Spotted Salamander

Signs of Spring in Sudbury

April 8, 2013

A spotted salamander in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A blue-spotted salamander in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
An eastern comma in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
An eastern comma in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander egg mass in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander egg mass in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander egg mass in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed a spotted salamander, a young blue-spotted salamander, an eastern comma butterfly and spotted salamander egg masses around Sudbury.

Amphibian Migration in Concord

March 12, 2013

Chris Renna recorded video of spotted salamanders and wood frogs during their spring migration in Concord.

Wildlife at ARNWR in Maynard

November 12, 2012

Chris Renna recorded this video of wildlife at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.  Included are a painted turtle, spotted salamander and several species of birds.

Amphibian Migration in Framingham

April 1, 2012

A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A wood frog in Framingham, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed spotted salamaders and a wood frog as they crossed a road in Framingham during their annual migration.
 

Signs of Spring in Bolton and Sudbury

April 29, 2011

A morel mushroom in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A ruby-throated hummingbird at a feeder in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A ruby-throated hummingbird at a feeder in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A mass of spotted salamander eggs in a Bolton vernal pool, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A mass of spotted salamander eggs in a Bolton vernal pool, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed some local signs of spring: a morel mushroom and a ruby-throated hummingbird in her Sudbury back yard and some spotted salamander eggs in a Bolton vernal pool.
 

Wildlife at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

April 15, 2011

A mallard at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A tree swallow at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A spotted salamander at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed a mallard and a tree swallow at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury.  Craig also photographed some spotted salamander egg masses at a vernal pool there.  You can learn more about SVT's Vernal Pool Monitoring Program, of which Craig is a volunteer, on our Current Stewardship Projects page.

Big Night in Framingham

April 4, 2011

A red eft photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spotted salamander photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring peeper photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A spring peeper photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A wood frog photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A wood frog photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed several species of amphibians during their annual migration to their mating habitat; shown here are a red eft, spotted salamanders, spring peepers, and wood frogs.

Spring in Bolton

April 7, 2010

Bloodroot in Bolton, photographed by Dawn Dentzer
Bloodroot in Bolton, photographed by Dawn Dentzer
Bloodroot in Bolton, photographed by Dawn Dentzer
Spotted salamander egg masses in a vernal pool in Bolton, photographed by Dawn Dentzer
Dawn Dentzer photographed these blossoming bloodroot plants as well as these spotted salamander egg masses in a vernal pool in Bolton.

Big Night in Framingham!

March 22, 2010

Spring peeper in Framingham by Dawn Dentzer
Red eft in Framingham by Dawn Dentzer
Spotted salamander in Framingham by Dawn Dentzer
Spotted salamander in Framingham by Dawn Dentzer
Wood frog in Framingham by Dawn Dentzer
Dawn Dentzer photographed the following species during an early spring's warm rain in Framingham: spring peeper, red eft, spotted salamander, and wood frog.

Spotted Salamander in Framingham

March 31, 2009

Spotted Salamander by Dawn Dentzer
Dawn Dentzer photographed this spotted salamander in Framingham.

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