Field notes and photography by Bryan D. Hughes

Eddy County, New Mexico

Another shot of the amazing grassland and Chihuahuan scrub South of Carlsbad, New Mexcio. This habitat is great for a lot of things – most of what I found there were Western Diamondbacks with a much darker coloration than is typical here in Arizona. I know there are also Prairie Rattlesnakes here, but I did not see any in this particular area. I hope to get back soon and change that.

Wind and grass.

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4 Responses to “Eddy County, New Mexico”

  1. Crotalus says:

    Remember, them thar Horse Cripplers are awaitin’ for ya there, Pilgrim!

  2. janejane says:

    Bryan…..Saw your comment on an older post on another blog and decided to check you out. I’m not a snake enthusiast like you, but really enjoyed looking at your pictures. The close-ups are amazing! I have disturbed garter snakes while raking and it’s fun to witness their fierceness. I think an encounter with a rattlesnake would be another story. I have the live and let live attitude…from a distance. Will be visiting your blog again. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Alberto Vaona says:

    Cool photo

    what a cool panoramic view,might be a good place for rattler

  4. Bryan says:

    Thanks! I would love to see any gartersnake photos that you have, if you do that whne you see them. What part of the country?

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