May 2015 Species Counts

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sstaedtler
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May 2015 Species Counts

Post by sstaedtler » May 6th, 2015, 1:16 pm

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

sstaedtler
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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by sstaedtler » May 18th, 2015, 12:35 pm

Bedford County, PA May 14-16

4 Spring Salamanders
12 Mountain Dusky Salamanders
4 Two-Lined Salamanders
1 Valley and Ridge Salamander
1 Red backed Salamander
2 Northern Dusky Salamanders
5 Longtail Salamanders
300 Red Spotted Newts +
2 Slimy Salamanders

1 Eastern Milk Snake
2 Northern Ringneck Snakes
4 Northern Water Snakes
1 DOR Black Rat Snake
1 DOR Eastern Garter Snake

5 Bullfrogs
1 Northern Green Frog
10 American Toads
1 Pickerel Frog
(Peepers and Gray Treefrogs heard but not seen)

8 Midland Painted Turtles
1 DOR Snapping Turtle

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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by incuhead2000 » May 19th, 2015, 4:03 am

5-17 Washington County, MD

1 Black Ratsnake
1 Eastern Box Turtle

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ZantiMissKnit
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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by ZantiMissKnit » May 21st, 2015, 10:20 am

OMG, I'm so behind on this!

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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by ebit123 » May 24th, 2015, 7:23 pm

May 23 to 24

Norfolk county, Massachusetts: 2 northern water snakes, 1 garter snake, 2 good sized snapping turtles, many painted turtles (too many to count)

South county, RI: baby eastern milk snake, northern water snake

sstaedtler
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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by sstaedtler » May 26th, 2015, 11:50 am

Bucks County, mostly May 25-26

8 Northern Red Bellied Turtles
10 Northern Map Turtles
7 Eastern Painted Turtles
2 Common Snapping Turtles
1 Musk Turtle
6 Spiny Softshell Turtles
3 Red-eared Sliders

3 Fowler's Toads
3 Bullfrogs

1 Northern Water Snake

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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by Mike VanValen » May 29th, 2015, 1:57 pm

05/28

Middlesex County, CT

green frogs
bullfrogs
1 red-backed salamander
2 northern waterrsnakes
6 eastern ribbonsnakes

it's dry...real dry

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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by ZantiMissKnit » June 8th, 2015, 8:21 am

Okay, here goes...my ENTIRE month of May, all in one post.

5/2 - Bristol County, MA

5 eastern redbacked salamanders
30 eastern painted turtles
6 American Bullfrogs
1 Pickerel frog
3 Eastern garter snakes
1 Musk turtle
2 Northern Red-bellied turtles
1 Common snapping turtle
1 Northern green frog

5/2 - Plymouth County, MA

1 northern water snake
1 northern brown snake
1 northern two-lined salamander

5/3 - Norfolk County, MA

1 American Toad
3 eastern redbacked salamanders
8 northern black racers
1 spotted salamander
2 American bullfrogs
1 eastern garter snake
2 northern brown snakes

5/4 - Suffolk County, MA

1 eastern garter snake
7 Red-eared sliders

5/4 - Norfolk County, MA

2 American Toads (TMTC Calling)
TMTC - spring peepers calling
1 common snapping turtle
1 eastern redbacked salamander

5/6 - Suffolk County, MA

TMTC - American Toads (seen and heard)

5/9 - Essex County, MA

13 eastern painted turtles
4 eastern red-backed salamanders
1 four-toed salamander
5 American bullfrogs
5 Northern water snakes
2 eastern garter snakes

5/10 - Merrimack County, NH

1 eastern redbacked salamander
9 red-spotted newts
2 American bullfrogs

5/10 - Essex County, MA

14 Eastern garter snakes
2 eastern redbacked salmanaders

5/14 - Norfolk County, MA

1 eastern milk snake

5/16 - Norfolk County, MA

6 eastern redbacked salamanders
TMTC wood frog tadpoles
1 pickerel frog
1 northern water snake
1 eastern painted turtle
1 red-spotted newt
1 northern two-lined salamanders
3 northern ring-necked snakes
1 northern green frog

5/16 - Suffolk County, MA

6 northern brown snakes

5/17 - Norfolk and Bristol Counties, MA

4 American bullfrogs
2 northern green frogs
1 common snapping turtle
2 eastern redbacked salamanders
3 northern water snakes
5 eastern painted turtles
2 eastern garter snakes
1 northern ring-necked snake
1 Blanding's turtle
3 American toads

5/22 - Monroe County, PA

1 northern ring-necked snake
1 eastern redbacked salamander
1 eastern garter snake
1 northern red-bellied snake

