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Black-capped Fruit Bat Chironax melanocephalus

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Date

June 12, 2012 07:23 AM EDT

Description

It started raining really hard and we had to rush to check the nets and close them. A little bit soaked, but no worse for the wear.

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Millipedes Class Diplopoda

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Date

April 19, 2017 09:18 PM EDT

Description

While night time herping, found some millipedes too!

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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Date

April 19, 2017 08:59 PM EDT

Description

Near Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park camp site

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Satyrs, Morphos, and Allies Subfamily Satyrinae

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Date

April 20, 2017 08:16 AM EDT

Description

Near Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park camp site

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Grasshoppers, Locusts, and Allies Suborder Caelifera

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Date

April 20, 2017 08:16 AM EDT

Description

Near the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park camp site

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Black Flying-Fox Pteropus alecto

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Date

June 20, 2012 11:54 AM EDT

Place

Indonesia (Google, OSM)

Description

A mixed colony of Pteropus alecto and Acerodon celebensis are on this mangrove island, but I could only get a shot of the Pteropus because the mangrove trees make it hard to photograph the lower roosting Acerodon.

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Lesser Long-tongued Fruit Bat Macroglossus minimus

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Date

June 11, 2012 10:23 AM EDT

Description

Caught near the village in a disturbed forest

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Sumatran Torrent Frog Huia sumatrana

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Date

April 19, 2017 08:27 PM EDT

Description

Went frogging during a rainy night around the small creek near the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park camp grounds.

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Grasshoppers, Locusts, and Allies Suborder Caelifera

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Date

April 19, 2017 10:18 AM EDT

Description

Grasshopper on the rope bridge near the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park camp grounds.

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April 19, 2017 10:06 AM EDT

Description

Saw this flower by camp grounds near the entrance area of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park.

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Date

April 18, 2017 05:45 PM EDT

Description

A small crab found while tidepooling. It has such a beautiful spotted pattern

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Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus

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Date

April 19, 2017 04:58 PM EDT

Description

Fungus found on some fallen trees in a camp ground near Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

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Date

October 28, 2015 08:17 AM EDT

Description

Tons of sea lions on the rocks near the docks as we were leaving the bay

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Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

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Date

October 28, 2015 09:31 AM EDT

Description

We saw a huge group of common dolphins coming up to us by the boat. There were a couple of species around but I couldn't get a good photo of the others. At least in this one you can see the coloration on some of the ones on the right.

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Philippine Long-tailed Macaque Macaca fascicularis ssp. philippensis

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Date

May 6, 2018 08:30 AM EDT

Description

A little grainy since it was down the road from us and I only had my phone camera. Eating some fruit from a nearby tree.

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Noni Morinda citrifolia

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Date

May 6, 2018 08:16 AM EDT

Description

I see this plant in the Philippines and in Indonesia, but have no idea what the scientific name is...

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Lesser Long-tongued Fruit Bat Macroglossus minimus

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Date

August 8, 2018 09:29 PM ADT

Description

We were at Mambukal Resort as part of our evening activities at the 4th International Southeast Asian Bat Conference. We got rained out a bit in the evening so we were only able to net a few pteropodids in the woods near the hiking trails

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Peters’s Fruit Bat Cynopterus luzoniensis

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Date

August 8, 2018 09:29 PM EDT

Description

We were at Mambukal Resort as part of our evening activities at the 4th International Southeast Asian Bat Conference. We got rained out a bit in the evening so we were only able to net a few pteropodids in the woods near the hiking trails

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Common Sun Skink Eutropis multifasciata

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Date

April 22, 2017 12:53 PM EDT

Description

By a drainage in Bogor Botanical Garden.

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Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

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Date

July 31, 2017 07:10 PM EDT

Description

Compared to a few years ago there are a lot more cottontails around here now.

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Monarch Danaus plexippus

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Date

September 10, 2018 09:10 AM EDT

Description

I was in Chicago visiting the Field Museum to measure some bat skulls. Saw this in the morning walking around the park near the museum. Pretty sure it's a monarch but if it ends up being a viceroy, lemme know haha

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Large Flying Fox Pteropus vampyrus

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Date

May 4, 2018 04:40 AM EDT

Description

Sorry for the long absence! I was off doing some wildlife trafficking stuff, and it's best if I didn't do any social media.

In any case, I spent some of May in the Philippines meeting up with other folks from the Southeast Asian Bat Conservation Research Unit working on the issue of hunting of flying foxes in the region. Myself and my Indonesian student Sheherazade were the reps for Indonesia (me filling in for MZB-LIPI's seat). In our down time, we went to take a hike to see the flying fox colonies on the road side in Subic Freeport Zone.

There's a colony of Pteropus vampyrus here, and across the road, there were Acerodon (tagged in a different observation). They roost quite differently--the dense packing pattern is only seen in Pteropus vampyrus, whereas the Acerodon tend to be in a less compact group in the trees.

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Golden-capped Fruit Bat Acerodon jubatus

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Date

May 4, 2018 04:38 AM EDT

Description

Sorry for the long absence! I was off doing some wildlife trafficking stuff, and it's best if I didn't do any social media.

In any case, I spent some of May in the Philippines meeting up with other folks from the Southeast Asian Bat Conservation Research Unit working on the issue of hunting of flying foxes in the region. Myself and my Indonesian student Sheherazade were the reps for Indonesia (me filling in for MZB-LIPI's seat). In our down time, we went to take a hike to see the flying fox colonies on the road side in Subic Freeport Zone.

There's a colony of Acerodon jubatus, and across the road, there were Pteropus (tagged in a different observation). They roost quite differently--the dense packing pattern is only seen in Pteropus vampyrus, whereas the Acerodon tend to be in a less compact group in the trees. We had a telescope where we could see the crown features of the Acerodon better, but I couldn't really take a photo from that view.

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American Robin Turdus migratorius

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Date

April 6, 2018 03:20 PM EDT

Description

It's kind of spring here in DC? Hard to tell with the fact that we were supposed to get snow again this weekend. Can't really go birding for very long right now in this cold.

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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Date

February 19, 2018 10:12 AM EST

Description

Seen swimming under the pier at Sutera Harbor.

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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Date

February 24, 2018 12:31 PM EST

Description

An adult monitor near the kitchen, trying to steal some scraps.

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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Date

February 24, 2018 12:50 PM AWST

Description

A juvenile in the brush by the beach on Manukan Island, hanging out near the base camp we made during training. You can see the yellow spots up close though maybe not as easily in the photo. There were a lot of monitors around Manukan, though this was the only juvenile I saw.

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Black Longspine Urchin Diadema setosum

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Date

February 19, 2018 10:19 AM AWST

Description

Near the jetty, there's not a ton of natural predators for the sea urchins so there's huge groups of them sporadically in the shallows.

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Striated Heron Butorides striata

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Date

February 19, 2018 10:12 AM AWST

Description

In Kota Kinabalu for work this coming week. Saw this little heron near the boat jetty this morning eying a monitor lizard swimming away. There are a few of them around the shore.

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Komodo Dragon Varanus komodoensis

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Date

June 15, 2013 09:13 AM EDT

Description

We were in a marine protected area north of Riung, Flores studying flying foxes...and found a Komodo dragon on the same beaches instead. The ranger belatedly told us there were also 9 Komodos on this island, so we just hung out in the boat far from shore until it left. It liked to sun on the only beach we could pull the boat up to, so we just had to wait.

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