Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

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Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Bobby Bok » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:16 pm

Laura and I have been herping in Israel for six days with a strong focus on amphibians. During the first four days we had rather chilly conditions with a few rainshowers, providing perfect conditions to find all native Israeli amphibian species! The last two days the temperatures rose and also some more reptiles became active.

See the full report here: https://www.herpsafari.nl/tripreports-o ... -2-israel/

And Laura's Flick album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/140164286 ... 4374595065
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Ommatotriton vittatus

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Salamandra infraimmaculata

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Bufotes viridis

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Hyla felixarabica

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Hyla savignyi

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Latonia nigriventer

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Pelobates syriacus

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Pelophylax bedriagae
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Daniel Kane » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:58 pm

Very nice! Great report, as always, and congratulations on the Latonia (again ;) ). Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Ilian Velikov » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:10 am

Very nice, indeed! Ommatotriton has to be my favorite.
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Thomas Reich » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:25 pm

Impressive, as always!
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Jeroen Speybroeck » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:22 pm

So sweeet! Those salamanders are surely waiting for me to visit them asap.
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Bobby Bok » Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:58 pm

Thanks a lot amigos!
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Robin Duborget » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:29 pm

Wow Latonia, again ! Jealous :D
This Ommatotriton is also good looking.
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Re: Sneaky wintertrip to Israel February 2018

Postby Bobby Bok » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:12 pm

Thanks Robin, seeing Latonia in the wild was again such an amazing experience. Together with Alytes muletensis this has to be my favourite WP amphibian!
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