Berry Springs Preserve Herps of Texas report, 16Apr2016

Eight people came out and dodged the raindrops around sunset in search of frogs and toads. We started at the ditch in the pecan orchard, and although we saw a small flock of low-flying Franklin's Gulls overhead, and three Yellow-crowned Night Herons in the ditch, we only had fleeting glimpses of jumping frogs along the water's edge. A Rio Grande Leopard Frog under the pond fishing pier sounded quite impressive, and although we weren't able to see him, several of them stayed at Call Index 1 throughout the listening hour. Blanchard's Cricket Frogs started at Call Index 2 and quickly rose to Call Index 3. At least two American Bullfrogs called sporadically (CI = 1). In spite of the clouds and darkness, a few bats were heard over the ponds using the bat detector. Two scorpions were seen under blacklight at the small pavilion on the way back to the cars.

Publicado el abril 18, 2016 12:05 MAÑANA por k_mccormack k_mccormack


Fotos / Sonidos


Rana Toro (Lithobates catesbeianus)




Abril 16, 2016 a las 08:29 TARDE CDT


Journal post link -
Blanchard's Cricket Frogs (CI = 3) and Rio Grande Leopard Frogs (CI = 1) were also observed, but an attempted recording failed, and photos of the cricket frogs came out blurry. AArrgghh.


No hay comentarios todavía.

Agregar un comentario

Acceder o Crear una cuenta para agregar comentarios.