Road kill near Newaukum River. Area is a mosaic of riparian, agriculture, ditches, and wetlands.
First time viewing this species.
Found just sitting in the open on the Nisqually estuary Trail
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...