Category Archives: Reptiles, etc.

Reptile/Amphibian #31 — Greater Short-horned Lizard

phrynosoma hernandesi Thursday, May 21, 2020 — 3:45 pm Pawnee National Grassland — Road 47 I was driving carefully along the tire tracks that were all there was to Road 47 when I saw what looked like a toad in … Continue reading

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Pawnee Grasslands

Hoping to get some photos of prairie birds, I drove the two-and-a-half hours up to Pawnee Grasslands. I almost didn’t go—I hadn’t slept at all well for two nights. But the weather was supposed to be almost perfect, 70° and … Continue reading

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Reptile/Amphibian #30 — Brown Anole

anolis sagrei Wednesday, January 15, 2020 — 3:30 pm Orlando, Florida — Disney Springs I zipped over to Disney Springs from my hotel one afternoon for about half an hour to see if a Roseate Spoonbill was hanging about. I … Continue reading

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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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