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27 de abril de 2023

Berry Springs Preserve Herps of Texas report, 15Apr2023

In spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there was a small group outing to Berry Springs Park and Preserve again this month.
Five amphibian species were observed in the main ponds, sloughs, and ditch in the pecan orchard: Rio Grande Leopard Frog (CI = 2), Blanchard's Cricket Frog (CI = 3), Gulf Coast Toad (CI = 3), American Bullfrog (CI = 1), and Green Treefrog (CI = 2).
According to the USGS gauge station at Berry Creek at Airport Road near Georgetown, TX (, there had been 1.9 inches of rain in the last 10 days. The ponds and sloughs were full, and water was running over the main dam. We heard a Barred Owl after sunset.
The monitoring period was 20:00 - 21:15.
Participants were Kathy, Christie, Carolyn, and Amy.
Environmental conditions at the main ponds at sunset:
Air temperature = 69.3 deg F
Water temperature = 71.0 deg F
Sky = no/few clouds
Water level = average
Relative humidity = 32 %

Publicado el abril 27, 2023 01:15 MAÑANA por k_mccormack k_mccormack | 5 observaciones | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario