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Spacecoast since my last post..

Post by InfantryVeteran » November 21st, 2014, 5:52 pm

I have finally gotten some time to do a little herping since the temperatures have dropped a little.

Road Cruising has been slightly productive, despite the temperature drop. I road cruised this awesome Glass Lizard earlier this month. I love this picture and am finally learning how to use my T3i!
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As is normally the case, Cornsnakes have made a few appearances.
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I even cruised this Eastern Gartersnake during a brisk morning!
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I've never been very interested in Amphibians, however, since getting my new camera, I've really started noticing them.

It's nice to see a native Green Tree Frog on occasion!
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Lifer Greenhouse Frog
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We can't forget the most common tree frog around. Cuban Tree Frog
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Southern Toads are quite plentiful!
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And I also found my lifer Eastern Narrowmouth Toad!
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Southern Leopard Frog
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Ringnecks are always easy to find!
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I flipped this dirty, cold Southern Black Racer under an old couch someone had dumped on the side of a dirt road. It was 50 degrees out with a cold rain, so it didn't put up much of a fight.
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And here we are today! I finally got a Lifer (and Alive) Florida Brown Snake! I love the Florida variety!
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I hope you have enjoyed the pictures!

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Post by BillMcGighan » November 21st, 2014, 7:09 pm

Looks like the new camera is serving you well. :thumb: :thumb:

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Post by soulsurvivor » November 21st, 2014, 7:26 pm

Ummm, are you sure that's a black racer? :shock:

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Post by Lloyd Heilbrunn » November 21st, 2014, 9:53 pm

soulsurvivor wrote:Ummm, are you sure that's a black racer? :shock:
Exactly what I was thinking....

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Post by InfantryVeteran » November 22nd, 2014, 4:07 am

soulsurvivor wrote:Ummm, are you sure that's a black racer? :shock:
It's hard to tell in that picture, but yes. It's definitely a racer. Here are two more photos of this same snake.
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Post by Josh Holbrook » November 22nd, 2014, 4:36 am

Good stuff, and a great improvement on photos already!

The racer's scales superficially look like an indigos, but I think you maybe tweaked the contrast or something else a little to far on it, and that's what's giving it such deep black scales?

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Post by InfantryVeteran » November 22nd, 2014, 4:52 am

Josh Holbrook wrote:Good stuff, and a great improvement on photos already!

The racer's scales superficially look like an indigos, but I think you maybe tweaked the contrast or something else a little to far on it, and that's what's giving it such deep black scales?
Yeah, that's what happened. The photo was extremely dark before editing (didn't realize how bad it was until I was already home.)

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Post by Noah M » November 22nd, 2014, 7:20 am

Your pictures look great. I hope you had as much fun making the photographs as I did looking at them!

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Post by Coluber Constrictor » November 22nd, 2014, 7:44 pm

Racers are just mini-indigos anyway :lol:

Cool finds, I know it's all common stuff but I wouldn't mind seeing any of it right now. It's been a slow year here.

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