Recent fieldwork photos

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  1. NickGeee

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    Some random pics from some fieldwork and just herping trips.
    Whilst out grampians way I conned my friend to drop me off for a couple of hours of herping. it was raining the whole time. Whoops.
    [​IMG]White's skink (Liopholis whitii) by Nick Gale, on Flickr
    [​IMG]Southern grass skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) by Nick Gale, on Flickr

    In January I was lucky enough to assist on a field nats trip to the Mornington Peninsula to look at Swamp Skinks.
    We caught only one over 5 or 6 sites, but the day was rather warm!
    [​IMG]Swamp skink (Lissolepis coventryi) by Nick Gale, on Flickr
    [​IMG]Swamp Skink (Lissoelpis coventryi) by Nick Gale, on Flickr
    We also found this qtpa2t
    [​IMG]White-lipped snake (Drysdalia coronoides) by Nick Gale, on Flickr
    Although the survey was over, we stopped on the way home to check out an area in the Western Port region. We got some juvenile Glossy grass and Southern grass skinks, but this big (and ugly) boy was a gem.
    [​IMG]Swamp skink (Lissolepis coventryi) by Nick Gale, on Flickr
    Recently I went out to help my mate Dave detect new sites where Litoria fallax are breeding in around Melbourne, and we found several new populations. Alas, all the sites were on private property :mad:. We did find this big boy though.
    [​IMG]Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) by Nick Gale, on Flickr
    Thanks for looking!
     
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    Nice finds and pics as always Nick. Love the white lipped snake.
     
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    Great shots, Nick. Especially of the small skinks.
     
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    Ditto
     
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    What great pics nice to see them in there natural environments


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    If you are ever back in South East Queensland herping and need an assistant I would happily be available! ;)

    Awesome work as per usual Nick.
     
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    @Scutellatus Cheers man! I badly want to get back up there, the hinterland has so much and also the Brigalow looks awesome!
     
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    What lens did you use? Those are some crisp, clear close-up shots! Hope you did not get too close to the snakes!
     
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    @snaketay I use a Canon Ef 100mm f/2.8 macro USM lens for pretty much all of my shots. Only close enough ;)
     
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    Awesome stuff as always Nick.
     
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