Always something to look at

My birding has been limited lately, and walks in heavy cover under cloudy skies don’t produce many photo opportunities, but there is always something to see.

Final Score: Beaver: 1  Protective netting: 0

Licorice Ferns

Rough-skinned Newt, one of the most toxic animals in North America.
Eating one would be deadly to a human, but these animals are preyed upon by Common Garter Snakes.

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1 Response to Always something to look at

  1. Stevan says:

    I tried to identify a newt I caught crawling through our backyard in West Salem. I concluded he was a Rough-skinned newt after keeping him a couple of days. We let him go after finding that out due to his toxicity potential.

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