Field Herping 2015
February 8, 2015 It was hard to get good photos since they
all took off into the den when they saw us.
February 8, 2015 Checked out a local rattlesnake den and
saw about 8 western diamondbacks.
February 21, 2015 A smallmouth salamander I found under
a section of telephone pole, my very first one.
March 7, 2015 A smallmouth salamander found under a
slab of concrete in the same area as the first one.
March 7, 2015 A green anole found sitting on top of a pile of
trash.
March 7, 2015 A Texas brown snake found in the mud
under a section of railroad tie.
March 14, 2015 A Great Plains rat snake found under a
board.
March 21, 2015 A lined snake founder under a wet piece
of cardboard.
March 22, 2015 A Texas blind snake found underneath a
brick.
March 28, 2015 An adult timber rattlesnake I found in
southern Oklahoma.
March 28, 2015 A belly shot of the ringneck.
March 28, 2015 A prairie ringneck found under a rock.
April 4, 2015 A smallmouth salamander found in a
flooded roadside ditch.
April 4, 2015 A large and dirty adult broadbanded
copperhead.
April 10, 2015 A bull snake found under a board. This
one was about five feet long.
April 10, 2015 A western cottonmouth (aka water
moccasin) found in a local river.
April 11, 2015 A ground snake found in a pile of kitchen
floor tiles in north Texas.
April 18, 2015 A Texas coral snake, one of two found in
the same day and both under boards.
April 19, 2015 A second night snake that I found under
a rock.
April 19, 2015 A night snake that I found in southern
Oklahoma.
April 19, 2015 A broadbanded copperhead that I found
along with a second one under a rock.
April 25, 2015 A Texas coral snake found under a
board. This one is in deep shed.
April 26, 2015 A speckled/desert king snake that I found
under a board.
April 25, 2015 A unique Texas coral snake that I found.
An amazing specimen!
May 1, 2015 One of three Texas coral snakes found in
the same spot.
May 1, 2015 A four foot western diamondback
rattlesnake found under a piece of tin.
May 15, 2015 My eighth Texas coral snake of the year,
found under a recliner cushion.
May 6, 2015 A nice looking young speckled/desert
king snake intergrade..
May 19, 2015 An adult prairie king snake found
starting to crawl out onto a country road at sunset.
May 19, 2015 One of two western massasauga
rattlesnakes found crossing the road.
May 24, 2015 A three foot American alligator I saw in
the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
May 25, 2015 A eastern yellow-bellied pattern losing
its juvenile pattern and gaining its adult coloration.