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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas) Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

reggiecat

Date

January 27, 2015 12:14 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Western toad near oak forest trail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

fundad

Date

January 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

destinyanne

Date

July 24, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Green, tan and brown with bumps.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

western toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

antoniaakhavan

Date

January 14, 2015 06:45 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two dead on Lobo canyon creek crossing

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

antoniaakhavan

Date

January 10, 2015 10:58 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Alive on road, wet night!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufo boreas Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

December 18, 2014 05:46 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

He/it squeaked at me!

Photos / Sounds

What

Western toad Anaxyrus boreas Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

tunefultoad

Date

December 17, 2014 05:28 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bufo boreas Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

screws

Date

August 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

fundad

Date

March 23, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

john8

Date

July 19, 2010 09:30 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hahamongna Watershed Park

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

zuleymabriones

Date

April 21, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.