Category: Biota

Anolis carolinensis, 13 July 2014

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole; Volusia county, Florida (13 July 2014).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis carolinensis, 15 March 2018

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole; Collier county, Florida (15 March 2018).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org. NOTE: Some folks consider the “gray-dewlap” anoles of Collier county to be a distinct subspecies, Anolis carolinensis seminolus.

Anolis equestris, 11 June 2016

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (11 June 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Agama picticauda, 02 September 2011

Agama picticauda, the African redhead agama; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 08 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 25 May 2012

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Collier county, Florida (25 May 2012).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sceloporus woodi, 09 June 2017

Sceloporus woodi, the Florida scrub lizard; Martin county, Florida (09 June 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cristatellus, 02 September 2011

Anolis cristatellus, the Puerto Rican crested anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (02 September 2011).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis equestris, 06 August 2017

Anolis equestris, the Cuban knight anole; Miami-Dade county, Florida (06 August 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ophisaurus ventralis, 20 September 2020

Ophisaurus ventralis, the Eastern glass lizard; Volusia county, Florida (20 September 2020).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Crotalus horridus, 12 June 2013

Crotalus horridus, the Timber rattlesnake; Lanier county, Georgia (12 June 2013).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Coluber constrictor priapus, 22 July 2016

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer; Volusia county, Florida (22 July 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia floridana, 11 January 2005

Nerodia floridana, the Florida green watersnake; Orange county, Florida (11 January 2005).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis, 31 July 2016

Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis, the Eastern garter snake; Brevard county, Florida (31 July 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia taxispilota, 14 March 2018

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, 04 September 2016

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, the Dusky pigmy rattlesnake; Lake county, Florida (04 September 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pantherophis guttatus, 23 September 2016

Pantherophis guttatus, the Red rat snake (Corn snake); Volusia county, Florida (23 September 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia floridana, 08 February 2005

Nerodia floridana, the Florida green watersnake; Orange county, Florida (08 February 2005).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia fasciata, 28 February 2012

Nerodia fasciata, the Banded watersnake; Lowndes county, Georgia (28 February 2012).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. NOTE: I largely dodge subspecies distinctions on south Georgia banded watersnakes because I can’t really distinguish between the two subspecies in that region (just north of the Florida… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata, 28 February 2012”

Lampropeltis elapsoides, 12 April 2020

Lampropeltis elapsoides, the Scarlet kingsnake; Volusia county, Florida (12 April 2020).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia taxispilota, 30 October 2016

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Levy county, Florida (30 October 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia erythrogaster, 05 July 2018

Nerodia erythrogaster, the Plain-bellied watersnake; Lowndes county, Georgia (05 July 2018).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Rhadinaea flavilata, 13 April 2020

Rhadinaea flavilata, the Pinewoods snake; Volusia county, Florida (13 April 2020).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, 27 September 2015

Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, the Dusky pigmy rattlesnake; Brevard county, Florida (27 September 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia fasciata, 28 May 2013

Nerodia fasciata, the Banded watersnake; Lowndes county, Georgia (28 May 2013). NOTE: I largely dodge subspecies distinctions on south Georgia banded watersnakes because I can’t really distinguish between the two subspecies in that region (just north of the Florida border) with consistency and confidence. This… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata, 28 May 2013”

Coluber constrictor priapus, 18 April 2020

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer Volusia county, Florida (18 April 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pantherophis alleghaniensis, 10 November 2018

Pantherophis alleghaniensis, the Eastern rat snake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.“Everglades Rat Snake”

Eudocimus albus, 29 February 2020

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Lake county, Florida (29 February 2020). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia fasciata, 17 April 2016

Nerodia fasciata, the Banded watersnake; Nassau county (17 April 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia fasciata, 17 April 2016

Nerodia fasciata, the Banded watersnake; Nassau county (17 April 2016).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia floridana, 07 May 2017

Nerodia floridana, the Florida green watersnake; Lake county, Florida (07 May 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Ardea herodias, 04 July 2020

Ardea herodias, the Great blue heron; Volusia county, Florida (04 July 2020).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hyla cinerea, 05 June 2007

Hyla cinerea, the American green treefrog; Volusia county, Florida (05 June 2007).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.A modest attempt at a self portrait.

Anas acuta, 06 January 2007

Anas acuta, the Northern pintail; Brevard county, Florida (06 January 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Branta canadensis, 06 May 2008

Branta canadensis, the Canada goose; Municipality of Anchorage Borough, Alaska (06 May 2008). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Liodytes alleni, 10 November 2018

Liodytes alleni, the Striped crayfish snake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Liodytes alleni, 10 November 2018

Liodytes alleni, the Striped crayfish snake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Liodytes alleni, 10 November 2018

Liodytes alleni, the Striped crayfish snake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Liodytes alleni, 10 November 2018

Liodytes alleni, the Striped crayfish snake; Miami-Dade county, Florida (10 November 2018). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis chlorocyanus, 21 January 2017

Anolis chlorocyanus, the Hispaniolan green anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Sceloporus undulatus, 17 May 2009

Sceloporus undulatus, the Eastern fence lizard;Columbia county, Florida (17 May 2009).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis cybotes, 21 January 2017

Anolis cybotes, the Hispaniolan stout anole; Broward county, Florida (21 January 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Anolis carolinensis, 15 October 2011

Anolis carolinensis, the Carolina green anole; Lowndes county, Georgia; 15 October 2011. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Learn more about anoles at AnoleAnnals.org.

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake; Volusia county, Florida (12 October 2020). Trace N. clarkii taeniata patterns; possibly a hybrid from a few generations back. This individual was photographed adjacent to a salt marsh.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020”

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake;Volusia county, Florida (12 October 2020).Trace N. clarkii taeniata patterns; possibly a hybrid from a few generations back.This individual was photographed adjacent to a salt marsh.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020”

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake;Volusia county, Florida (12 October 2020).Trace N. clarkii taeniata patterns; possibly a hybrid from a few generations back.This individual was photographed adjacent to a salt marsh.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020”

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake;Volusia county, Florida (12 October 2020).Trace N. clarkii taeniata patterns; possibly a hybrid from a few generations back.This individual was photographed adjacent to a salt marsh.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020”

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake;Volusia county, Florida (12 October 2020).Trace N. clarkii taeniata patterns; possibly a hybrid from a few generations back.This individual was photographed adjacent to a salt marsh.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020”

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake;Volusia county, Florida (12 October 2020).Trace N. clarkii taeniata patterns; possibly a hybrid from a few generations back.This individual was photographed adjacent to a salt marsh.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris at iNaturalist.org.Learn more about N. f. pictiventris… Continue Reading “Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, 12 October 2020”