After the early morning run around to grab my insect traps, I immediately turned around to catch a boat to Aspronissi – a small islet off the coast of Naxos. The islet has one of the densest populations of erhardii anywhere in the area, so we wanted to be sure to check it out. We … More Aspronissi

Handfulls of Lizards

There have been SO many lizards in my life these last few days. I’ve been collecting them by the handful. It turns out catching them is the easy part. Measuring all of them though takes hours! Here’s just a smattering I caught from one of my terraces.

Just some pretty scenery

Every once in a while driving to my field sites I have to pull over, take a picture, and pinch myself that this is where I’m getting to work. The landscape here is really spectacular. Click on the link to see the picture at a larger size.  


As I was walking back to my tent last night after brushing my teeth I heard a colossal insect crash land behind me and knew I was in for a treat. It wasn’t too hard to find this guy, he was about 2 inches long! He was very strong and a bit hard to hold … More Beetle