Adult; photo by Niessa Munoz
@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
Observed at UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science Field Station.
Found in grasses on bank of Deschutes River in Oregon. Beautiful orange bumps on chin/face.
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.
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.