5/22 - Carbon County, PA

2 northern ring-necked snakes
1 eastern redbacked salamander
1 northern two-lined salamander
4 northern dusky salamanders
1 red-spotted newt

5/23 - Carbon County, PA

2 smooth green snakes
6 northern ring-necked snakes
2 northern red-bellied snakes
2 eastern redbacked salamanders
1 pickerel frog
1 eastern garter snake
1 four-toed salamander
1 Eastern hognose snake
1 northern dusky salamander
1 wood turtle
1 northern red salamander
1 northern slimy salamander
2 two-lined salamanders
1 American toad
2 timber rattlesnakes

5/23 - Luzerne County, PA

1 northern ring-necked snake
2 timber rattlesnakes
1 eastern milk snake
2 five-lined skinks
1 eastern hognose snake
1 two-lined salamander
2 spring salamanders

5/24 - Carbon County, PA

3 five-lined skinks
8 northern water snakes
1 black rat snake
1 northern copperhead
3 northern dusky salamanders
2 wood frogs
1 spring salamander
1 eastern redbacked salamander
1 eastern garter snake
1 spring peeper
1 northern ring-necked snake

5/25 - Carbon County, PA

4 northern ring-necked snakes
1 eastern garter snake
TMTC red-spotted newts
TMTC wood frog tadpoles
7 northern water snakes
1 green frog
1 northern red-bellied snake

5/30 - Middlesex County, MA

1 eastern red-backed salamander
3 American bullfrogs
3 eastern garter snakes
15 eastern painted turtles
2 common snapping turtles
1 northern water snake
1 Blanding's turtle

5/30 - Plymouth County, MA

1 eastern ribbon snake
3 American bullfrogs
1 northern green frog
TMTC Fowler's toads
TMTC Gray tree frogs
1 wood frog

5/31 - Norfolk County, MA

6 eastern painted turtles
1 common snapping turtle
2 eastern redbacked salamanders

5/31 - Suffolk County, MA

1 eastern painted turtle
1 common snapping turtle

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Re: May 2015 Species Counts

Post by MCHerper » June 8th, 2015, 4:05 pm

Andrea, I am glad that I'm not the only one who waited until the end!!

May 2nd, Mercer County, NJ.

1 spring peeper (voc)
1 N. gray treefrog (voc)
13 bullfrogs
9 green frogs
19 painted turtles
3 red-eared sliders
1 E. garter snake
1 N. water snake (eating a catfish!)

May 3rd, Mercer County, NJ (different location than 5/2)

1 N. spring peeper (voc)
10 bullfrogs
22 green frogs
6 N. gray treefrogs (voc)
7 Painted turtles
2 Red-eared sliders
3 E. garter snakes

May 7th, Mercer County, NJ

2 green frogs
Wood frog tadpoles

May 9th, Mercer County, NJ

4 bullfrogs
2 green frogs
1 painted turtle
2 garters

May 10th, Mercer County, NJ

2 N. gray treefrogs (voc)
1 painted turtle hatchling
Spring peeper vocalizations
1 garter

May 13th, Burlington County, NJ

1 Red-backed salamander
1 green frog
3 Fowler's toads
12 fence lizards
7 worm snakes
3 S. ringneck snakes
1 ribbon snake
3 racers
2 king snakes
1 corn snake

May 17th, Mercer County, NJ

1 racer
Peeper vocalizations
6 green frogs
13 bullfrogs
8 garters

May 19th, Mercer County, NJ

6 N. gray treefrogs (voc)
6 garters

May 23rd, Mercer County, NJ

3 green frogs
16 painted turtles
1 red-eared slider
1 N. water snake
3 garters

May 24th, Mercer County, NJ

8 green frogs
Wood frog tadpoles

May 25th, Mercer County, NJ

2 bullfrogs
4 green frogs
6 painted turtles
1 red-eared slider
4 N. water snakes
1 garter

May 26th, Mercer County, NJ

5 bullfrogs
1 bullfrog egg mass
1 green frog
2 green frog tadpoles
TMTC newly hatched tadpoles, unidentified, probably bullfrog
2 painted turtles
1 RES
1 racer

May 27th, Mercer County, NJ

4 bullfrogs
2 wood frogs

May 29th, Mercer County, NJ

1 Fowler's toad
6 N. gray treefrogs (voc)
1 N. ringneck snake
3 garters

May 30th, Hunterdon County, NJ

12 N. gray treefrogs (voc)
1 N. water snake (juvenile)
16 garters

May 31st, Mercer County, NJ

8 dusky salamanders
9 two-lined salamanders
1 two-lined salamander egg mass
4 N. gray treefrogs (voc)
6 green frogs
3 pickerel frogs
1 garter snake

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