Large artificial pond and nearby wetlands in the Otto preserve on Lummi island. Deep water in middle of pond. Reed Canary Grass widely present with several native shrubs and a few native trees.
Egg masses found in part of a swamp off of trail in Chuckanut Community Forest. Some parts of swamp inaccessible due to heavy vegetation.
Egg masses in wetland
No photo - he got away before I had the camera ready.
Road kill near Newaukum River. Area is a mosaic of riparian, agriculture, ditches, and wetlands.
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...