Note: This page is part of my capstone project for my California Naturalist Training class with Point Reyes National Seashore Association.
There are five species of salamanders that can be found in Roy's Redwoods Open Space Preserve:
Some free resources:
- You can read more about finding each of these species in Roy's Redwoods in my Field Guide to Salamanders of Roy's Redwoods (PDF.)
- My Salamanders of Roy's Redwoods Presentation Slides (PDF) show the different morphs (color) of these species as they appear in Roy's Redwoods.
- Salameandering: Tips for Finding & Observing Salamanders (PDF)
Information about salamander species in California:
- California Herps: "A Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of California." See their list of California salamanders for links to individual species' pages.
- AmphibiaWeb "provides information on amphibian declines, natural history, conservation, and taxonomy." See their list of California salamanders for links to individual species' pages.
- Saving Salamanders with Citizen Science: "A new salamander disease is spreading around the world and we need your help to find out where it's going! If you find a dead or sick salamander in the wild, please take pictures and upload them to this project as soon as possible." (Free iNaturalist account required.)
- Save the Salamanders "mission is to help contribute to the conservation of salamanders to ensure their continuing survival, through outreach education efforts and by raising awareness."