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Winter isn’t giving up without a fight this year. A few salamanders moved into Windhover Pond during some warm nights a few weeks back, but otherwise the cold has kept things quiet. As I type, the weather looks like it … Continue reading
Forty salamanders came to Windhover Pond last night. They started during our walk once it began to rain a bit. I’m going to release them before dark so they can do their thing once the sun sets.
I will do a walk tonight. We will release last night’s catch and see if we can see others on their way in. You can find what/when/where details here.
The 2017 salamander season is already well underway in Steiner Woods. This has been the earliest start to the season since the drift fence study began in 1999 (the latest start to the season was just in 2015). So far … Continue reading
Turns out that over 100 salamanders moved into Windhover Pond a couple Wednesdays ago when around a dozen people came to see them be released while more salamanders mosied in. That stretch of rain brought a few nights of migration to … Continue reading
We ended up with a decent amount of rain Wednesday night that wasn’t in the forecast early in the week. Looks like that brought in around 80 salamanders, maybe more. Pretty big for the first action if the year. We’ll … Continue reading