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by Speckled Rosy
May 28th, 2012, 6:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What a spectacle!
Replies: 14
Views: 2399

Re: What a spectacle!

Nice spectacle!
by Speckled Rosy
May 16th, 2012, 8:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My most amazing find this year by far!!! ..... Aberrant ..??
Replies: 12
Views: 1281

Re: My most amazing find this year by far!!! ..... Aberrant

Pretty cool! I've never seen one like that.. Mojave or colorado? looks mojave..
by Speckled Rosy
May 15th, 2012, 10:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in the yard.
Replies: 6
Views: 1077

Re: Herping in the yard.

Awesome bro! Your house rocks! That was a fun day checking out those spots, and great pictures you got too. talk to you soon bro!

Also, that baby skink, is a gilberts.. The gilberts babys have the red tail. Blue tail- is western.

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
May 12th, 2012, 9:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kingsnake Colors
Replies: 15
Views: 2721

Re: Kingsnake Colors

thanks, interesting.. that its not a solid belly.. Cool snake though!
by Speckled Rosy
May 5th, 2012, 6:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kingsnake Colors
Replies: 15
Views: 2721

Re: Kingsnake Colors

Sweet kings! any shots of the belly of that dark one?
by Speckled Rosy
May 1st, 2012, 6:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Carpet as AC?
Replies: 25
Views: 2534

Re: Carpet as AC?

I agree with fundad, its not as environmentally sound. That said, it can be productive.. I usually don't mess with bringind out to places.. rather use the time and energy to get boards or tin/metal out there. You get more use out those two materials.. I'd also consider doubling those up. Carpet alwa...
by Speckled Rosy
April 29th, 2012, 8:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A newspaper fluff piece on my boardline project
Replies: 9
Views: 1716

Re: A newspaper fluff piece on my boardline project

Nice article! I think this type of research is the future for preserving our lowland reptiles, here in socal.. !

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 29th, 2012, 8:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Francisco outting that blew my mind
Replies: 12
Views: 1620

Re: San Francisco outting that blew my mind

Very cool! I dig both those animals..

Looks like the spot could use some AC, just sayin.. lol! :D

I have many spots that I've driven past for years
as a kid. Some of them, I wish I would have been on it sooner, because they are now gone..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 18th, 2012, 8:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Flip-happy in SoCal
Replies: 16
Views: 2695

Re: Flip-happy in SoCal

Nice finds, you were definatly on it, for a couple weeks there! Great post!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 16th, 2012, 8:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of the East Mojave Desert
Replies: 10
Views: 1606

Re: Open Invite: East Mojave Expedition

Now you guys have got me drooling.. Love those juniper flats, looks like a mini sky-island up there.. pretty cool!
by Speckled Rosy
April 15th, 2012, 8:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herps of the East Mojave Desert
Replies: 10
Views: 1606

Re: Open Invite: East Mojave Expedition

Best of luck to you guys, this weekend! I think the conditions could be really good for finding that regal. I would go, but I have prior engagements. Can't wait to see what cool images you come back with this time, habbi pics are cool too.. hint.. hint.. lol
by Speckled Rosy
April 14th, 2012, 1:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few small finds from Death Valley
Replies: 13
Views: 1500

Re: A few small finds from Death Valley

Nice pics! Those charcoal kilns are neat...
by Speckled Rosy
April 14th, 2012, 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes
Replies: 21
Views: 6663

Re: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes

Thanks Kevin! Glad you liked it, I think you hunt some of these areas, ...and I know you've been hunting LA, much longer than me. You guys, are who I post this stuff for!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 13th, 2012, 3:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Miracle in the Mojave?
Replies: 11
Views: 1634

Re: Miracle in the Mojave?

Brad, I sent you a pm, to offer a couple ideas why you might not have seen much. Probably said enough here already for public info, don't want to give too much away.. lol!
by Speckled Rosy
April 13th, 2012, 2:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes
Replies: 21
Views: 6663

Re: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes

Can you tell us anything more about that scorpion? What species? Thanks, Andy I call it a forest scorpion, But not sure of the common name or scientific. Have found them all over coastal California. They come in different colors too. Found a cobalt blue forest scorp in the eastern sierra. Scorpions...
by Speckled Rosy
April 12th, 2012, 7:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Miracle in the Mojave?
Replies: 11
Views: 1634

Re: Miracle in the Mojave?

Your not missing much. Just a few facts about april.. This rain is later in the season than we've had in many years. The last year like this was 06. The snakes for the most part, all over the southwest, have been up for weeks. As for the high desert, I should have been more clear.. A warm day with t...
by Speckled Rosy
April 12th, 2012, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Miracle in the Mojave?
Replies: 11
Views: 1634

Re: Miracle in the Mojave?

