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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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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davidlowry

Date

July 24, 2014 09:14 PM PDT

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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dominicrivetti

Date

July 25, 2014

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Description

Juvenile Western Toad. Found around 50 of them living under highway overpass. Living amongst pacific tree frogs. Found at midday with temp around 88 degrees fahrenheit.

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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miketroll

Date

July 18, 2014 12:43 AM PDT

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Description

young visitor to the planter in the yard, maybe 3.5" nose to anus

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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chocsk8998

Date

July 22, 2014 10:16 PM PDT

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Description

Really beautiful toad. He/she looked bigger in person vs. on camera

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California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Date

July 15, 2014

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Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas) Anaxyrus boreas

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i_onslocanlake

Date

July 15, 2014 02:57 PM PDT

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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gbentall

Date

July 15, 2014 11:01 AM PDT

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Description

Hundreds of toadlets on the sand and in the estuarine pond.

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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bouveriebio

Date

March 3, 2011

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Description

Western Toad eggs.

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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bouveriebio

Date

March 4, 2011

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Description

In seasonal pond with many other western toads

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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beartracker

Date

July 5, 2014

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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faerthen

Date

July 5, 2014 10:15 AM PDT

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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faerthen

Date

July 5, 2014 10:15 AM PDT

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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.