia, and CostaRica
Replies: 10
Views: 7434

Re: '17season:Utah, California, Arizona, Virginia, and Costa

A lot of great stuff on here, Hunter. Looks like you got around!
by Rancorrye
February 9th, 2018, 5:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Utah 2017 Review

Bryan Hamilton wrote:Wow Rye beautiful photo's of a "slow" year. I hope to get in the field with you this year.
Thanks, Bryan. One of these days we'll get out together. I still need to pay you a visit out at GBNP.
by Rancorrye
February 9th, 2018, 5:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Introduction (and my favorite finds!)
Replies: 8
Views: 5732

Re: Introduction (and my favorite finds!)

Glad to see you finally on here. I wish more of the Utah guys were still active. Nice photos too. I look forward to your 2017 recap. For only herping a few years, you sure are knocking off some tough to find species.
by Rancorrye
February 6th, 2018, 8:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Utah 2017 Review

Mark Hazel wrote:Thanks for the photos & accounts, Rye.
Thanks, Mark
by Rancorrye
February 6th, 2018, 8:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Utah 2017 Review

Nice storytelling, and pics to go with. I always enjoy them all, thank you Rye. Congrats on the lifer-lifers and state lifers. Thanks, Jimi! As I stepped out of my truck, I nearly stepped on a mojave coiled in a bush right next to the road. Well that would have sucked. Looks like a grumpy bruiser. ...
by Rancorrye
February 4th, 2018, 1:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Utah 2017 Review

Outstanding pics! That mink is an amazing shot. Is it melanistic? I've only seen a couple in Ohio and they were both much browner. Thanks, John! I believe the mink is feral. There is a mink farm not too far away. Years ago an animal activist group decided it would be a good idea to break in and rel...
by Rancorrye
February 3rd, 2018, 10:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Utah 2017 Review

Really like the lutosus you found with your dad after looking for spotted frogs. Can't wait for next season. Combined force of the whole Utah crew is going be a voucher machine! Yeah that was a nice one, big too. We’ll have to get a big group outing put together. It would be fun to see what the gro...
by Rancorrye
February 3rd, 2018, 10:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Re: Utah 2017 Review

If that was a slow year, I can't wait to see photo's from a good year. Great stuff and great photos. -nightdriver Thanks! Don’t get me wrong, this was a great year. There were just so many trips in between all of these that I couldn’t even turn up a single gopher. A lot of the areas I herped I’m us...
by Rancorrye
February 2nd, 2018, 9:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah 2017 Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8591

Utah 2017 Review

2017 was kind of a slow year for me as far as numbers go. It seems like I got skunked more often than not. However, I feel like the diversity was good and I did manage to check off a number of species that have eluded me or that I've put off searching for several years. I started finding the first h...
by Rancorrye
January 12th, 2018, 8:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Utah Field Herping 2017 Video
Replies: 1
Views: 1625

Utah Field Herping 2017 Video

Not quite sure how to add the video to the post, but if you'd like to check it out here's the link. Just some clips from around Utah last year. If I get some time I'll post some photos.

https://youtu.be/_q-T53INyPc
by Rancorrye
November 6th, 2017, 8:02 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: HERP Mobile App Not Working
Replies: 10
Views: 13287

Re: HERP Mobile App Not Working

Glad to hear you're getting back into collecting & uploading observation data, Rye. Also, your question will help me out too, since I did the iPhone software "extortion" but hadn't yet discovered the incompatibility "feature" w/ the old app. I will also install the new app. So thank you. See you at...
by Rancorrye
November 2nd, 2017, 10:18 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: HERP Mobile App Not Working
Replies: 10
Views: 13287

Re: HERP Mobile App Not Working

Don Becker wrote:Mobile Mapper was made to work with HerpMapper, NAHERP, and a few other projects, so I didn't have to maintain separate apps for each one.
Gotcha. Didn’t realize that. I’ll download that now.