We'll have to see how much makes it out there, but I'd certainly say: Good for hunting up there. The best days I've had in the desert have had cloud cover, so this should be good for desert hunting in many places..
by Speckled Rosy
April 12th, 2012, 4:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Berdo boys Birthday bash...
Replies: 15
Views: 2130

Re: Berdo boys Birthday bash...

Nice finds and happy B-Day to the both of you!
I agree, that looks like a tough spot to find a king. I dig that shot with the road in back!
by Speckled Rosy
April 12th, 2012, 3:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Flippin' sweet
Replies: 5
Views: 868

Re: Flippin' sweet

That last kingsnake is a monster! first king is real pretty too! nice finds!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 12th, 2012, 3:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes
Replies: 21
Views: 6663

Re: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes

Thanks everyone for the nice replies. :beer: Glad you guys are diggin the LA stuff! All the different counties in Ca, have their own story to tell... Brian: heres some more photos for you. There a little better.. lol http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k408/danlaw333/DSCN0230.jpg http://i326.photobuc...
by Speckled Rosy
April 9th, 2012, 4:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Long time listener, first time caller
Replies: 18
Views: 4043

Re: Long time listener, first time caller

Nice job with the kings, i would call the first one aberrant too. I wish morphs like the dark one, were found more often, in my respective territory (sw LA co.) ... but they seem to be somewhat rare. I've been wanting to find a king like that in LA county for years now.. they exist down here, but we...
by Speckled Rosy
April 1st, 2012, 1:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I like this one
Replies: 35
Views: 2927

Re: I like this one

I like that king too.. lol!
by Speckled Rosy
April 1st, 2012, 1:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another area lost
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: Another area lost

Yeah, I talked to a guy working in that plot and he told me it was some kind of an organic farm co-op.. Thats all I know.. I think there was chickens or goats in there, so maybe they're growing eggs.
by Speckled Rosy
April 1st, 2012, 1:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Desert lizard?
Replies: 8
Views: 1491

Re: Desert lizard?

Depends on where in rancho mirage? Rancho Mirage backs right up to the San Jacinto mountains and certainly that species would be present in well shaded, or watered canyons, even approaching the desert floor.. Definately pushing the moisture and temp limits for a gator lizard, but it could be a legit...
by Speckled Rosy
April 1st, 2012, 12:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another area lost
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: Another area lost

That was the best part of that whole field too.. Where many of the kings traditionally came from.. What a shame... I hope every last king is found from there, and put into locality pure production.. Perhaps maybe one day they could be replanted, but at this rate, I have very little hope in this spot...
by Speckled Rosy
March 30th, 2012, 8:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First day in the field this year.
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: First day in the field this year.

Awesome snakes.. I dig that first shot.. And BTW that sounds like a really cool spot... Exploring has its rewards..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
March 29th, 2012, 7:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in San Francisco in the next couple of weeks?
Replies: 25
Views: 2153

Re: Herping in San Francisco in the next couple of weeks?

Cool stuff, can't wait to see what you guys come up with! :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
March 22nd, 2012, 3:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I'll play the morph game
Replies: 29
Views: 5578

Re: I'll play the morph game

I hate you!

Do you know how long I've been looking for something like that?

Nice king bro!
by Speckled Rosy
March 17th, 2012, 7:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Watch where you tread... (and a question)
Replies: 17
Views: 1634

Re: Watch where you tread... (and a question)

Micheal, nice pic and glad to see your sticking with it.. In my opinion, its more of a wintering thing. Crotes of all kinds, return to certain rock structures, year after year, because they provide a good wintering den, prey, and thermo range.. Some individual snakes may disperse as you get into may...
by Speckled Rosy
March 17th, 2012, 6:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tubular Trip
Replies: 27
Views: 4591

Re: Tubular Trip

Nice finds guys! Glad you scored some finds and data as well.. This rain should bring some more stuff out..
by Speckled Rosy
March 11th, 2012, 8:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping has been slow.
Replies: 17
Views: 2222

Re: Herping has been slow.

Nice pics! How far north do the night lizards go?
by Speckled Rosy
February 29th, 2012, 5:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Weekend in SD County
Replies: 19
Views: 2606

Re: Weekend in SD County

Nice stuff! Some really pretty kings, with nice variation. Also dig the sally shots.. :thumb:
by Speckled Rosy
February 27th, 2012, 8:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Two new spots come through; I knew they would too...........
Replies: 18
Views: 2705

Re: Two new spots come through; I knew they would too.......

Can't forget the South bay: Descendents, Pennywise, and of coarse Black Flag..

And from Long Beach/San Pedro: the Minutemen, and Firehose, went on to influence many bands including Sublime..

"where's your courage"
by Speckled Rosy
February 27th, 2012, 5:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...
Replies: 64
Views: 6096

Re: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...

