Seven adults under wood in pond - gathered for breeding season
Large artificial pond and nearby wetlands in the Otto preserve on Lummi island. Deep water in middle of pond. Reed Canary Grass widely present with several native shrubs and a few native trees.
Adult found under log by pond on private property, on Lummi Island near Curry Preserve.
I was lucky to be able to go out with some researchers studying Santa Cruz Long-toeds and California Tiger salamanders this weekend.
Crossing road in the rain.
One of ten individuals we found tonight. Nine living, one DOR. The one in the second photo (with the injured tail) appears to be a female.
We saw a total of 10 of these this night. Amazing. Our guide referred to them as "the Rarest Salamander in California" Spectacular, rainy safari...
4 of 10, one DOR