Four Corners Herping

In May 2011 I participated in a herp survey of the Four Corners region (where Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico come together).  Here are some of the highlights of that trip.  Enjoy!

"Let's go herping!" says Daniel.

Stopping on the way for a little herping.

First herp - Sceloporus tristichus

Crotaphytus collaris collaris

Male and female collaris

Plateau Tiger Whiptail

Amplexing Bufo woodhousii in a shallow pool.

Desert Whipsnake (note the cactus spine)

Long-Nosed Leopard Lizard

Yellow head, yellow feet.


Nice view from my sleeping bag.

Montezuma Quail.

Townsendia glabella Asteraceae

Collared Lizard habitat

Big male

Aspidoscelis tigris septentrionalis

Callophrys gryneus 'siva' Juniper Hairstreak complex

Coluber taeniatus taeniatus

Gambelia wislizenii

Goodbye for now, Colorado.

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