Speckled Rosy: I should have clarified that killing other animals isn't necessarily the "best way" to get closer to them, but that it is one way and that that method should be considered valid. I also did not mean for my comment to, in any way, try to justify the actions of the ranch employees deal...
by Speckled Rosy
February 27th, 2012, 5:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Two new spots come through; I knew they would too...........
Replies: 18
Views: 2705

Re: Two new spots come through; I knew they would too.......

The Dead Milkmen...

I know where the the tarantula lives..

Nice finds guys. Were those from the area you were at when I talked to you.. If so, thats a screamin boa for there.. I dig the lyre too..
by Speckled Rosy
February 26th, 2012, 11:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Day 1 of 2012 herping, lifer
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Re: Day 1 of 2012 herping, lifer

That ensatina frickin rocks! I hope to find one of those one day..

love the gilberts too!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
February 26th, 2012, 11:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...
Replies: 64
Views: 6096

Re: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...

I am also of the opinion that one way to gain the greatest respect for wildlife is to pursue it in a hunt, and if I get the chance to hunt puma in CA I will definitely take it: what better way to get closer to one of those elegant beasts. The best way to get close to an amazing animal, is to kill i...
by Speckled Rosy
February 25th, 2012, 10:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I have *spotted* a King!
Replies: 53
Views: 9765

Re: I have *spotted* a King!

What an awesome Day! that dotted king is a beauty!
by Speckled Rosy
February 25th, 2012, 9:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: LA Basin Spadefoots – are they history?
Replies: 8
Views: 1218

Re: LA Basin Spadefoots – are they history?

Thanks for that link. Pretty interesting.. It states the horned lizards as being present as well, in 1998.. Its a shame, that population couldn't be protected.
by Speckled Rosy
February 25th, 2012, 5:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: LA Basin Spadefoots – are they history?
Replies: 8
Views: 1218

Re: LA Basin Spadefoots – are they history?

I would think the area above whitteir narrows or some portions of the Azusa canyon flood plain could hold them?
by Speckled Rosy
February 25th, 2012, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: a shy trifecta....
Replies: 14
Views: 2331

Re: a shy trifecta....

Awesome Kent! :thumb:

I found all three in SD county last year. Same day, same spot, but The speck was pretty deep in a crack. Still counts right? :lol:
by Speckled Rosy
February 25th, 2012, 7:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets Talk Bandeds and "Favorite" Color
Replies: 68
Views: 12698

Re: Lets Talk Bandeds and "Favorite" Color

I want a blackbelly with a stripe!
Who's gonna take me up and show me those boards? lol! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Speckled Rosy
February 21st, 2012, 6:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets Talk Bandeds and "Favorite" Color
Replies: 68
Views: 12698

Re: Lets Talk Bandeds and "Favorite" Color

Hard to say my favorite, but I like the light chocolate brown and brightest yellow ones... and I haven't found any quite like that. Here's some of my favorite's http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k408/danlaw333/DSCN0121.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k408/danlaw333/DSCN0124.jpg Eastern San D...
by Speckled Rosy
February 20th, 2012, 9:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Review of the San Gabriel Mountains? “a question?”
Replies: 10
Views: 1885

Re: A Review of the San Gabriel Mountains? “a question?”

I've found a couple geckos in the foothills/Soledad area. Also while the elevation is 500 ft lower than you need, I know of several legless lizards found on the dry backside of the range in a hard, rocky desert type, substrate. nontypical habitat.
by Speckled Rosy
February 20th, 2012, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips Planned for 2012 -Update for April 28 Trip
Replies: 26
Views: 4172

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips Planned for 2012

hellihooks wrote:PLUS... found the only known 3-way Gophersnake intergradation spot, (Hansen concurs) on the way home from a Tejon outing... :D jim
Pacific, San Diego, and Great Basin...
Image


I think I know where your referring to..
by Speckled Rosy
February 19th, 2012, 8:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herp the Coast or the Desert?
Replies: 5
Views: 949

Re: Herp the Coast or the Desert?

Just got back from the desert near Palm springs (little san bernadino's).. There was some ground moisture from some recent light rains, but conditions look pretty drabb overall, with little to no green grass. The desert plants in general, dont look as vibrant this year.. Depends on your targets, but...
by Speckled Rosy
February 15th, 2012, 4:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Finding a Desert Rosy Boa?
Replies: 48
Views: 7644

Re: Finding a Desert Rosy Boa?

Micheal, your on the right track... Coastals are found quite close to Gleason, and maybe on that mountain. Hunt hard, its not an easy area to find them in. Also desert boas are found very close to you. But you still need to do a little more research. If you head towards Ridgcrest. you'll pass some l...
by Speckled Rosy
February 12th, 2012, 10:27 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 'manderin' gourmet
Replies: 9
Views: 1536

Re: 2012 'manderin' gourmet

Frickin awesome! Those Santa Cruz blacks are way cool..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
February 12th, 2012, 9:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rain Boa...
Replies: 2
Views: 790

Rain Boa...

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