return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
click here for The Bean Farm
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
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: FWC moves forward with rule change in Florida . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Western Maryland Reptile Show - Mar. 06, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Mar. 13, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Mar. 20, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Battlefield Reptile Expo - Mar. 20 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Reptiles At The York Expo Center - Mar. 27, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Apr. 03, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  East Coast Reptile Super Expo - Apr. 10, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Apr. 17, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Apr. 24, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - May 01, 2021 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
Frances Pauli is an award winning author with a new fantasy novel all about snakes
pool banner - $50 year

Israeli lizards

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Field Notes & Observations ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: Esther at Sun Aug 26 03:59:42 2012  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Esther ]  
   

I just got back from Israel. What a BEAUTIFUL country! There are gorgeous beaches, semi-arid areas, deserts, mountains, and lakes. Wherever we went, I was always on the lookout for herps. At one area we stopped, there were a bunch of promising boards to be flipped, which I did. All I found was a bunch of ugly spiders

The one herp we saw in abundance was Laudakia stellio. They liked to hang out on the walls of ancient structures, rock walls, and in recessed windows. This image, for some reason, wants to hang out on the BOTTOM of this post, so scroll down to the bottom to see it, right after the doves.



We managed to catch several neonates, which were very cute.



Other assorted nature shots:

Banias Falls in the Hermon Nature Preserve:



Fish in the stream leading from Banias Falls:



A water lily strewn pond at the end of the Ein HaShofet stream:



Palm Doves atop a Corinthian column in the Cardo Maximus:



Image


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: Israeli lizards - mrkent, Tue Aug 28 05:19:30 2012