Thanks,
Rye
by Rancorrye
November 1st, 2017, 4:50 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: HERP Mobile App Not Working
Replies: 10
Views: 13287

Re: HERP Mobile App Not Working

Don Becker wrote:Are you using HERP Mobile, or Mobile Mapper? Mobile Mapper replaced HERP Mobile a long time ago.

http://www.naherp.com/app.php
I’m using herp mobile for naherp. I thought mobile mapper was for herp mapper?
by Rancorrye
October 22nd, 2017, 10:02 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: HERP Mobile App Not Working
Replies: 10
Views: 13287

Re: HERP Mobile App Not Working

Well hopefully it gets updated. I was just getting back into the swing of things after not entering much for the past few years.
by Rancorrye
October 22nd, 2017, 10:02 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: HERP Mobile App Not Working
Replies: 10
Views: 13287

Re: HERP Mobile App Not Working

Well hopefully it gets updated. I was just getting back into the swing of things after not entering much for the past few years.
by Rancorrye
October 19th, 2017, 2:14 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: HERP Mobile App Not Working
Replies: 10
Views: 13287

HERP Mobile App Not Working

I just did the new iphone software update and now the HERP mobile app isn't working. I get an alert that says the app needs to be updated. Checked with a friend who said he's having the same problem. Anyone else having this issue?

Rye
by Rancorrye
October 19th, 2017, 2:10 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Review- Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E ED VR
Replies: 15
Views: 25393

Re: Review- Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E ED VR

Thanks Bill, I will look into that. I did find a Tamron G2 used for $1000 the other day. I'm going to test out the Nikon first and see if it changes my mind.

Rye
by Rancorrye
October 14th, 2017, 1:47 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Review- Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E ED VR
Replies: 15
Views: 25393

Re: Review- Nikon 200-500 f/5.6E ED VR

Hi Bill, Thanks for the review. I read this review when you originally posted it a year ago and I'm know reading it again because I'm looking into purchasing one of these telephoto lenses you've talked about here. Currently I'm looking at the Tamron Version 1 or the Sigma Contemporary because that's...
by Rancorrye
March 16th, 2017, 8:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Nevada Bioblitz 13-17 April 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2631

Re: Nevada Bioblitz 13-17 April 2017

I will be there and PM sent.
by Rancorrye
February 27th, 2017, 8:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 4
Replies: 3
Views: 2001

Re: 2016 Review Part 4

hondo-dan wrote:Awesome pictures Rye! What camera gear do you use?
Thanks, Dan. These were taken with a Nikon D3200 and the lenses are a Nikon 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6, a Nikon 40mm f/2.8, a Tamron 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 and a Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5.
by Rancorrye
February 5th, 2017, 1:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakes In Situ, Partially Hiding - Request for Images
Replies: 28
Views: 11090

Re: Snakes In Situ, Partially Hiding - Request for Images

Here's a few. Some are "hidden" in plain sight. Hope this qualifies for what you're looking for. https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2907/14102286276_0da2db1fb1_z.jpg Common Chuckwalla-Sauromalus ater by Rye Jones , on Flickr https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7362/27722266570_f7dd55fab6_c.jpg Great Basin Goph...
by Rancorrye
February 5th, 2017, 1:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 2
Replies: 10
Views: 6323

Re: 2016 Review Part 2

that pic of the collared lizard with the snowy mountain in the background is incredible! loving youre posts, looks 2016 treated you well! Thanks! 2016 was a great year. Those collared lizards are stunning. Great batch of pics. I like the diversity. Thanks. There is enough diversity here to keep me ...
by Rancorrye
February 5th, 2017, 1:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)
Replies: 4
Views: 5646

Re: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)

ClosetHerper wrote:Great finds and pics. I would love to see and photograph the Ridge-nosed rattler one day.
Thanks, glad you enjoyed it. The willardi was probably my favorite. Such a cool snake.
by Rancorrye
February 5th, 2017, 1:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4761

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

I'm with you on that Rye, I'm still learning too. You are correct though on it being a redtail. I was basing it initially on the amount of white coming up into the head. Almost all the redtails I've seen have had a pretty distinct line at the neck where it changes from light to dark feathers. Howev...
by Rancorrye
February 2nd, 2017, 11:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4761

