This year's crop in a local garden pond. Thanks to John Mottishaw for the picture.
Rana aurora aurora
57 tadpoles in 10 course & 10 fine mesh traps, 10% with front legs popped out of skin, for Judd creek watershed BioBlitz
The northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian, whose range is the coastal region stretching from southwest British Columbia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Columbia, Oregon and California. As a member of the genus Rana, this species is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog requires still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from...