78 F. 90% cloud cover. All over the forest floor.
cricket frog on the banks of the James in the wetlands
Observed on Flood Plain Trail
Monthly amphibian monitoring. 4.00" rain recorded in last seven days at USGS gauge on Berry Creek at Georgetown Airport. Heard calling from main pond and pond behind improved campground.
Had a wonderful time with the Rio Brazos Master Naturalists at Acton Nature Center -- we were doing some iNatting and having a blast. Rain couldn't restrain the excitement! :)
Observed 4 individuals in seep that feeds the burmed-in pond at McKinney Falls State Park. Heard many more from pond (CI - 3).
Cricket frogs, genus Acris, are small, North American frogs of the family Hylidae. They are more aquatic than other members of the family, and are generally associated with permanent bodies of water with surface vegetation. The common and scientific names refer to their call, which resembles that of a cricket.