Found this Anaxyrus Boreas by some grass in the pond while we were hiking at the San Jacinto Wildlife
Here's an image of Bufo Boreas, at the San Jacinto wildlife reserve. This toad was a great catch by Dr. Clark; and was out first exposure to amphibians during the course of this class. Here we also so a variety of birds that were dwelling on the ponds.
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.