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

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

naturespotter

Date

August 17, 2014 05:50 PM PDT

Place

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Description

Adult; photo by Niessa Munoz

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

lgordon

Date

May 8, 2011

Place

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Description

@10am thousands of toadlets and froglets hunkering in coyote footprints in mud in area. Many dessicated seen nearby. This (perhaps previous year's juvenile) seen actively hopping around near the footprints. In annual flood area. Regular herpers have not seen any amphibians in this specific area since- as of 5-2014

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

lgordon

Date

May 8, 2011

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

gregpauly

Date

August 16, 2014 10:08 PM AKDT

Place

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Description

Observed at UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Field Station.

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What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

jzzipkin

Date

August 11, 2014 11:59 AM PDT

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California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

csavy

Date

October 16, 2013

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Observer

abe

Date

August 5, 2014 01:47 PM PDT

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

chaparral

Date

August 7, 2014 07:25 PM PDT

Place

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

finatic

Date

August 2, 2014 08:40 PM PDT

Place

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 2, 2014 08:47 PM PDT

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Photos / Sounds

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

allieaaa

Date

August 4, 2014

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Description

Found in grasses on bank of Deschutes River in Oregon. Beautiful orange bumps on chin/face.

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What

Boreal toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. boreas

Observer

gbaluss

Date

July 9, 2011 09:01 AM AKDT

Place

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Description

Handsome mid-sized adult toad.
Found in thick alder patch within rocky alpine bowl. Nearest water was small snow-melt stream and small shallow snow-melt ponds. Larger streams and peat bogs within forest starting about 400 m below.

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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.