March 3, 2021 - south side

0 dead newts, 0 live newts.
March 3rd, 2021 (Wednesday), 10:00-11:30am
Weather: Partly clear, 53F.
Other roadkill: 1 large millipede
Rainfall: MTD 0.0in, YTD 9.74in (per
Traffic: 14 moving vehicles, 4 parked, 4 pedestrians.
Midpen study: Pit traps that I checked were empty and there were no roadkill newts in their road sections.

Quietest day ever! Has been completely dry, with cold nights, so I guess the newts have been sheltering in place. I did find a single incredibly adhered-to-the-road formerly-living thing, but there was no texture, color, or bone left so I can't really positively ID what it was.

Posted on March 05, 2021 18:43 by sea-kangaroo sea-kangaroo | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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The purpose of this project is to record the number of Pacific Newts killed on Alma Bridge Rd. near Lexington Reservoir during the migration season 2020-2021 in an effort to influence the Santa Clara County Roads Department to close the road or implement other mitigating measures to reduce the massive roadkill during newt migration season.

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