The last few days I have had the opportunity to go out and document some end-of-the-year salamanders. Even though it was quite chilly outside (5 Degrees C/41 F) I managed to find four forms of salamanders; Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum);
Today I had the wonderful pleasure of finding a Blue-Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma laterale). These salamanders have declined with the loss of native forests and wetland breeding sites (Petranka, 1998), especially in southern regions. They are considered Endangered in New Jersey,
Over the weekend I collected observational records of four different salamander species. I had the pleasure of finding several Eastern Red-back Salamander (Plethoron cinereus), four Spotted Salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum), two Eastern Newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) and last but not least, two
Just seen this little guy which is amazing for February in Canada. Eastern Redback Salamander (Plethodon cinereus) Lead phase.
I saw a couple of beautiful Yellow-Spotted Salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) today out in the field.
I just got home from Pelee Island – the only place in Canada where the Endangered Small-mouthed Salamander (Ambystoma texanum) is be found.
Yesterday I observed my first Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata) of the year!
On the evening of December 12th 2013, I headed out on a trip to observe salamanders. To see them I would have to travel to a creek and then wander around in the dark knee deep frigid water, as it