Category: Florida Keys

Cassiopea andromeda, 04 August 2017

Cassiopea andromeda, the Upsidedown jelly;Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard; Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard;Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017).Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Diceroprocta biconica (presumably), 26 July 2018

Diceroprocta biconica, the Key’s cicada (presumably; molt only); Monroe county, Florida (26 July 2018). NOTE: I can’t confirm species simply by the molt, but D. biconica is likely due to habitat, size, and location.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 09 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Some folks may be surprised by how well the big ones can climb. And fast! So, so fast! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 10 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). This is my spirit animal, my patronus. Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 10 July 2011

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). A juvenile Green iguana starting its mortal journey in the Florida Keys. What fortune! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Portrait of a red-phase Mangrove salt marsh snake.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Mid-torso, lateral scaling and keeling.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). I don’t get enough time with these cats. This is a Mangrove salt marsh snake photographed in the thick (and thin) of the Florida Keys.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Hirundo rustica, 08 May 2009

Hirundo rustica, the Barn swallow; Monroe county, Florida (08 May 2009). A classically terrible composition (I’ll blame the Dry Tortugas daylight) made a bit more interesting with quite a bit of highlight and shadow adjustments! Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Iguana iguana, 04 August 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this non-native species at iNauralist.org.

Iguana iguana, 04 August 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this non-native species at iNauralist.org.

Iguana iguana, 04 August 2017

Iguana iguana, the Green iguana; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this non-native species at iNauralist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard; Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard; Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Leiocephalus carinatus, 07 August 2017

Leiocephalus carinatus armouri, the Northern curlytail lizard; Monroe county, Florida (07 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 08 July 2011

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 08 July 2011

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 08 July 2011

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 08 July 2011

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tursiops truncatus, 10 May 2009

Tursiops truncatus, the Common bottlenose dolphin; Monroe county, Florida (10 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tursiops truncatus, 10 May 2009

Tursiops truncatus, the Common bottlenose dolphin; Monroe county, Florida (10 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis distichus, 08 July 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org and AnoleAnnals.org.

Gecarcinus lateralis, 10 July 2011

Gecarcinus lateralis, the Blackback land crab; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Fregata magnificens, 10 February 2007

Fregata magnificens, the Magnificent frigatebird; Monroe county, Florida (10 February 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Odocoileus virginianus clavium, 09 July 2011

Odocoileus virginianus clavium, the Key deer; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Tursiops truncatus, 10 May 2009

Tursiops truncatus, the Common bottlenose dolphin; Monroe county, Florida (10 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis sagrei, 08 July 2011

Anolis sagrei, the Cuban brown anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Fregata magnificens, 10 February 2007

Fregata magnificens, the Magnificent frigatebird; Monroe county, Florida (10 February 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Sula dactylatra, 08 May 2009

Sula dactylatra, the Masked booby; Monroe county, Florida (08 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nyctanassa violacea, 08 July 2011

Nyctanassa violacea, the Yellow-crowned night heron; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anous stolidus, 08 May 2009

Anous stolidus, the Brown noddy; Monroe county, Florida (08 May 2009). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Coenobita clypeatus, 09 June 2007

Coenobita clypeatus, the Caribbean land hermit crab; Monroe county, Florida (09 June 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017 [6/6]

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017 [5/6]

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017 [4/6]

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017 [3/6]

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017 [2/6]

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 04 August 2017 [1/6]

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (04 August 2017). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Goniopsis cruentata, 13 September 1998

Goniopsis cruentata, the Mangrove root crab; Monroe county, Florida (13 September 1998). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Grapsus tenuicrustatus, 05 July 2011

Grapsus tenuicrustatus, the Thin-shelled rock crab; Monroe county, Florida (05 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Terrapene carolina baurii, 09 July 2011

Terrapene carolina bauri, the Florida box turtle; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anolis distichus, 08 July 2011

Anolis distichus, the Bark anole; Monroe county, Florida (08 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org and AnoleAnnals.org.

Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, 09 July 2011

Nerodia clarkii comperssicauda, the Mangrove salt marsh snake; Monroe county, Florida (09 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.