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Donald C 05-05-2017 03:13 PM

Field Herping in Hampton Roads
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Took some time Thursday to wander some local parks and try out my new camera. From just a few hours of hiking, I found or sported:
1 eastern kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula)
1 eastern cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus)
1 northern watersnake (Nerodia sipedon sipedon)
2 red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans).

Love this new camera. I wouldn't have most of these pics without it.

Donald C 05-05-2017 03:15 PM

some more
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The Cotton

Donald C 05-05-2017 03:16 PM

and more...
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The sliders

Donald C 05-05-2017 03:17 PM

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And the northern watersnake

WebSlave 05-05-2017 04:08 PM

Nice pics!

What camera are you using?

Donald C 05-05-2017 04:19 PM

A Nikon Coolpix L340 (in-expensive but good quality pics for a young college student)

WebSlave 05-05-2017 04:21 PM

Yeah, it's pretty amazing how inexpensive cameras these days can actually get you some great shots with no effort at all. :thumbsup:

E.Shell 05-05-2017 09:11 PM

Great pictures and thank you for posting!

The first turtle (first two pics) looks like a mud/musk turtle, but I can't be more specific than that. The high domed shell and head shape are the giveaways.

The second turtle (second two pics) is definitely a painted turtle.

Donald C 05-05-2017 09:30 PM

I obviously need to brush up on my turtle knowledge. Local snakes, I know by heart (mostly). Turtles and the like...not so much.

Thanks for the correction.:D

blueboost68 05-12-2017 12:10 AM

I am impressed with the coolpix not bad at all of just got a canon t5 and so far am very impressed the new breed of digital camera have came so far. And the Macro lenses are awesome.

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