November 24, 2020 - South side (Aldercroft to stop sign)

23 dead newts (of which 5 were juveniles), 0 live newts.
November 24th, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Weather: Dry sunny day in the mid-50s.
Other roadkill: 2 striped skunks (one adult, one juvenile, together in the road, very sad), 2 Jerusalem crickets, 1 Western fence lizard, two Strigamia sp. centipedes, 1 large millipede.
Coverage: Aldercroft Heights Road intersection to stop sign.
Rainfall: MTD 0.82 in, YTD 0.92 in (as per weathercat.net)
Traffic: 22 vehicles (of which 9 were cement trucks), 3 bicycles, 1 elderly pedestrian who said his wife loves the newts and makes him slow down and go around them. Good for her! One fire helicopter landed on the other side of the reservoir.
The south Midpen study area had no newts or other critters in its pitfall buckets.

פורסם על-ידי anudibranchmom anudibranchmom, נובמבר 25, 2020 05:26 לפנה"צ

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