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by TravisK
October 31st, 2017, 8:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bolitoglossa jacksoni rediscovered
Replies: 2
Views: 2052

Re: Bolitoglossa jacksoni rediscovered

WOW, that is really great to see.
by TravisK
January 23rd, 2017, 9:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Request for accurate Southern Baja Herp List
Replies: 10
Views: 2759

Re: Request for accurate Southern Baja Herp List

Thanks guys. I will post a Baja Thread when I return. We are head to La Paz for a day or two as well.

Cheers,
Travis
by TravisK
January 17th, 2017, 3:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Request for accurate Southern Baja Herp List
Replies: 10
Views: 2759

Re: Request for accurate Southern Baja Herp List

Thanks guys. I hope this will be a fun and productive trip.

I wish http://herpatlas.sdnhm.org/ had their data in list form so I could print it out easily.

I found this one too.
http://www.californiaherps.com/baja.html
by TravisK
January 16th, 2017, 3:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Request for accurate Southern Baja Herp List
Replies: 10
Views: 2759

Request for accurate Southern Baja Herp List

Heading to Todos Santos which is North of Cabo and South of La Paz in a couple weeks and wondering if anyone has or knows of a good Species List for the Southern half of Baja. This was a spur of the moment trip and I am trying to gather as much info as I can before I head down on the 29th. Thanks in...
by TravisK
August 29th, 2016, 3:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 10386

Re: Craziest Border Patrol Story

You may ask yourself, if your car is clean, do you want to be be cooperative and get back to herping, or do you want to sit out in the boonies during prime herping time for an extra hour, waiting for a K9 unit to drive out to you position? Your decision… If you are told told you are not being detai...
by TravisK
August 29th, 2016, 2:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Queensland trips overview [pic heavy]
Replies: 16
Views: 4876

Re: Queensland trips overview [pic heavy]

WOW Jazz!

That is some Grade AAA photography right there. :crazyeyes:
by TravisK
August 29th, 2016, 2:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Palouse Falls area
Replies: 2
Views: 1324

Re: Palouse Falls area

I have been there before. It is a very beautiful area, I should really go back there some time.

I saw crotes, gophers, and racer's while I was there.

And bull frogs :-\
by TravisK
August 29th, 2016, 2:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Phryno advice sought
Replies: 5
Views: 2228

Re: Phryno advice sought

Glad you got out there. I really like that area.

Pygmy's are typically active from 12pm-3pm. I should have mentioned that previously, sorry.

Looking forward to see your pics in the future!
by TravisK
August 23rd, 2016, 10:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 10386

Re: Craziest Border Patrol Story

I am a little concerned about how easily people are letting BP/LEO search their vehicles. Are you required to let them if they pull you over down there? I know if you are being 'detained' it's a different story.
by TravisK
August 23rd, 2016, 8:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Phryno advice sought
Replies: 5
Views: 2228

Re: Phryno advice sought

Vantage area is pretty good. I have found them north of Moses lake too but not as commonly as in Vantage.
by TravisK
August 8th, 2016, 1:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Heading out this weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 1215

Re: Heading out this weekend

Let us know if you found anything and what area you were in.

Hope your herping was fruitful!

Cheers,
Travis
by TravisK
July 11th, 2016, 7:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My last two PNW adventures
Replies: 3
Views: 1994

Re: My last two PNW adventures

Nice guys!

Looks like a good time was had.
If anyone wants to do some Central WA road cruising then hit me up.
by TravisK
July 11th, 2016, 7:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake river/hells canyon zonata sightings
Replies: 8
Views: 3557

Re: snake river/hells canyon zonata sightings

the below is also an explanation for the snake river and blue mtn sightings. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/670988 I actually brought that up with my dad when this thread first started. He spent a lot of time catching ground snakes in their habitat in the Snake River Bird of P...
by TravisK
July 7th, 2016, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few Oregon laws about to change that could impact herping
Replies: 86
Views: 20725

Re: A few Oregon laws about to change that could impact herp

WOW, I have been AWOL for a while... Very pleased with the 'HOLD' terminology.
by TravisK
July 7th, 2016, 8:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Columbia River Gorge
Replies: 3
Views: 1729

Re: Columbia River Gorge

There are some folks down that direction and a lot of thing see on both sides of the river. I am up in Spokane and was going to be heading down there today through the weekend but too much is going on at work for me to leave the office this week.
by TravisK
May 18th, 2016, 7:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake river/hells canyon zonata sightings
Replies: 8
Views: 3557

Re: snake river/hells canyon zonata sightings

the below is also an explanation for the snake river and blue mtn sightings. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/670988 https://i.gyazo.com/1a9ecce8131223ad1573baaee87c4aff.png https://i.gyazo.com/27fcbd3b882f5e413dd60a999245c7e2.png https://i.gyazo.com/b5a093cb65e49ccaef28dc98cc28d...
by TravisK
May 18th, 2016, 7:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Visiting Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 1487

