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by Speckled Rosy
July 19th, 2014, 8:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: [URGENT] Native and non-native turtles NEED HELP
Replies: 66
Views: 16625

Klawnscale.. please read

Sorry to hijack the original topic of this thread.. I feel I must say a few things, since a place and species found there have already been dropped.. Klawnscale, you couldn't be more wrong about the park in question... I am the person, along with a good friend.. who set up extensive study sites in H...
by Speckled Rosy
July 7th, 2014, 5:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 So Far
Replies: 21
Views: 6494

Re: 2014 So Far

Nice photography as usual! The collard lizard images are really nice!! Looks like you guys kept busy this year.. :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
June 30th, 2014, 5:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June 2014- Month of the Lifers
Replies: 14
Views: 3692

Re: June 2014- Month of the Lifers

Great stuff! those puget sound garters are neat looking!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
June 30th, 2014, 4:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Unreasonably Long May and June Report
Replies: 10
Views: 1751

Re: Unreasonably Long May and June Report

Nice and diverse post. I like that red shelled pond turtle.. I wonder if it is permanently that color or if its due to water conditions?

Great work! :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
June 29th, 2014, 7:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Special Recognition For Brian Hubbs Reaching 10,000 Records
Replies: 5
Views: 1220

Re: Special Recognition For Brian Hubbs Reaching 10,000 Reco

Congrats Brian! I have seen your dedication first hand.. Your work on pond turtles alone, deserves recognition.. :beer:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
June 6th, 2014, 8:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Question for the group
Replies: 72
Views: 19294

Re: Question for the group

I dont mind the corrections. Im usually corrected on correct subspecies. It helps keep the database accurate.. Nothing wrong with that to me.

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
May 14th, 2014, 9:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cruising for snakes and a full moon????
Replies: 80
Views: 11809

Re: Cruising for snakes and a full moon????

I have given my thoughts on the subject many many many times, yet people don't listen and think they know better because they once found a herp or two.. :lol: Personally I like 10 snake nights.... Texas Alterna Road Cruisers are some of the best herpers and night drivers our hobby has ever known(th...
by Speckled Rosy
May 5th, 2014, 8:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April 2014- NorCal + SoCal Retrospective
Replies: 11
Views: 2933

Re: April 2014- NorCal + SoCal Retrospective

Awesome post! ..and looks like quite the ragtag bunch of herpers! looks like you guys had fun.. This wasnt the best year down here either..

Good going on the lifers.. thats what its all about.. :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
May 5th, 2014, 8:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April as I Saw It
Replies: 12
Views: 4568

Re: April as I Saw It

NIce post and not bad for one months work! The first cal king is really pretty and good diversity throughout..

Nice crisp, clear pictures too.. :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 25th, 2014, 9:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: striped L.g.californiae as DPS?
Replies: 10
Views: 2549

Re: striped L.g.californiae as DPS?

This is a good point you bring up and i have often thought the same thing.. If you could get the state to recognize the unique genetics, then they might protect them.. Maybe writing state officials is the answer, or contacting local officials, even at a the city council level. I have tried to do the...
by Speckled Rosy
April 25th, 2014, 9:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lions, Rattlesnakes, and Lyres, Oh My!
Replies: 8
Views: 2227

Re: Lions, Rattlesnakes, and Lyres, Oh My!

Looks like a good outing. Consider yourself lucky to see the lyon, they don't show themselves often..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 2nd, 2014, 6:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: MY YEAR END - YEAR OF ATROX - LOTS OF NARRATIVE
Replies: 6
Views: 1176

Re: MY YEAR END - YEAR OF ATROX - LOTS OF NARRATIVE

Awesome post Marc! I really dug the narrative.. Congrats on spotting your first boa out in the wild!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
December 8th, 2013, 9:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping 2013 Part 4
Replies: 20
Views: 5430

Re: Herping 2013 Part 4

Awesome series Dude! Amazing array of herps and they were so well photographed.. Also way too many habitat shots, that make me yearn for those far off places.. Thanks for taking the time to document share, and glad to see all is well with you. Hit me up if you ever make it out my way. :beer: -dan
by Speckled Rosy
November 30th, 2013, 7:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Today at work...
Replies: 64
Views: 9341

Re: Today at work...

Where did it say his name in the song?
by Speckled Rosy
October 19th, 2013, 4:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Zach's 2013 Year in Review Updated 11/21
Replies: 41
Views: 8301

Re: Zach's 2013 Year in Review

Nice finds and great photos! Love those coastal zonata!

-dan
by Speckled Rosy
October 14th, 2013, 5:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: fun and frustratimg day with a cool find!
Replies: 12
Views: 3278

Re: fun and frustratimg day with a cool find!

