Berry Springs Park and Preserve Herps of Texas report, 15Jun2024

There was a small group outing to Berry Springs Park and Preserve this month.
Four amphibian species were observed in the main pond and ditch in the pecan orchard: Rio Grande Leopard Frog (CI = 2), American Bullfrog (CI = 1), Green Treefrog (CI = 3), and Blanchard's Cricket Frog (CI = 3). Photos and/or recordings were not obtained for the American Bullfrog (one, or possibly two, individuals called briefly).
Chimney Swifts and a Nine-banded Armadillo were seen at sunset, and water was flowing over the dam.
According to the USGS gauge station at Berry Creek at Airport Road near Georgetown, TX (https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/08105095/#parameterCode=00065&period=P7D), there had been 0.93 inches of rain four days earlier and 0.13 inches of rain three days earlier (1.06 inches of rain total).
The monitoring period was 20:35 - 22:05.
Participants were Kathy, Christie, Carolyn, and Amy.
Environmental conditions at the main pond at sunset:
Air temperature = 82.8 deg F
Water temperature = 70.4 deg F
Sky = no/few clouds
Water level = average
Relative humidity = 55 %

Publicado el junio 17, 2024 05:50 TARDE por k_mccormack k_mccormack

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Rana Grillo del Noreste (Acris blanchardi)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 08:50 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Leopardo (Lithobates berlandieri)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 08:50 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Arbórea Verde (Hyla cinerea)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 08:50 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Leopardo (Lithobates berlandieri)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:11 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Grillo del Noreste (Acris blanchardi)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:17 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Arbórea Verde (Hyla cinerea)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:17 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Leopardo (Lithobates berlandieri)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:20 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Arbórea Verde (Hyla cinerea)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:30 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Leopardo (Lithobates berlandieri)

Observ.

k_mccormack

Fecha

Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:40 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Rana Leopardo (Lithobates berlandieri)

Observ.

k_mccormack

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Junio 15, 2024 a las 09:45 TARDE CDT

Descripción

Observed during monthly amphibian monitoring.

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Comentarios

Miserably hot and humid even at dark. The frogs and insects were loving the weather.

Made multiple recordings of Rio Grande Leopard Frogs, Blanchard's Cricket Frogs, and Green Treefrogs - reported only three RGLF 223435737 CI-3, GTF 223435123 CI-3, BCF 223435460 CI-3.

Recorded 4 observations of frogs: RGLF 223432889, RGLF 223432882, GTF 223432888, GTF 223432884.

Publicado por alflinn329 hace alrededor de 1 mes

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