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

That one you have listed as a red-tailed hawk appears to actually be a ferruginous hawk. What are you basing your ID off of? Not arguing, just curious. I don't see ferruginous, but then again I'm still learning... Do you have an Instagram account I can follow? Fieldherpforum is about as "social med...
by Rancorrye
January 23rd, 2017, 11:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 4
Replies: 3
Views: 2001

2016 Review Part 4

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 The last half of the year I didn't make it out a ton. I was mostly saving my time and money for AZ. I did get out a little bit locally and turned up a few things. In June I mostly did some hiking and camping. https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7456/27895542420_76db65d488_c.jpg Stewa...
by Rancorrye
January 13th, 2017, 11:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)
Replies: 6
Views: 5485

Re: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)

kevin h wrote:Nice herping man! I audibly said, "wow" with that klauberi close up, they're such an amazing species. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks, Kevin. Glad you enjoyed it.
by Rancorrye
January 13th, 2017, 11:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 2
Replies: 10
Views: 6323

Re: 2016 Review Part 2

BethH wrote:They're more like portraits than pictures. You captured the essence of the individuals. I love looking at the pictures on this forum, because all kinds of creatures get photographed. Thank you for sharing.
Thanks, Beth!
by Rancorrye
January 13th, 2017, 11:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)
Replies: 4
Views: 5646

Re: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)

Will Wells wrote:Good Stuff!
Thanks Will!
by Rancorrye
December 14th, 2016, 8:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 2
Replies: 10
Views: 6323

Re: 2016 Review Part 2

Thanks for the kind words. Glad you guys enjoyed them.
by Rancorrye
December 14th, 2016, 8:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 4155

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

Very nice! Love the variation on the wandering garters! Josh Thanks, Josh. Maybe we'll run into each other next year for longer than the 30 seconds we did at the Four Corners Survey. Birds, Bugs, Spiders, Lizards, and Snakes at their best. Out Freak'n standing... Thanks, Craig. Glad you enjoyed it.
by Rancorrye
December 12th, 2016, 12:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 3
Views: 4155

2016 Review Part 1

I posted these in the Rocky Mountain Chapter. Figured I'd post them here too, just in case anyone cared to take a look. Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 During the cold winter months I've had to find other things besides herps to photograph. I've become increasingly interested in photographing birds, more speci...
by Rancorrye
December 12th, 2016, 12:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 2
Replies: 10
Views: 6323

2016 Review Part 2

I posted these in the Rocky Mountain Chapter. Figured I'd post them here too, just in case anyone cared to take a look. Part 1 Part 3 Part 4 Part 2 of this post begins in early May. I returned home from a great trip in Washington County. I made a few quick trips around home and turned up the usual f...
by Rancorrye
December 12th, 2016, 12:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)
Replies: 4
Views: 5646

2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)

I posted these in the Rocky Mountain Chapter. Figured I'd post them here too, just in case anyone cared to take a look. Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 I'm going to skip ahead a couple months from were I left off last and post some photos from a trip to Arizona that Jimi and I took in late August. We spent abo...
by Rancorrye
December 12th, 2016, 12:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)
Replies: 6
Views: 5485

Re: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)

Perhaps i'm missing something, but isn't the Sonoran Desert Toad now referred to as Incilius alvarius? Is it? I'm not sure. NAHERP has it listed as Ollotis alvaria , so I just went with that. Great post and awesome photos. I especially liked all the amphibians, love the diversity. Quick question ab...
by Rancorrye
December 10th, 2016, 10:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)
Replies: 6
Views: 5485

2016 Review Part 3 (AZ)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 I'm going to skip ahead a couple months from were I left off last and post some photos from a trip to Arizona that Jimi and I took in late August. We spent about a week and a half in the southern part of the state (Mostly Santa Cruz and Cochise Counties). We met up with Steve a...
by Rancorrye
December 5th, 2016, 12:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4761

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

NACairns wrote:Great post, I really like the macro work especially the jumping spiders.
Thanks for sharing.
Nick
Thanks, Nick. Glad you enjoyed it.
by Rancorrye
December 3rd, 2016, 10:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 2
Replies: 0
Views: 3840

