April 2015 Species Counts

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April 2015 Species Counts

Post by sstaedtler » April 1st, 2015, 7:21 pm

Please use this thread to record all species observed or heard in the field during the month of April 2015.

This is to be used as a general list and no photos should be included here. Save the photos for your topics, and more importantly for your database entries.

*REMEMBER: It is our duty as members of N.A.F.H.A. to record all of our finds at http://www.naherp.com .

Be as specific as you feel you need to be in these lists, but please do not be more detailed with specific locales than a county.

When entering your records in the database, the quantity should match the number depicted in the photos.
Thanks

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by MCHerper » April 3rd, 2015, 11:04 am

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 6:30-8 pm, approx. 60 degrees with 10-15 mi/hr winds. Dry and clear.

Mercer County, NJ

Vocalizations of spring peeper and wood frog
1 red-backed salamander
1 green frog
1 garter snake

Spring is here!

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by MCHerper » April 4th, 2015, 12:19 pm

Friday, April 3rd, 2015. Intermittent showers, 65 degrees F, calm winds 7:40-9:25

Mercer County, NJ

Spring peeper and wood frog vocalizations (2 locations)
7 two-lined salamander tadpoles
1 juvenile Northern dusky salamander
2 red-backed salamanders
1 pile of dog s**t under a log

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by NewYorkHerper16 » April 4th, 2015, 4:47 pm

April 4, 2015
Nassau County, NY

1 snapping turtle
1 eastern garter snake
Lots and lots of spring peepers calling!

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by ZantiMissKnit » April 6th, 2015, 4:56 am

April 3, Bristol County, MA

10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m., foggy and warm but very little rain

TMTC wood frogs in a vernal and 4 on the path
1 spotted salamander
4 blue-spotted salamanders
4 four-toed salamanders
3 redbacked salamanders

April 4, Suffolk County, MA

4 eastern garter snakes
2 redbacked salamanders

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by sstaedtler » April 6th, 2015, 7:46 am

April 3/4 Road Cruise, Bucks County, PA
1 Four-toed Salamander
1 Spotted Salamander (DOR)
1 Northern Red Salamander (DOR)
7 Two-Lined Salamanders
15 Red-backed Salamanders
20 American Toads
4 Pickerel Frogs (2 DOR)
7 Northern Green Frogs


April 4, Bucks County, PA

3 Spotted Turtles
1 Northern Red Bellied Turtle
1 Common Snapping Turtle
8 Red-Eared Sliders
8 Eastern Painted Turtle
1 Spotted Salamander
2 Red-backed Salamanders

April 5, Bucks County, PA
1 Northern Brown Snake
4 Red-backed Salamanders
8 Eastern Painted Turtles
1 Western Painted Turtle
4 Red-eared Sliders

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by NewYorkHerper16 » April 9th, 2015, 6:45 am

April 6, 2015
Suffolk County, NY
50 degrees, sunny, windy

TMTC wood frogs in vernals
TMTC spring peepers
1 redback salamander (leadback)

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by sstaedtler » April 9th, 2015, 11:30 am

April 7th, Bucks County, PA (rain kind of died out early)

5 Four Toed Salamanders
1 Red backed Salamander
1 Two-Lined Salamander
1 Spotted Salamander
5 Pickerel Frogs
7 Green Frogs
20 American Toads
5 Wood Frogs

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by Mike VanValen » April 19th, 2015, 4:49 pm

Today, New Haven County, CT

30 painted turtles (probably more)
small chorus, spring peepers
1 northern watersnake

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by incuhead2000 » April 21st, 2015, 3:50 am

April 20th, 2015 Washington D.C.

1 American Toad

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by MCHerper » April 22nd, 2015, 5:14 pm

Mercer County, Saturday, April 18th, 2015: 70 degrees F, winds calm to 5 mi/hr, abundant sunshine and dry conditions

15 Bullfrogs
10 Green frogs
13 Eastern painted turtles
2 Red-eared sliders
1 Northern water snake
8 Eastern garter snakes (6 were in a mating ball)

Mercer County, Sunday, April 19th, 2015: 65 degrees F, winds 10 mi/hr, abundant sunshine, dry conditions

30+ Northern dusky salamanders
35+ Two-lined salamanders
5 Red-backed salamanders
10 Green frogs
1 Pickerel frog
11 wood frog egg masses (found new vernal pond)

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by ebit123 » April 26th, 2015, 10:35 am

4/11 Rhode Island, South County

12 redbacked salamanders


4/22 RI, Providence County

13 painted turtles
2 northern water snakes


4/24, RI, Providence County

1 baby snapper
1 musk turtle


4/26, RI, Providence County

1 PPickerel frog

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Re: April 2015 Species Counts

Post by Mike VanValen » April 28th, 2015, 10:42 am

Today in Fairfield County, CT

3 bullfrogs
30+ eastern painted turtles

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