Category Archives: Reptiles, etc.

Reptile-Amphibian #29 — Checkered Whiptail

cnemidophorus tesselatus Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — 9:25 am Cañon City, Colorado — Tunnel Drive Trail Nate and I found this lizard sunning on the paved trail just uphill from the parking lot, about 50 yards from the Arkansas River. … Continue reading

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Reptile-Amphibian #28 — (Western) Coachwhip

masticophis flagellum (testaceus) Monday, May 21, 2018 — 11:20 am Cheyenne County, Colorado — County Road 9 After seeing the Golden-crowned Warbler, Nate and I continued south on the dirt road. We’d gone just a couple miles when I spotted … Continue reading

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Birding Trip

I took two days off work and drove to Gunnison. Colorado to see the Gunnison Sage-Grouse (next post). I left home about 7:30 and headed to Cañon City. A Lewis’s Woodpecker has been hanging out in a residential neighborhood, but … Continue reading

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Reptile-Amphibian #27 — Western Whiptail

aspidoscelis tigris Saturday, June 10, 2017 Colorado National Monument, Colorado We saw several of these lizards as we visited the canyon overlooks. In several cases, they actually seemed to be studying us as we looked at them. One small one … Continue reading

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