New To Oregon--Need and ID

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ermartin1619
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New To Oregon--Need and ID

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Hi All!

I recently moved or again and I'm not yet familiar with the amphibian species here (any field guide recommendations?). I found a salamander last night and I'm curious what it could be. It was found in Lake Oswego Oregon on a sidewalk adjacent to a parking lot and a semi forested area with a lot of underbrush.

My guess is a juvenile Western Red-Backed, but my fiancé is convinced it's a Clouded (which I've read is unlikely). Here is my Observation on iNaturalist for you to take a look:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/45988572


Let me know your thoughts!


-Emma

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Jeff
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Re: New To Oregon--Need and ID

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Dunn's, Plethodon dunni, though they are usually close to moving water.

Jeff

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