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by pops
December 30th, 2016, 6:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: EOY Report: New York State (Very Long Post)
Replies: 5
Views: 2007

Re: EOY Report: New York State (Very Long Post)

Really great finds and photos Alex! Can I ask where on Long Island you found the black widow?I have never seen one on LI. Happy herping and New Year to you!- Dave
by pops
August 20th, 2015, 12:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anyone see box turtles in Rhode island?
Replies: 21
Views: 11524

Re: Anyone see box turtles in Rhode island?

In Klemens book on Conn. herps (1993) he writes that " In RI box turtles occur throughout most of the state but are more common in the lower, coastal regions" He goes on to cite 18 specimens from different collections. His book is great "Amphibians and reptiles of Connecticut and adjacent regions" G...
by pops
February 23rd, 2015, 5:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Visiting Chicago in May
Replies: 2
Views: 1374

Re: Visiting Chicago in May

Thank you John, I may just take you up on your kind offer by PM as the date gets closer. Stay warm- Dave
by pops
February 22nd, 2015, 9:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Graptemys geographica under the ice
Replies: 13
Views: 4093

Re: Graptemys geographica under the ice

Wow! That is really cool. I've always wanted to do something like this. Thx!-Dave
by pops
February 21st, 2015, 10:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Request for help on an ambitious plan
Replies: 13
Views: 6676

Re: Request for help on an ambitious plan

If you come to Long Island ny, I could show you some places for pure laterale in probably late March . Good luck Dave
PS. I always really enjoy your posts!
by pops
February 19th, 2015, 7:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Visiting Chicago in May
Replies: 2
Views: 1374

Visiting Chicago in May

Hi, I'm a member of the Northeast chapter and I am coming to Chicago for a quick trip( 1st time ever; wedding) in early may. Besides going to the Field Museum (can't wait to see Sue!) I'd love to see a green snake, tiger salamander or even a brown snake. Could I find these targets in the city itself...
by pops
January 16th, 2015, 2:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lakesummer 2014...
Replies: 7
Views: 3092

Re: Lakesummer 2014...

Very enjoyable & fantastic pix! Salamanders and turtles are probably my favorite too, thx- Dave
by pops
December 7th, 2014, 8:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 rocked! Florida, Illinois, Virginia, and good ol' Texas
Replies: 20
Views: 7925

Re: 2014 rocked! Florida, Illinois, Virginia, and good ol' T

Wonderful post! Love the mix of amphibians & reptiles. Thx for posting -dave
by pops
November 23rd, 2014, 12:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: November Species Counts
Replies: 4
Views: 2059

Re: November Species Counts

Nov 23 Suffolk county NY
Italian wall lizards 2 active 56 degrees F
by pops
November 22nd, 2014, 5:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Catskills and Southern NY 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 3856

Re: The Catskills and Southern NY 2014

Very nice pix! Love to see the NY stuff. Keep exploring the Catskills and you are bound to see some wood turtles, blue-spotted and red salamanders and some smooth green snakes. Thx for posting- dave
by pops
November 15th, 2014, 10:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Quest: Salamanders of the U.S. - Year 1
Replies: 40
Views: 16874

Re: My Quest: Salamanders of the U.S. - Year 1

Wow! Great idea, thx for posting this. Can't wait to see more!!-Dave
by pops
September 11th, 2014, 1:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Smoothie Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2134

Re: Smoothie Help

I have found them in that county. I would think any where in the county could be good. Look at road cuts, under any trash at the side of the road (in cardboard, old bags, etc.) Don't forget to look under small cover objects as well. I'll bet you will find one and please post a pix. Good Luck! -dave ...
by pops
August 22nd, 2014, 7:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: all amphibian species of Europe – an overview
Replies: 8
Views: 5487

Re: all amphibian species of Europe – an overview

Wow! Very interesting, Thx much for posting this. I've got to get over there to see some of those salamanders in person!- Dave
by pops
August 18th, 2014, 10:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to FHF from NY!
Replies: 12
Views: 3165

Re: New to FHF from NY!

