Road hunting thus far during the migration

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Hey all,

Just wanted to share some photos of herps I have found road hunting thus far this breeding season.

All of these have been found within a stretch of road approximately one mile long. I usually go road hunting twice a day, for about fifteen minutes each time. All of the ones found are adults except for one oddball juvenile. The juvenile was crossing the road when the road was totally dry, the sun was shining on it, and in the middle of the day :eek: ( actually most of these were found in the middle of the day ( the T. granulosa ), but it is not common to find A. gracile in the middle of the day as far a I know ).

The first pic is a male T. granulosa. Second is a female A. gracile. Third is a Male T. granulosa. Fourth is my male and female amplexing, and my male ( the one on top ) was found during "the big night", so technically he counts too. Fifth is a Female T. granulosa, same for the sixth. Seventh and eighth is a juvenile A. gracile ( the oddball one ). In the second picture he is in a defense posture.

I will post the rest of the pics of different individuals later/tomorrow, I can only attach eight pics at a time.

If you have any questions feel free to ask :happy:

Enjoy!
 

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And yet more........

First and second one, female T. granulosa. Third and fourth, yet another female T. granulosa. Fifth and sixth, what a surprise! Another female T. granulosa! :rolleyes: Oh, and we might as well add another female T. granulosa ( seven and eighth pics ).
 

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Anyone want more!? :D

First pic, i think its a female, not sure though, but its and A. macrodactylum. Second pic, a ( must i even say it? ) beautiful pacific chorus frog ( the scientific name escapes me right now ). Third pic, Juvenile A. gracile. Fourth and fifth pics, small extremely skinny T. granulosa, unknown gender. Sixth and seventh pics, extremely fat adult female T. granulosa.

More to come in my next post!
 

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And yet more....

First and second pic, adult female T. granulosa. Third pic, adult female A. gracile. Fourth and fifth pics, adult female T. granulosa. sixth pic, adult female A. gracile. Seventh pic, this one might be the same on as the sixth pic, but i am not sure. At any rate, its a female A. gracile.

That's all for now, though i do have more! But i will post those tomorrow. Enjoy! And have a nice day! :D
 

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OK, so I have more. I don't really know if anyone is actually reading this thread or actually finds it interesting, so I will stop soon. :happy:

First three pics are a juvenile A. gracile that entered defense posture. Fourths is a Pacific chorus frog ( ugh, I really need to memorize their Latin name! ) Same for the fifth. So that's all I have right now.
Sorry about the black bars and the sides of the picture, my camera lens didn't open all the way :nono: Oh well.

Enjoy! -Seth
 

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I'm looking with envy. If all goes according to plan I will be back in the NW in a couple of years and get to post a nice photo album like yours nice work.

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