adult female in west branch mil creek
on edge of small wooded freshwater pond
I saw four Northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora) walking around Anderson Lake, all about the same size, 3" long.
This 2" Northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora) was sitting on a fallen log in the mixed-conifer forest.
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...