Hi Alex, I'm in Suffolk county. For Nassau county, try to also find two-lined and spotted salamanders, red-spotted newts, wood frogs, diamond-back terrapins, Italian wall lizards and milk snakes all of which I have seen there somewhat recently. Also look for spadefoot toads and racers which I have n...
by pops
August 18th, 2014, 6:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to FHF from NY!
Replies: 12
Views: 3165

Re: New to FHF from NY!

Great photos! The Catskills are a wonderful place. I also live on LI and there are some interesting herps here as well. Welcome!- Dave
by pops
April 22nd, 2014, 12:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April 2014 Species Count
Replies: 27
Views: 5574

Re: April 2014 Species Count

Jkenny nice tally for LI. Are you sure that was a leopard frog? That would be quite a find for Long Island-Dave
by pops
April 19th, 2014, 1:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April 2014 Species Count
Replies: 27
Views: 5574

Re: April 2014 Species Count

Calvert county MD: 17,18 Apr 2014
50 degrees
n. cricket frogs TMTC
pickerel frog calling
green frog
10 spotted salamander egg masses
2 n. dusky salamanders
3 water snakes
2 worm snakes
black racer
2 ground skinks
five-lined skink
fence lizard
painted turtles TMTC
2 musk turtles
6 red-bellied turtles
by pops
March 31st, 2014, 2:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Critters from South West Florida
Replies: 10
Views: 2771

Re: Critters from South West Florida

Really great pix!- dave
by pops
March 30th, 2014, 12:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March 2014 Species Counts
Replies: 22
Views: 5074

Re: March 2014 Species Counts

Nassau County NY, 46 degrees, 30 march 2014
many spring peepers calling
few wood frogs calling
by pops
March 24th, 2014, 12:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring is starting in Tennessee and Texas
Replies: 5
Views: 2131

Re: Spring is starting in Tennessee and Texas

I'd like to see how large the larvae is but it looks like a talpoideum to me. Great pix BTW, thx for posting- dave
by pops
March 23rd, 2014, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Road Cruisin' Music
Replies: 26
Views: 4991

Re: Road Cruisin' Music

"Crawlin Kingsnake" by Muddy Waters & "Fatting Frogs for Snakes" by Sonny Boy Williamson must be played at least once each night of road crusin. - dave
by pops
March 23rd, 2014, 5:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March 2014 Species Counts
Replies: 22
Views: 5074

Re: March 2014 Species Counts

Suffolk County, NY- 22 March 14-48 degrees F, 9:00 PM
10 tiger slamanders
7 red-spotted newts
2 spring peepers calling
by pops
March 9th, 2014, 5:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 Herp Log (updated as of 3/24/2014)
Replies: 19
Views: 6456

Re: 2014 Herp Log (updated as of 3/6/2014)

Great shots! Love the neotenic talpoideum & the terrapin. Thx for posting-dave
by pops
March 1st, 2014, 12:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: herpetofauna of Grasslands National Park Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 5453

Re: herpetofauna of Grasslands National Park Canada

Very interesting post.Sounds like a great place to visit. Those pseudacris are especially beautiful-dave
by pops
February 23rd, 2014, 5:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Preview of Spring
Replies: 3
Views: 1787

Re: Preview of Spring

Love all those Jeffs!-dave
by pops
February 23rd, 2014, 2:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter Herping in Vermont
Replies: 1
Views: 705

Re: Winter Herping in Vermont

nice! Always a welcome sight in the winter-dave
by pops
February 22nd, 2014, 6:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: February 2014 Species Counts
Replies: 3
Views: 1152

Re: February 2014 Species Counts

21 Feb 2014 marbled salamander under log. New Castle Cty. DE 48 degrees F
by pops
February 16th, 2014, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Secret Knowledge of Backroads...2013
Replies: 44
Views: 8495

Re: Secret Knowledge of Backroads...2013

Wow! What an enjoyable post!! Something for everyone... love the treefrogs, siren, muds, musks & crinoids. That spotted looks like a tiger to me also. Thx for posting- dave
by pops
February 3rd, 2014, 7:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri)
Replies: 13
Views: 3488

Re: Florida Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri)

Not sure of the precise ID, but that is a gorgeous animal!-dave
by pops
December 22nd, 2013, 8:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Interesting Long-Tailed Salamander Behavior
Replies: 3
Views: 1044

