kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more
return to main index
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
click here for TortoiseTown.com  
click here for The Bean Farm
Mealworms, Crickets, Dubia, More...
Available Now at New York Worms!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Frog . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Edmonton Reptile & Amphibian Society Mee - June 19, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  International Herpetological Symposium - June 20-23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  East Texas Herp Society Expo - June 22-23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Amph. and Reptile Society Meeti - June 22, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Suncoast Herp Society Meeting - June 23, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Tucson - June 23-24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  ReptiCon Charleston - June 23-24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Expo - June 23 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  New England Reptile Expo - June 24, 2018 . . . . . . . . . .  Chicago Herpetological Society Meeting - June 27, 2018 . . . . . . . . . . 

Re: Heroing Southern Texas...


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Field Collecting Forum ]

Posted by chrish on March 05, 2003 at 23:46:01:

In Reply to: Heroing Southern Texas... posted by Dozer on March 05, 2003 at 13:29:58:

I think that is actually one of the best times of year for all around herping in southernmost Texas. It is still cool enough that you can find stuff under trash. And if it rains, you might get some good amphibians (Smilisca, Hypopachus, Bufo marinus, etc).

March is a little early for road hunting generally, but you can get some days up in the 90s which can lead to good nights. Daytime (morning) road hunting can be productive on quiet roads in southern TX as well.

South TX is where I usually spend spring break herping. Unfortunately, you have to deal with a lot of spring breaking yahoos, but otherwise it can be great fun.

Make sure you go to the Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary. Easiest place to see Speckled Racers in my experience (of course, looking only, no collecting!).
Rose-bellied Lizards are really conspicuous at Santa Ana NWR as well, and it can be a decent place to see Indigos in the morning. Again, hands off, but if you want to see one, that isn't a bad place to start looking.




Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Field Collecting Forum ]