November 24, 2020 - South side (Aldercroft to stop sign)

23 dead newts (of which 5 were juveniles), 0 live newts.
November 24th, 2020 (Tuesday) 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Weather: Dry sunny day in the mid-50s.
Other roadkill: 2 striped skunks (one adult, one juvenile, together in the road, very sad), 2 Jerusalem crickets, 1 Western fence lizard, two Strigamia sp. centipedes, 1 large millipede.
Coverage: Aldercroft Heights Road intersection to stop sign.
Rainfall: MTD 0.82 in, YTD 0.92 in (as per
Traffic: 22 vehicles (of which 9 were cement trucks), 3 bicycles, 1 elderly pedestrian who said his wife loves the newts and makes him slow down and go around them. Good for her! One fire helicopter landed on the other side of the reservoir.
The south Midpen study area had no newts or other critters in its pitfall buckets.

Ingresado el 25 de noviembre de 2020 por anudibranchmom anudibranchmom | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario
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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 get 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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