SOME APRIL 2014 HERPS FOUND IN NORTHEAST OHIO
Spotted Salamander - April 8th.
Spring Peeper - April 9th.
Blanding's Turtle - April 10th.
A very colorful American Toad seen on April 10th. Many were migrating on that rainy night.
Jefferson's Salamander - April 11th.
Another photo, because I like Jefferson's.
A female Wood Frog heavy with eggs - April 11th.
A handsome male Wood Frog - April 11th.
My first Ohio snake of the year, a Brown Snake - April 11th.
An adult female American Bullfrog seen on April 11th.
Green Frogs are one of the most commonly found amphibians in my home state - here's one from April 11th.
My first Eastern Garter Snake of the year, found on April 12th.
American Toads laying eggs on April 14th.
An Eastern Milk Snake seen on April 14th.
Red Salamander larva - April 18th.
Adult Red Salamander - April 18th.
Although it's not a herp, I thought that this Red Flat Bark Beetle was really neat - April 18th.
Northern Two-lined Salamander - April 18th.
Redback Salamander - April 18th.
Northern Dusky Salamander - April 18th.
Painted Turtle seen on Easter Sunday - April 20th.
My first Northern Water Snake of the year was seen on April 21st.
Common Snapping Turtle - April 21st.
Snapping Turtles mating on April 21st.
It's been a pretty awesome April.