my first ensatina - flipped a little piece of wood and there it was like a gummi trout lure with garnet legs
Found two in valley under separate pine logs
Pair found in rotting log.
Adult Ensatina Salamander found under log next to fallen redwood tree; 15 m from nature trail located near right bank of Redwood Creek.
Ensatina eschscholtzii (commonly known by its genus name, Ensatina) is a complex of plethodontid (lungless) salamanders found in coniferous forests, oak woodland and chaparral from British Columbia, through Washington, Oregon, across California (where all seven subspecies variations are located), all the way down to Baja California in Mexico.