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

December 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

asemerdj

Date

December 15, 2014 01:19 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

rgorcik

Date

April 20, 2014 09:20 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Toad, Stough Canyon Nature Center near Burbank, CA. At night. Would like to know which species. Toads are harder to identify.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

miketroll

Date

December 2, 2014 08:58 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

2 nights in a row now this little guy has been seen staking out a spot on the front porch

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

sarabrooke

Date

May 11, 2013 02:12 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

sarabrooke

Date

May 11, 2013 01:59 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

sarabrooke

Date

May 11, 2013 11:59 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Bloated and very dead.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

hackergeog106

Date

November 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hiding under a rock in the yard.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

ang

Date

June 29, 2014 09:31 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

p_herrera

Date

November 5, 2014 07:00 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

adult

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

beartracker

Date

November 15, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

scat

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

miketroll

Date

November 15, 2014 05:01 PM CST

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.