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Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 27th, 2016, 4:25 am
by Porter

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 27th, 2016, 6:17 am
by bgorum
ImageGorum_150421_1095_1_2_3_4 by Bill Gorum, on Flickr

I've posted this one before, but its still my favorite herp in habitat photo from last year.

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 27th, 2016, 7:31 am
by Porter

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 27th, 2016, 9:51 am
by Antonsrkn
Found this alpine salamander on the crawl while doing some early morning trekking, moved it about 1/2 a meter for the photo.
Nikon d7100 and 10-20 sigma F/20 1/50
ImageAlpine Salamandra by Anton, on Flickr

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 31st, 2016, 6:09 am
by dwakefield
Here's an American Alligator, in its habitat in the clouds ;)

ImageGator at dusk, Big Cypress National Preserve
by Daniel Wakefield, on Flickr

Keep the habitat shots coming!

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 31st, 2016, 9:10 am
by Rancorrye

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: March 31st, 2016, 10:59 am
by dwakefield
That Collared Lizard is incredible!

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 1st, 2016, 10:08 am
by Russianherps
Moor frog (Rana arvalis) in habitat
ImageIMG_0122 by ru_seva, on Flickr

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 2nd, 2016, 9:31 am
by Antonsrkn
How about this fella?

ImageLand Iguana by Anton, on Flickr
Nikon d7100 with 70-300mm lens. F/16 1/320

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 2nd, 2016, 5:36 pm
by speedy
Some great shots there Rye and Anton.

Here is one from the other day, a common but popular herp in Australia.

ImageEastern Blue-tongue Lizard by Ryan Francis, on Flickr

Canon 6D 16-35mm 16mm 1/60 F/22 ISO800

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 8th, 2016, 4:04 am
by Josh Young
A mole kingsnake from Apalachicola National Forest in the Florida panhandle.

ImageMole kingsnake from Apalachicola National Forest. by Josh Young, on Flickr

Nikon D7100 w/ Samyang F2.8 10mm.
F10 1/160 ISO 320

An eastern mudsnake from the easternmost extent of the Florida panhandle.

ImageEastern mud snake. by Josh Young, on Flickr

Nikon D7100 w/ Samyang F2.8 10mm.
F14 1/200 ISO 800

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 8th, 2016, 4:35 am
by Daniel.Iversen
I dont have a good camera, and I'm not a passionate photographer as the most of you guys but I have always my economic smartphone with me and sometimes Im lucky enough to shot good pics :D

Lacerta bilineata (adult female) with the top of the lake Garda as background (the biggest italian lake, in the Trentino Region)

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Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 9th, 2016, 9:13 am
by mfb
Lots of great photos here!

Here is one of my personal favorites. It is not a beautiful landscape, but gray treefrogs love to live in this dumpster in the summer. There are lots of flies and other insects, so perhaps they are drawn by the food?

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Gray Treefrog In A Dumpster

Mike

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 11th, 2016, 5:37 pm
by repaphin
California Kingsnake
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Desert Tortoise
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Mojave Shovelnose Snake
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San Diego Gophersnake
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Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 17th, 2016, 3:45 am
by Daniel.Iversen
Salamandra salamandra, in Trentino region, North Italy. Shot in a humid and shady canyon. I'm sorry I know the pic is out of focus a little bit :(

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Podarcis muralis brugemanni near Riva del Garda town, Trentino region, northern Italy.
Wall lizards living in less anthropized areas, like in the woods, are much smaller than those who lives inside cities.
In cities they have less predators and they can grow bigger, in the woods and in more natural areas they are hunted by whip snakes (Hierophis carbonarius), smooth snakes (Coronella austriaca) and other animals.

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Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: April 17th, 2016, 8:14 am
by Antonsrkn
Nikon D7100 shot at 20mm, 1/80 sec, F/14
ImageGalapagos Godzilla by Anton, on Flickr

Furthermore, I'm the proud new owner of a FX format camera, the D810! Thank you to everyone that participated in the discussion it helped me muster up my courage and take the plunge. Haven't had a chance to take it out for a test run yet as its a ridiculously busy time but soon!

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: May 2nd, 2016, 4:51 am
by Naja Bungarus
Amphibians:

Blyth's River Frog, Limnonectes blythii
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Tadpoles (Unknown species, probably Duttaphrynus melanostictus or Limnonectes blythii)
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Java Tree Frog, Polypedates leucomystax
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Common Asiatic Toad, Duttaphrynus melanostictus, calling
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Reptiles:

Tockay Gecko juvenile, Gecko gecko
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Checkered Keelback, Xenochrophis piscator
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Large Eyed Pit Viper, Trimeresurus macrops
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Popes Pit Viper, Trimeresurus Popeia Popeiorum
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All found in Thailand, Huahin, Kaeng Krachan area, except T. macrops which were found in Nakhon nayok (Khao yai), Thailand. :beer:

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: May 5th, 2016, 10:30 am
by achillesbeast
Incredible in-habitat shots being shared by everyone. Here is one of my favorite shots from this year (so far). A Sonoran gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer affinis) from the bootheel of NM. A rather common snake, but still one of my favorite species to encounter in the field. ImageSonoran Gopher Snake in Habitat by Frank Portillo, on Flickr

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: July 17th, 2016, 11:16 am
by Antonsrkn
Been having fun with this type of shot lately. I'm sure some of you all have some new shots to share since this thread settled down. Here is my most recent from 2 days back.

ImageHappy World Snake Day by Anton, on Flickr

Re: Herps in habitat - photo thread

Posted: July 18th, 2016, 9:27 am
by AZherper
You all have some very impressive photos. My grismer-style photography definitely could use some work, but here are a couple from AZ:

Gila:

ImageGila Monster (Heloderma suspectum) in habitat by wyman.jules, on Flickr

Trimorphodon lambda (Sonoran Lyresnake):


ImageTrimorphodon lambda (Sonoran Lyresnake) by wyman.jules, on Flickr


And here are a couple very old in habitat photos taken with a crappy point and shoot that I actually think came out decently:

Thamnophis cyrtopsis cyrtopsis (Western Black-necked Gartersnake):

ImageThamnophis cyrtopsis cyrtopsis (Western Black-necked Gartersnake) by wyman.jules, on Flickr

Heterodon kennerlyi:

ImageNeonate Heterodon kennerlyi (Mexican Hognose Snake) and habitat by wyman.jules, on Flickr\ }{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252


My best in habitat shots are probably some recent ones I got of a cerberus in the Rincon Mountains, if I get around to uploading and editing those soon I'll post them here.

All best,
Jules