Stream Salamanders of Montgomery County

Field Notes from an Audubon Naturalist Society Stream Salamander Survey Field Trip Saturday 4/25/15 led by our teacher Rachel Gauza. It was a cool spring morning between 45 and 60 degrees; partly sunny. We went to a Class 1 Stream, which is a healthy ecosystem and probably the only environment where one would find sensitive “indicator species” such as the Northern Red Salamander and the Dusky Salamander. Click to enlarge.

The final picture, of a Spotted Salamander egg mass, is from a Vernal Pool. All the other species are found in the moving water of streams.

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