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KenCheeks

Edgefield County, South Carolina

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KenCheeks Banded Water Snake
Banded Water Snake commented on by KenCheeks Augusta, Georgia, USA5 years ago

PucaK,

I agree with your comment. This snake was photographed at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, which is the coastal plain region of Georgia. For their species list, Phinizy lists Banded Water Snake but not Northern Water Snake. Northern Water Snake is usually found in the mountains and piedmont of Georgia. Thanks for the comment. I do like to make sure that my postings are accurate. I will correct the posting.

KenCheeks Gray Petaltail
Gray Petaltail commented on by KenCheeks Winder, Georgia, USA5 years ago

Gorgeous find!

KenCheeks Cobweb Spider egg sac
Cobweb Spider egg sac commented on by KenCheeks New York, USA5 years ago

Well, I would have had no clue on the ID of this spotting. I browsed your spottings, and this is one of my favorites. By the way, I added my Carolina Mantis to the Marvelous Mantis mission as you suggested. By the way, I saw that you are a veterinary assistant. My niece is in her first year of vet school at the University of Georgia. Happy spottings!

KenCheeks Perez's Frog
Perez's Frog commented on by KenCheeks Granada, Andalucía, Spain5 years ago

Cool frog. I have never seen one, even in a zoo. I scanned your spottings, and you have a diverse collection. I added my Guinea Wasp to the Mission on Animal Architecture per your request.

KenCheeks Great Blue Skimmer
Great Blue Skimmer commented on by KenCheeks Augusta, Georgia, USA5 years ago

This looks more like a Slaty Skimmer. Take a look at this link and see if you agree http://bugguide.net/node/view/2650/bgima...

KenCheeks Mountain Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee commented on by KenCheeks Arizona, USA5 years ago

I visited Phoenix about six years ago for a business conference, but did not have much time to spend birding. I did spend one afternoon in the Desert near Glendale. I never realized how beautiful the desert can be. If you ever get over to the Georgia-South Carolina border, let me know. I have some good public spots for birds, odes, and butterflies.

KenCheeks White-tailed Deer
White-tailed Deer commented on by KenCheeks Florida, USA5 years ago

That is a good shot just to get this rascal into the frame. Nicely done.

KenCheeks Mountain Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee commented on by KenCheeks Arizona, USA5 years ago

You have an extensive collection of spottings, but this Mountain Chickadee was one of the more interesting species to me. We just do not get these in the southeast. Thanks for suggesting that I add the scientific name to my ring-necked ducks. I fixed the oversight. Here is hoping more good spottings come your way.

KenCheeks Blue Crab
Blue Crab commented on by KenCheeks Bluffton, South Carolina, USA5 years ago

This blue crab is packing some attitude. I like your Beach Discoveries mission. Per your request, I added my sea rocket plant to the mission.

KenCheeks Waved Sphinx Moth Colorado
Waved Sphinx Moth Colorado commented on by KenCheeks Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA5 years ago

From the pic, it's hard for me to confirm. But, I am not an expert. If you do not get a confirmation on Project Noah, you might try posting in 1) Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/13721909... or 2) www.bugguide.net. I have good luck posting moth pics at both places.