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RE: banded geckos

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Posted by: Chris_McMartin at Wed Feb 20 06:11:40 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Chris_McMartin ]  
   

>>Does anyone know the best time of day and year to find banded geckos?

I've found them in the West (CA, NV, AZ) March - June on the roads; you can also find them under cover earlier and later than that. I don't know what the best time of year is but late spring/early summer seem to be good. Some people say evenings after it rains are good.

If you're looking for them out and about, road cruising after sunset works well.

I've been looking for some time now, and I've haven't seen one.

I'm still looking for TX banded geckos since I've never found one in the wild, even though they're very common! I've already found a Big Bend gecko (C. reticulatus) which are supposed to be "rare."

I've heard that they could be found in old rundown shacks and under human debri. Is this true?

Yes. Reptiles Magazine had an article several years ago titled "Trash Heap Treasures" which talked about looking through dump sites for geckos. This is a link to that article.

Make sure you check the laws for your state of interest--CA has some messed-up herp laws, for example.


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