Re: Visiting Oregon

A bit our of the way from Tigard, but you could join us on our chapter trip...

http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/vie ... =8&t=23058
by TravisK
May 17th, 2016, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SPOTTED: 2nd and 3rd Specimens of Endangered Salamander
Replies: 8
Views: 4196

Re: SPOTTED: 2nd and 3rd Specimens of Endangered Salamander

WOW, I hope their habitat stays protected. Thanks for sharing that, it is a very gorgeous species to say the least.
by TravisK
May 16th, 2016, 7:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Turtle ID Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 1851

Re: Turtle ID Canada

I suck at turtle IDs other than the basics, but I think it's safe to say you got three different species there.
by TravisK
May 11th, 2016, 7:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wasco County Round 2 with some questions after
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

Re: Wasco County Round 2 with some questions after

Nice finds man!
by TravisK
May 10th, 2016, 3:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

Re: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!

I am looking forward to finding all the color morphs of Sonora semiannulata while we are down there. Apparently all four morphs are found in the area. http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/670988 https://i.gyazo.com/1a9ecce8131223ad1573baaee87c4aff.png https://i.gyazo.com/27fcbd3b882f...
by TravisK
May 10th, 2016, 7:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

Re: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!

Sorry guys. I, personally, have been really busy at work. I am Soooooo looking forward to this trip. Lets get this all figured out by Friday, shall we? Let get some locations that we want to see and herp and come up with a plan. I was thinking within reasonable distance to Boise, visiting locations ...
by TravisK
May 6th, 2016, 2:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pelonnese solo quickie
Replies: 16
Views: 6734

Re: Pelonnese solo quickie

Okay.... One more wold destination for my bucket list. :shock:
by TravisK
May 6th, 2016, 1:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

Re: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!

Glad you can make it Randy. Location info will be available soon. Might be nice to go halvesies with you on that room too if it isn't too far from the general location(s) Also a bit of bad news. Heather will be in Panama and wont be able to join us on this trip. Frankly I think she is lucky though :...
by TravisK
April 26th, 2016, 7:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A long weekend at the Hoyer's home
Replies: 6
Views: 2578

Re: A long weekend at the Hoyer's home

Mr. Hoyer is a very nice guy and a real knowledge asset for this community. I wish I knew even half of what he knows. It's a real treat to be able to hang out with him in the field. He reminds me a lot of my late grandfather who lived to be 102. May your years be just as long Richard.
by TravisK
April 19th, 2016, 8:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Don't Tread On Me... BLEACH & BOOTS
Replies: 43
Views: 8290

Re: Don't Tread On Me... BLEACH & BOOTS

A little off topic but have there been any studies on the pathogens being transmitted via waterfowl?
by TravisK
April 15th, 2016, 8:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake river/hells canyon zonata sightings
Replies: 8
Views: 3557

Re: snake river/hells canyon zonata sightings

Interesting, this makes the account of a zonata sighting by my half brother's cousin in the blue mountains a bit more believable. I need to try and track him down and see if he has a photo for it.
by TravisK
April 15th, 2016, 8:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rattlesnakes are out and about
Replies: 2
Views: 1535

Re: Rattlesnakes are out and about

Good job, those pics turned out pretty well too.
by TravisK
April 15th, 2016, 8:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some washington county herps
Replies: 4
Views: 1776

Re: Some washington county herps

Nice to see you got some early year herping in. :thumb:
by TravisK
March 30th, 2016, 9:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My favorite shots from Costa Rica
Replies: 5
Views: 1828

Re: My favorite shots from Costa Rica

Nice post, and congrats on the trip!
CR is definitely on my list.
by TravisK
March 30th, 2016, 9:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

Re: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!

Question; Are we packing up and leaving on 5/30, or on the following day? It could be interpreted either way. And will you be posting the location publicly or sending it to us via email? I am sure everyone will probably head home on Monday the 30th. I will be heading down there very early on the 27...
by TravisK
March 28th, 2016, 8:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few Southern OR/Northern CA herps
Replies: 7
Views: 2772

Re: A few Southern OR/Northern CA herps

Colin,

Nice, thanks for posting those finds. Can't wait to see what you turn up in 2016!
by TravisK
March 28th, 2016, 7:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

Re: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!

Glad to hear that the both of you are planning on coming! I look forward to meeting you both in the next 8 weeks. So I have had Q's about food and lodging... Both of these are negotiable and any 'feed'back is appreciated. Let's start with lodging. Camping is the norm on these trips, I have done some...
by TravisK
March 9th, 2016, 11:08 am
Forum: Invertebrate Forum
Topic: A lucky photo
Replies: 4
Views: 4733

Re: A lucky photo

That is very neat! Stars aligned for that shot...
by TravisK
March 9th, 2016, 10:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Quabbin Reservoir Rattlesnake Project, MA
Replies: 14
Views: 9306

Re: Quabbin Reservoir Rattlesnake Project, MA

OMG,

Image

So flawed.... so awfully flawed....