That is a unique looking sideblotch.. Nice Find! Pick up your boards and move them away, or to another site and keep them hidden this time. like john said, cover them. Boards found flipped out of place, don't usually make me think of an advanced herper, more likely, a begining or novice, not yet awa...
by Speckled Rosy
September 5th, 2013, 3:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Redwood Empire (NorCal Camping part 2)
Replies: 3
Views: 2335

Re: The Redwood Empire (NorCal Camping part 2)

Awesome finds in both parts. The Elk on the beach.. Wow! ..and a windblown, if not sharky looking right hander peeling off.. Cool image! :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
June 26th, 2013, 8:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: So far in SoCal - 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 2472

Re: So far in SoCal - 2013

Awesome post Kent!

The photography took me there, as well as the naration! Awesome white speck, that your daughter found! And im envious of the striped kings and really nice looking boas you were able to see.. A + Job!!! :beer:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
June 9th, 2013, 12:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Havasu NWR (repost)
Replies: 4
Views: 1115

Re: Havasu NWR (repost)

Desert iguana's galore out there.. I would suspect lots of sideblotch and whiptails down near the river, and mojave fringetoed lizards in the dunes..
by Speckled Rosy
May 27th, 2013, 10:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some recent random finds.
Replies: 11
Views: 1889

Re: Some recent random finds.

Nice habitat shots, and some neat critters, including that ringneck! :thumb:

The Bolo tie is way cool..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
May 2nd, 2013, 4:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Year-as-it-Happened Post (End of the Year Edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 4381

Re: Year-as-it-Happens Post (More or less the same as Forum

Awesome post, great photography, and congrats on your lifers! :beer:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
May 1st, 2013, 9:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Inspired to hit the road by other posts
Replies: 17
Views: 3362

Re: Inspired to hit the road by other posts

Nice outing! :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 23rd, 2013, 8:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: AZ trip
Replies: 24
Views: 3466

Re: AZ trip

Absolutley Awesome Post! You guys did exellent out there.. Really nice macro shots that Nicholas took. I especially liked the roadrunner images, they are a favorite of mine! :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 16th, 2013, 8:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Thee Day Herpathon
Replies: 16
Views: 2725

Re: Thee Day Herpathon

Dude, you guys rocked it out there! Some really pretty snakes in there. Was the Giant Sally gravid?

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 4th, 2013, 12:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Easter Trip to Yuma with a brief stopover on "Lava Rock Mtn"
Replies: 10
Views: 1316

Re: Easter Trip to Yuma with a brief stopover on "Lava Rock

Nice post! And good job with the photos.. that habitat looks pretty this time of year. :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
April 2nd, 2013, 8:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch: April 6, 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 3293

Re: Tejon Ranch: April 6, 2013

Where and when do we meet on saturday?
by Speckled Rosy
April 2nd, 2013, 6:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Greenish and maroon cal king found...
Replies: 23
Views: 3594

Re: Greenish and maroon cal king found...

That thing is awesome! Nice find Brian! :beer:

Im talking about the hyper guy, not the April fools Brian.. :lol:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
March 20th, 2013, 7:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Two year target acquired!
Replies: 15
Views: 4561

Re: Two year target acquired!

Nate, thats an awesome snake. I've heard of those and seen several pics of brown bellied strpers in SD. (blackbelly is what they call them in the central valley, which are also mostly dark brown) Fundads find is very interesting. The brown belly on his, appears to be extremely clean, whichis a very ...
by Speckled Rosy
March 15th, 2013, 6:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kings, Rings, and ugly things. Or how to read the lines.
Replies: 14
Views: 1681

Re: Kings, Rings, and ugly things. Or how to read the lines.

Nice kings man! Too bad about them interlopers...
by Speckled Rosy
March 15th, 2013, 4:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Checked some of my AC today
Replies: 11
Views: 1326

Re: Checked some of my AC today

Zach, that's a really nice YBR, one of my favorite snakes, as you know. I think Danny wasn't talking about the age of the board, but about the ground underneath the board. At least down here, it would take a good while, as in years, to get that deeply burrowed look. So, if your boards seasoned like...
by Speckled Rosy
March 14th, 2013, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Checked some of my AC today
Replies: 11
Views: 1326

Re: Checked some of my AC today

That board looks pretty seasoned to me.. lol!

