|Wood frogs in amplexus|
We saw only male spotted salamanders. Females hadn't arrived yet.
|Male spotted salamander swimming away. Males have a noticeably swollen vent (cloaca).|
|Spotted salamander under water|
|Spotted salamander in leaf litter|
|Spotted salamander headed to the vernal pool|
Spring peepers were chorusing loudly in a pond across the street from the vernal pool. Four years ago, there were spring peepers at the vernal pool, but we no longer find them there.
|Can you spot the spring peeper in the reeds? See a close-up shot below.|
|Male spring peeper calling|
Click below to hear my recording of the spring peepers. Happy Spring!