GOD, Can we have the Apocalypse yet? We really need it. There isn't much more subduing this planet can take.
by TravisK
March 9th, 2016, 10:21 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Gray Wolves in California
Replies: 7
Views: 7887

Re: Gray Wolves in California

regalringneck,

There are studies that show cougar populations decline with the presence of wolves and wolf packs will often predate cougar cubs.
by TravisK
March 8th, 2016, 10:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Oregon Herping Rules and Regulations
Replies: 8
Views: 4288

Re: Oregon Herping Rules and Regulations

I worry the only way we'll get to the bottom of this is to actually hire a lawyer to read through these herping laws and reduce them to plain english. We keep seeing different things said by DFW's leaving us confused as to what the law really means. It doesn't matter what anyone working for ODFW, W...
by TravisK
March 8th, 2016, 10:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!
Replies: 34
Views: 12052

Re: Field Meeting 5/27 - 5/30 Save The Date!

I am for sure going and John S. will be going as well. Ryan Y. is most likely going make it too but he hasn't given me a 100% on it yet.
by TravisK
March 2nd, 2016, 10:14 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Conservation, Global Warming, and Wild Places
Replies: 2
Views: 4486

Re: Conservation, Global Warming, and Wild Places

I have started eating >70% raw veggies either whole, extrated, or juiced. I still like my protein but I am eating a lot less of it now. Grains and the like are taking the back stage to my intake these days and I am feeling much better by doing so. I would say grains/carbs/etc were previously about 7...
by TravisK
February 17th, 2016, 8:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: Turtle vs. Porcupine
Replies: 3
Views: 2497

Re: Turtle vs. Porcupine

WOW, I would not have believed this without seeing it!
by TravisK
February 11th, 2016, 7:54 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Fisheye converters/adapters
Replies: 3
Views: 2617

Re: Fisheye converters/adapters

Chris,

I have a similar product as the one you linked from Amazon for my 55mm rings but it only works for close up macro photography and I am not a fan of macro fisheye. I am just hoping I can get decent shots with a fisheye effect without having to lug another lens around.
by TravisK
February 5th, 2016, 2:03 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Fisheye converters/adapters
Replies: 3
Views: 2617

Re: Fisheye converters/adapters

Also I wanted to point out that a filter/adapter for Fisheye shots is appealing do to not having to lug another lens around in my camera bag.
by TravisK
February 5th, 2016, 1:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In the Field: Highlights of 2014, 2015, and 2016 Thus Far
Replies: 13
Views: 3785

Re: In the Field: Highlights of 2014, 2015, and 2016 Thus Fa

Florida Worm Lizards and Blue Racers, Oh my!

Worm lizards and the like are my fetish....

Great post!
by TravisK
February 5th, 2016, 1:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM, West Texas and Arizona
Replies: 12
Views: 3528

Re: NM, West Texas and Arizona

I enjoyed this post quite a bit. Great photography and story, I envy you southwest folks.
by TravisK
February 5th, 2016, 1:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NW PARC symposium - Conservation Across Borders
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Re: NW PARC symposium - Conservation Across Borders

Wow, thank you for the info. That is just 30 mins from my house. Feb 22-26, why wouldn't they do this on the weekend? I am not sure if I can make it. I am tempted to take a vacation day though.
by TravisK
February 5th, 2016, 1:00 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Fisheye converters/adapters
Replies: 3
Views: 2617

Fisheye converters/adapters

I just picked up a 10-22mm Canon EF-S and I love the wide angle format but was wondering if anyone has used fisheye adapters or the like. Any tips or advice are greatly appreciated. I found this but am not sure if it's worth the money. http://www.amazon.com/Fisheye-Filter-Tamron-Tokina-Olympus/dp/B0...
by TravisK
February 5th, 2016, 12:17 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Ideas for low light macro
Replies: 11
Views: 9719

Re: Ideas for low light macro

One of my problems with dark settings and high ISO is focusing before the shot. This is easier for shots that have a closer subject matter but harder to focus with long exposure on things that are further away.

Any tips?
by TravisK
February 2nd, 2016, 4:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Great Northwest Herp ID Contest: Week 2
Replies: 7
Views: 2427

Re: The Great Northwest Herp ID Contest: Week 2

And of coarse we assume jonathan has correct IDs ;) :crazyeyes: ;)
by TravisK
February 2nd, 2016, 9:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Great Northwest Herp ID Contest: Week 2
Replies: 7
Views: 2427

Re: The Great Northwest Herp ID Contest: Week 2

1. D. tenebrosus

2. D. copei

3. D. tenebrosus

4. D. copei

5. D. copei

6. D. tenebrosus

7. D. copei (this one seems odd to me though)

8. D. tenebrosus

9. D. tenebrosus