Monday, February 24, 2014

Nature news: A salamander in Greenwood Cemetery

The warm weather "false spring" day of this past Sunday not only was good for birds feeling the warmth, so was a new nature discovery for me , the first time I saw this species and most particularly in a local green spot.

In the area of the Crescent /Dell water in Greenwood Cemetery, we discovered a salamander hibernating under leaves, what I believed is a RED-BACKED SALAMANDER.[ CONFIRMED]  Below are photos I took with the phone and a link to the species profile. Spring like warmth is good for discoveries and a lifer for me....