Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Anaxyrus boreas
    • Bufo boreas
    • Bufo politus
  • English
    • Western Toad
  • Spanish
    • Sapo de Baja California
    • sapo occidental
    • Sapo del oeste

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Recent observations

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What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Didn't even see it until I got home later and reviewed the photos.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

junglejenny

Date

February 19, 2015

Description

Western California Toad (Bufo boreas halophilus)

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

February 21, 2015 02:10 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dried specimen was discovered under a rock, bones did not seem to indicate any major trauma, so it doesn't appear to have been smashed under the rock.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

pdecino

Date

February 3, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

npollock66

Date

April 8, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

parobbert

Date

January 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

hfabian

Date

February 13, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

At least 30 individuals; many breeding.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

February 11, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

February 8, 2015 06:50 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in the middle of the road . I moved it to the shoulder and took this picture .

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

fundad

Date

February 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two others were observed and not vouchered

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

andrea_borelli

Date

January 27, 2015 10:40 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The western toad (Anaxyrus boreas) more commonly known as Bufo boreas (both names accurate) is a large toad species, between 5.6 and 13 cm long, of western North America. It has a white or cream dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It has a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but lacks cranial crests.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.