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

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  • Spanish
    • Sapo occidental
    • Sapo de Baja California
    • Sapo del oeste
  • French
    • crapaud de l'Ouest
  • Scientific Names
    • Anaxyrus boreas
    • Bufo boreas
    • Bufo politus
  • English
    • Western Toad

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

March 20, 2007

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Description

Observed dead on paved road at 21:05. Adult male (nuptial pads).

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

freeze151

Date

August 26, 2015 06:26 PM PDT

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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kimssight

Date

August 21, 2015

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Date

August 21, 2015

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

August 19, 2015

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Description

I found these little western toads under a large rock which was stationed on a shoreline of Lake Casitas. More were found in that area.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

beartracker

Date

August 17, 2015

Place

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Description

Scat and toad

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

August 15, 2015

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Description

Observed on sandy trail adjacent to non-native grassland at 20:39.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

August 15, 2015

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Description

Observed desiccated carcass adjacent to trail in coastal sage scrub, across from oak-woodland riparian.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

rreiner

Date

August 18, 2015 09:05 PM PDT

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Description

Young animal out in front of the house.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

wdthein

Date

August 17, 2015 09:47 PM PDT

Place

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Description

Under a light near a trailer.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

July 27, 2015

Place

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Description

This Western toad was hopping across a bike road near the Sunriver Observatory and Nature center in Oregon, when I picked him up. There were plenty of Garter snakes in the same area meaning that these toads are there source of food.

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

November 11, 2004

Place

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Description

Observed alive on road at 19:00. No photos taken.

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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.