Yellow Spotted Salamander – 3/23/10

Observer: Rita Corey

Observation Date: 3/23/10

Observation Time: 10:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Between 268 & 281 Mountain St, going west to east

Common Name: Yellow Spotted Salamander

Scientific Name: Ambystoma maculatum

Comments: Was it the same one I had seen the night before crossing the road? I suspect there are lots of them! Gave a note to all neighbors on Mountain St from Hampton Rd to dirt road to be on the lookout as they drive home on rainy nights.

More Information: Read about the salamander migration at Moose Hill in 2008.