Nice finds!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
March 7th, 2013, 6:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Radio Show featuring NAFHA Wed. 6pm EST 3 pm PST
Replies: 4
Views: 595

Re: Radio Show featuring NAFHA Wed. 6pm EST 3 pm PST

That was a great show, Brian. Amazing what NAFHA has accomplished and how far its come.. :beer:

When is the next Tejon trip again? Lol! Got me wanting to get more involved! lol!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
March 7th, 2013, 6:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Low Desert 3/3
Replies: 10
Views: 1558

Re: Low Desert 3/3

Great pictures. I saw my first chuc's in that area as a kid! :thumb:
by Speckled Rosy
February 23rd, 2013, 8:37 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter report from Oregon
Replies: 28
Views: 3525

Re: Winter report from Oregon

Interesting, the numbers your finding at this time of year. Im assuming this is near the coast? I'm wondering about rubber boas found on the high elevation peaks in Southern California.. They must have an even shorter active season than Oregon boas along the coast? It seems way too cold, especially ...
by Speckled Rosy
February 23rd, 2013, 8:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Washed in the Blood 2012...
Replies: 57
Views: 12496

Re: Washed in the Blood 2012...

Great post! Thanks for putting this together, and looks like you really get around in ayear.. Loved the numerous habitat shots and of coarse the herp diversity all around! :beer:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
February 19th, 2013, 4:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 1st King.....looks like it's gonna be a good year
Replies: 44
Views: 5272

Re: 1st King.....looks like it's gonna be a good year

Tony, That king is sweet! :thumb:
by Speckled Rosy
February 18th, 2013, 11:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 1st King.....looks like it's gonna be a good year
Replies: 44
Views: 5272

Re: 1st King.....looks like it's gonna be a good year

Verry nice kings!! Great finds!! ...... were is the Newport tail on that Newport long beach barred morph? Looks more like a riverside county aberrant and also the striper/ aberrant. I haven't found any kings yet or any snakes for that matter but hoping soon I will!! I believe those are from the sou...
by Speckled Rosy
February 18th, 2013, 11:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sunny and hot day in San Mateo County 2/15
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Re: Sunny and hot day in San Mateo County 2/15

Nice finds and post.. some pretty colors on that sharp tailed!
by Speckled Rosy
February 12th, 2013, 2:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Weekly Alameda County Herp Report,Getula,Gilberti,ect,ect.
Replies: 19
Views: 2307

Re: Weekly Alameda County Herp Report,Getula,Gilberti,ect,ec

Here's the Daytona Lark slide-top Wagonaire I'm working towards (Eventually) getting. http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb4/hellihooks/DSCN5359.jpg 4-wheel drive... Chevy 350, on a Chevy truck frame... :roll: Gotta take the good with the bad I guess... :crazyeyes: :lol: :lol: jim Get it before it ...
by Speckled Rosy
February 10th, 2013, 8:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few Bay Area finds from last week and today
Replies: 7
Views: 854

Re: A few Bay Area finds from last week and today

Great post! I love the rubber boa close ups and the as flipped skink and salamander pics..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
February 8th, 2013, 5:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few Bay Area finds from last week and today
Replies: 6
Views: 878

Re: A few Bay Area finds from last week and today

Nice finds. I really like the insitu/log salamander pics! :thumb:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 28th, 2013, 6:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Simatus
Replies: 8
Views: 1637

Re: Simatus

The pic still came out good either way.. Cool Find!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 27th, 2013, 9:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: When it rains, it pours. San Mateo and Santa Clara 1/26/13
Replies: 7
Views: 2217

Re: When it rains, it pours. San Mateo and Santa Clara 1/26/

Nice post and awesome finds! looks like some interesting habitat..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 26th, 2013, 2:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My first Southern California field report for the year
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Re: My first Southern California field report for the year

Looks like a fairly productive outing for this time of year. Nice shot of the blackbelly!

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 25th, 2013, 10:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: This ones for real
Replies: 9
Views: 1715

Re: This ones for real

Sweet find Jim!
by Speckled Rosy
January 24th, 2013, 9:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Little Bit of Utah
Replies: 23
Views: 4893

Re: A Little Bit of Utah

Great post! The Utah Milk is really cool!

Looks like some beautiful country too..

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 17th, 2013, 10:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Better late than never! Belated 2012 end of year review.
Replies: 12
Views: 1253

Re: Better late than never! Belated 2012 end of year review.

Nice post! Id say your year was a success.. Always nice to see such nice clear, crisp pictures.. Good Work! :beer:

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 16th, 2013, 10:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Looking back 2012, herps of Southern Ca / Western Az
Replies: 19
Views: 3576

Re: Looking back 2012, herps of Southern Ca / Western Az

Thanks guys, and I do have a great time out there, although sometimes it feels all too much like work! lol!


Cheers :beer: ,

-Dan
by Speckled Rosy
January 16th, 2013, 9:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Photos from a trip to the Red Centre
Replies: 14
Views: 4386

Re: Photos from a trip to the Red Centre

Amazing the diversity you have there! Great post and nice pictures too!

The snake-like lizards, are especially neat!

-Daniel