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Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii)

Created: June 10th, 2019 - 06:13 PM
Last Modified: June 10th, 2019 - 06:13 PM
Entered by: Eric Rosenthal
Record 320882
Country:
United States
State:
Tennessee
County:
Shelby County
Time:
2019-04-07 20:30:00
Qty:
50
Age:
Adult
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Vernal wetlands in upland forest
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
75.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Cloudy
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
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Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

There had been extremely heavy rainfall the night previous to this one. What might have been hundreds of Eastern Spadefoots were found calling in temporary wetlands and crossing roads at Shelby Forest during the day and at night. Once nighttime hit the activity picked up tremendously.

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