Have you found an amphibian or reptile that you would like to have identified? Or have you found a neat amphibian or reptile that you would like to share with us?
Please fill out the below form. Please include an photo or audio file, the location (park name, nearest intersection, GPS coordinate) for the reptile or amphibian you have found as well as a brief description of what you believe you have found and how you encountered it.
In order for the record to be counted we need a clear photograph (cell phone photos are OK), audio file, or video. Certain species will require more detail but we will contact you if we need more information. If you have questions, please ask! By sending us your observation you are giving us permission to use the data and photos/audio that you submit to us for inclusion into the study and use by both the Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation and the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission. Please keep in mind that submitting an observation as a casual observer does not mean you are an official PARS volunteer.
If you are interested in becoming an official PARS volunteer, please register HERE . The Herps and PARS will thank you! * (denotes required field)
Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
*Be Specific. Enter a street address, closest intersection, or latitude/longitude coordinates. Along with any detailed directions where the sighting took place. *Please include the city name as well if you are using a street name.
(e.g. 114 Main Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 )
(e.g. Intersection of Main and Willow in Derry, PA)
(e.g. On Trail Name in Park Name near (Creek, Pond, or Other Location)
(e.g. 40.8783 N, -79.7895 W)
Other details. Where was it found, temperature, weather conditions, ect..
Please include at least one voucher photo or audio file. ***Do not send photos from online sources, Please only include photos that you have taken of the observed species.
Accepted file types: jpg, png, gif, bmp, mp3, jpeg, bmp, tiff, webp, wav, wam, m4a, ogg, mpeg-4, 3gp, avi, mov, fla, asf.
Accepted file types: jpg, png, gif, bmp, mp3, jpeg, m4a, bmp, tiff, webp, wav, wam, ogg, mpeg-4, 3gp, avi, mov, fla, asf.
Accepted file types: jpg, png, gif, bmp, mp3, m4a, jpeg, bmp, tiff, webp, wav, wam, ogg, mpeg-4, 3gp, avi, mov, fla, asf.
- Valid Attachemnt Formats: jpg, png, gif, bmp, mp3, jpeg, bmp, tiff, ebp, wav, wam, ogg, mpeg-4, 3gp, avi, mov, fla, asf. Up to 10mb per file.
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