North side - 2/5/2020

February 5, 2020 (Wednesday) 9:00 am – 11:00 am: 325 dead newts, 0 alive. No real fresh newts, some were fresher than others.
It was very cold, but dry. It didn't rain in San Jose for at least a few days.
I documented 325 dead newts.
Other roadkills - 1 dead snake, another animal, a Jerusalem cricket, and a caterpillar.
Coverage: north part - the county park parking lot till the second stop sign.
Rainfall: (MTD: 0.01 in; YTD: 15.20 in) cold, dry. Data from -
Traffic: 5 trucks, 23 cars (including a few maintenance pickups - county parks and road works), 3 bike, 10 pedestrians, and 1 motorcycle. When I got back to the county parks' parking lot, I counted 20 cars there (in the lot and on the side of the road). I usually see <5 cars there.

Posted by merav merav, February 06, 2020 20:36


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