Berry Springs Preserve Herps of Texas report, 22Jan2023

In spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there was a small group outing to Berry Springs Park and Preserve again this month.
One amphibian species was observed in the main ponds and the ditch in the pecan orchard (Rio Grande Leopard Frog at CI = 1).
According to the USGS gauge station at Berry Creek at Airport Road near Georgetown, TX (, there had been 0.23 inches of rain since the last monitoring event. The sloughs and ponds were mostly full, but water was not running over the main dam.
The monitoring period was 17:55 - 18:55.
Participants were Kathy, Carolyn, Christie, and Amy.
Environmental conditions at the main ponds at sunset:
Air temperature = 51.1 deg F
Water temperature = 58.5 deg F
Sky = no/few clouds
Water level = average
Relative humidity = 21 %

Publicado el enero 23, 2023 05:09 TARDE por k_mccormack k_mccormack


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Rana Leopardo (Lithobates berlandieri)




Enero 22, 2023 a las 06:13 TARDE CST


Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring. Photos are of the same individual - the first two photos were taken from the foot bridge, and the last two photos were taken from the concrete dam (i.e., 180 degrees from first two photos).



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