North side - 1/14/20

January 14, 2020 (Tuesday) 9:15 am – 11:30 pm: 162 dead newts
It was dry and cold during the survey. It probably rained at night, possibly the night before as well. I documented 0 live and 162 dead newts, many of them were fresh, a few looked like they were just hit.
I saw one or two other amphibian on the road, not sure what it was, and a dead mole.
Coverage: north part - the county park parking lot till the second stop sign.
Rainfall: (MTD: 0.36 in; YTD: 12.71 in) cold, dry. Data from - http://www.weathercat.net/wxraindetail.php
Traffic: 6 truck, 21 cars (including 2 maintenance pickup - midpen, one of them was speeding like crazy! and two police cars), 1 bike, 8 pedestrians.

Posted by merav merav, January 15, 2020 00:00

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