Category Archives: Reptiles, etc.

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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Reptile-Amphibian #26 — Western Smooth Earthsnake

Virginia valeriae elegans Saturday, March 25, 2017 Devil’s Den State Park, Arkansas It was a damp, cool, drizzly morning. I hiked the Devil’s Den Trail with Joshua, Sarah, Keren, Caleb, Karen, and Olive. We climbed back up to our cabin … Continue reading

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Fish and Poptarts and a Snake

On a warm, sunny, still afternoon we could see a couple small fish in the creek by our campsite. I grabbed some Wildberry Poptarts and began feeding them. Several bluegill gathered and ate greedily, joined occasionally by a larger bass. … Continue reading

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