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

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  • Spanish
    • Sapo del Oeste
    • sapo occidental
  • Scientific Names
    • Anaxyrus boreas
    • Bufo boreas
    • Bufo politus
  • English
    • Western Toad

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Recent observations

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

teresavignale

Date

April 11, 2014 01:57 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

sedgwickdirector

Date

April 10, 2014 12:45 PM PDT

Description

In same hole as last year

Photos / Sounds

What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Date

April 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Bufo boreas Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

aigomesu

Date

March 25, 2014 09:03 PM PDT

Description

Two individuals found, both encountered on middle of Corral Trail after heavy rain. Map and pictures are referring to the first individual. Second individual was found approximately 150 feet away from first one, closer to Henry Coe Headquarters (where Visitor Center is).

Photos / Sounds

What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

james3

Date

March 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Date

June 19, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

chrispherp

Date

March 1, 2014 09:43 PM PST

Description

Another one.

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

chrispherp

Date

March 1, 2014 08:54 PM PST

Description

One more toad.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

chrispherp

Date

March 1, 2014 08:46 PM PST

Description

It rained again for the 3rd day in a row so I had to go out again and this time my wife came with. First toad found.

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

chrispherp

Date

February 28, 2014 10:16 PM PST

Description

Another found on the toad road.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

chrispherp

Date

February 28, 2014 10:14 PM PST

Description

Still more toads, this particular road had a ton of then mostly DOR and I only took pics of a few.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

chrispherp

Date

February 28, 2014 09:11 PM PST

Description

My son asked if spadefoots and toads were found in the same area and sure enough we did find them both on the same stretch of road.

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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.