Category Archives: Reptiles, etc.

Reptile/Amphibian #35 — Sonoran Mountain Kingsnake

lampropeltis pyromelana Sunday, May 8, 2022 — 1:15 pm Hereford, Arizona — Beatty’s Guest Ranch I stopped at this place in Miller Canyon on my way from Portal to Patagonia. After seeing the featured White-eared Hummingbird, I wandered up the … Continue reading

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Reptile/Amphibian #34 — Woodhouse’s Toad

anaxyrus woodhousi Saturday, August 28, 10:50 am Chatfield State Park, Colorado I birded at a couple places in the park in the morning. There were birds around, but nothing spectacular. The day was heating up, and I was headed back … Continue reading

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Reptile/Amphibian #33 — Colorado Checkered Whiptail

aspidoscelis neotesselata Saturday, July 3, 2021 — 9:41 am Lake Pueblo State Park, Colorado — Valco Ponds As I was walking along the path that runs between the Arkansas River and one of the ponds, I kept noticing striped lizards. … Continue reading

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Dinosaur National Monument — Day 2

Since we took the trouble to go to Dinosaur National Monument, it seemed appropriate that we see the dinosaurs. I’ve never been very interested. Perhaps its because the study is so much speculation. Maybe it’s because people can’t talk about … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Mountain (and a bear)

On Monday evening, we went to a pizza party in the backyard of our friends’ house near downtown Colorado Springs. Their yard backs up on a ravine with a creek. After we ate, we wandered through their garden to the … Continue reading

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