Three of 6 observed this day.
Along the Trinity river at Del Loma.
Yellow legged frog
While walking along Clear Creek Rd towards San Benito Mountain I heard this lone frog calling. Considering the lack of nutrients in the water and years of mining in the area I was amazed to find this Foothill Yellow-legged Frog in Clear Creek.
These frogs were fairly common in a cold, clear stream in the hills east of Ukiah along with numerous Coast Range and Rough-skinned Newts.
These frogs were in cobble-littered shallows along the south fork of the Trinity River.
Saw two. This one was slightly smaller than the other, at about 2" long. This part of the creek is pooling more than flowing now.
In a small creek
The foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) is a small-sized 3.72–8.2 cm (1.46–3.2 in) frog from the Rana genus in the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia spotted frog and the Cascades frog, also part of the Rana genus, live in the northern regions of this frog's territory. They prefer to live in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses attached...