Recent Changes
January 29, 2024
In April-May 2023 I visited Madagascar for my third time, this time being guided by the experts from Tropical Herping. I saw more species on this trip than I've ever seen on any trip anywhere, and here they are.
March 5, 2023
Another end-of-year trip to Florida to visit family gave me an opportunity to find a handful of herps, though no new species this time.
Anaxyrus terrestris
Southern Toad
Anolis sagrei sagrei
Cuban Brown Anole
Hemidactylus garnotii
Indo-Pacific House Gecko
Hemidactylus mabouia
Tropical House Gecko
Hyla cinerea
Green Treefrog
Iguana iguana
Green Iguana
Sistrurus miliarius barbouri
Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake
February 25, 2023
Last August I drove to southeastern Arizona and saw a number of old friends and two count 'em two new-to-me species.
October 3, 2022
This summer my wife and I and several small dogs traveled through several states in our camper van. We only saw a few herps, but I did find one new species.
Chelydra serpentina
Snapping Turtle
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Eastern Yellow-bellied Racer
Pituophis catenifer deserticola
Great Basin Gopher Snake
Pseudacris maculata
Boreal Chorus Frog
new species
Sceloporus graciosus gracilis
Western Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus graciosus graciosus
Northern Sagebrush Lizard
Sceloporus occidentalis longipes
Great Basin Fence Lizard
Thamnophis radix
Plains Gartersnake
Uta stansburiana uniformis
Plateau Side-blotched Lizard
September 27, 2022
Early this year I took my fourth trip to Peruvian Amazonia with MT Amazon Expeditions. It took me a long time to finally get my observations onto, but at long last here they are.