2016 Review Part 2

Part 1 Part 3 Part 4 Part 2 of this post begins in early May. I returned home from a great trip in Washington County. I made a few quick trips around home and turned up the usual finds. https://c7.staticflickr.com/8/7539/26501727574_885a4c1bb2_c.jpg Western Yellow-bellied Racer-Coluber constrictor ...
by Rancorrye
December 3rd, 2016, 9:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4761

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

Jason Hull wrote:Nice installment Rye. I love the different Jumping Spiders and the Garter Snakes as well.
Great photos all the way through.
Thanks, Jason. Do we get to see some more lutosus from out your way any time soon?
by Rancorrye
December 1st, 2016, 11:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4761

Re: 2016 Review Part 1

Very nice! Those melanistic garters are really cool. I've seen a few melanistic elgans but they have all been completely black. I love the blindsnake. Someday I'll see one in the wild. More rattlesnakes to come I hope? Thanks, Bryan. Those garters were definitely cool. There's something about a bla...
by Rancorrye
November 30th, 2016, 11:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Review Part 1
Replies: 13
Views: 4761

2016 Review Part 1

Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 This chapter has been pretty slow this year so I'm not sure how many of you will see this or if anyone is still out there. I've been meaning to post some pictures from this year, but have just been putting it off. Looking back I don't think I've posted anything from this year. ...
by Rancorrye
October 29th, 2016, 11:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: kingsnakes in Phoenix area
Replies: 15
Views: 6212

Re: kingsnakes in Phoenix area

Yes, and more than a little bit . Lampro dorks aren't as well hung, their chest (and back, and ...) hair isn't as full and lush, and they don't have all the cool tats and guns like the uber crote jerks. They really need better truck clearance, and maybe a set of those pink dangly bits to hang off t...
by Rancorrye
April 12th, 2016, 10:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mojave Desert in the spring, St. George, Utah Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 4772

Re: Mojave Desert in the spring, St. George, Utah Apr 2016

What's the matter, couldn't find a leafnose or lyre? Nice work!
by Rancorrye
March 31st, 2016, 9:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps in habitat - photo thread
Replies: 69
Views: 26362

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/400/20157244885_3101f49707_z.jpg Arizona Tiger Salamander-Ambystoma mavortium nebulosum by Rye Jones , on Flickr https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7696/16470142934_13a7e9c370_c.jpg Valley Garter Snake-Thamnophis sirtalis fitchi by Rye Jones , on Flickr https://farm4.stat...
by Rancorrye
March 22nd, 2016, 8:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps in habitat - photo thread
Replies: 69
Views: 26362

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5807/20807880074_e92bf8d7cb_c.jpg Mojave Desert Sidewinder-Crotalus cerastes cerastes by Rye Jones , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/435/19845849756_24477a2f5a_c.jpg Great Basin Collared Lizard-Crotaphytus bicinctores by Rye Jones , on Flickr https://farm4.st...
by Rancorrye
January 14th, 2016, 10:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 - EOY (CA, NV, UT, AZ, Costa Rica, Mexico)
Replies: 18
Views: 7080

Re: 2015 - EOY (CA, NV, UT, AZ, Costa Rica, Mexico)

Amazing post, Devin. I found myself constantly looking forward to your posts on Flickr throughout the year. Loved the stuff from Mexico. Hopefully we will run into each other in Utah one of these days.

Rye.
by Rancorrye
January 14th, 2016, 10:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 36644

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

I don't know if it's my best photo, but it sure is my personal favorite.

Image
Utah Mountain Kingsnake-Lampropeltis pyromelana infralabialis by Rye Jones, on Flickr
by Rancorrye
December 20th, 2015, 1:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thorny Devil Dreaming: Part 5, Flinders Ranges National Park
Replies: 22
Views: 13806

Re: Thorny Devil Dreaming: Part 5, Flinders Ranges National

Amazing posts! Keep 'em coming. It's a dream of mine to one day visit and herp in Australia. For now, I'll have to live vicariously through your posts.

Rye
by Rancorrye
November 19th, 2015, 11:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2015 Photos
Replies: 17
Views: 5749

Re: 2015 Photos

Yeah, no Z's in there. I'm sure he meant pyro.

Mark- the lyresnake was a very fresh DOR found by Chris. Still working on that live one.