Re: Interesting Long-Tailed Salamander Behavior

Very interesting and well documented, thx for posting-dave
by pops
December 21st, 2013, 4:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fall herping
Replies: 9
Views: 2194

Re: Fall herping

Beautiful! Love the dusky in the liverworts-dave
by pops
December 1st, 2013, 9:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last months of 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2318

Re: Last months of 2013

Fantastic photos! Very enjoyable! Thx for posting- Dave
by pops
November 3rd, 2013, 4:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: November Species Counts
Replies: 20
Views: 6128

Re: November Species Counts

2 Nov 2013 Italian Wall Lizard, 2 active on my porch, 62 F, Suffolk county, New York
by pops
October 31st, 2013, 1:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Halloween Hognose
Replies: 1
Views: 843

Re: Halloween Hognose

Very nice! I always suspected these guys were active late into the year. Can I ask if this was from Long Island or not? Take care- Dave
by pops
October 26th, 2013, 10:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From Jersey to Georgia and back
Replies: 7
Views: 2057

Re: From Jersey to Georgia and back

Looks like a great trip to me. I love the story of the older, snake-loving lady! Thx for posting- Dave
by pops
October 22nd, 2013, 5:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October Species Counts
Replies: 16
Views: 2789

Re: October Species Counts

Ulster county NY 13 Oct 2014
8 spotted salamanders
1 blue spot/jefferson salamander
1 red spotted newt
1 slimy salamander
10 redback salamanders
1 leadback salalamnder
few spring peepers
few green frogs

Thx- Dave
by pops
September 5th, 2013, 2:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Newly hatched Duskies!
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

Re: Newly hatched Duskies!

Very cool to see! thx for posting- Dave
by pops
August 14th, 2013, 5:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few shots of some common characters
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Re: A few shots of some common characters

Great photos & commentary!- dave
by pops
August 9th, 2013, 8:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Jeffersons and collaborative ID guide
Replies: 1
Views: 844

Re: Jeffersons and collaborative ID guide

Very helpful, thx for posting- dave
by pops
August 1st, 2013, 2:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SE Virginia/SW Illinois
Replies: 8
Views: 4025

Re: SE Virginia/SW Illinois

Great variety! Love the habitat shots & the underwater newt. Thx for posting- dave
by pops
July 31st, 2013, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What I've been turning up lately...
Replies: 10
Views: 2394

Re: What I've been turning up lately...

You're lucky to have all those species near you. Thx for posting-dave
by pops
July 28th, 2013, 3:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Salamander activity
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Salamander activity

Try dipnetting in ponds for newts and the really interesting neotenic Ambystoma talpoideum.( Sirens & amphiumas can also be found this way) Be persisitant, you will find something! Good luck- dave
by pops
July 27th, 2013, 9:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OBX trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2484

Re: OBX trip

No, but I was lucky enough to see a 2nd king that day & I think she was gravid, take care- dave

Hatteras Island NC
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by pops
July 25th, 2013, 5:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OBX trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2484

Re: OBX trip

You're welcome! It is a great place (something for everyone) Mike, PM me if you decide to go- dave
by pops
July 24th, 2013, 1:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OBX trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2484

Re: OBX trip

Thx Kyle-dave
by pops
July 24th, 2013, 6:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OBX trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2484

Re: OBX trip

Almost forgot Mr. Cottonmouth!- dave
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by pops
July 24th, 2013, 6:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: OBX trip
Replies: 10
Views: 2484

OBX trip

Had a great family trip to the wonderful OBX with some serious fun herping time. I felt very fortunate to record 23 species (assuming my last pix really is a southern toad) These are all from Bodie Island, Hatteras Island and an awesome day trip to Ocracoke Island. Hope everyone is enjoying the good...
by pops
July 23rd, 2013, 4:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Coming to Atlantic City
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Re: Coming to Atlantic City

In Happauge , NY, check out Caleb Smith and Blydenburg parks. PM me if you want more info. Good luck- Dave
by pops
July 12th, 2013, 6:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: It's time again for my yearly post
Replies: 8
Views: 2529

Re: It's time again for my yearly post

Great post! Very interesting variety- Dave
by pops
July 12th, 2013, 5:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Creepy, or cool? You decide!
Replies: 17
Views: 6626

Re: Creepy, or cool? You decide!

Mad cool!