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What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

September 25, 2018 12:25 PM PDT

Description

Frogs were squawking in a fair number of spots around the Tibbets Marsh on Cougar Mountain.

Acoustic observations from a distance, only.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

September 18, 2018 03:15 PM PDT

Description

Froggie was sunning her/himself in outlet of Tipsoo Lake.

Lat/lon: GPS + Google Earth

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

September 4, 2018 01:55 PM PDT

Description

Adult and juvenile frogs plus big, fat tadpoles in alpine tarn, elevation 1840 m.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

July 29, 2017 02:10 PM PDT

Description

Cascade Frogs in small creek in big meadow of Spray Park, Mt. Rainier N. P.

Location known; lat/lon from Google Earth

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

September 25, 2010

Description

Cascades frog in subalpine meadow, Spray Park, Mount Rainier N.P.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

July 15, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

Description

Adult frogs and tadpoles in alpine tarn, Glacier Basin, Mount Rainier Ntl. Park.

Location from known geographical feature and Google Earth.

Observers did not enter water.

Video of observation at

https://youtu.be/VmkuNTtO99M

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

August 31, 2018 01:35 PM PDT

Description

Adult frog in a tarn in one of the alpine meadows along the Palisades Lakes Trail (see photos).

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tuoichen

Date

August 26, 2018 11:50 PM PDT

Description

Unknown caterpillar on popular trail. (We saved the little thing.)

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

May 10, 2018 09:54 AM PDT

Description

Tree frogs vocalizing at Utah Pond.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Salamanders Order Caudata

Observer

tuoichen

Date

May 10, 2018 09:54 AM PDT

Description

Single egg on reed stem.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

April 15, 2018 11:15 AM PDT

Description

Frogs vocalizing in enclosure of Arctic foxes, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Video: https://youtu.be/qH53bhJfkRk

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

tuoichen

Date

April 1, 2018 11:00 AM PDT

Description

Egg mass in "Pond 4" north of North Parking Lot.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

April 1, 2018 10:10 AM PDT

Description

Egg masses in Utah Pond (continued).

Adult frogs were vocalizing.

Observations by Discovery Park Team.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

April 1, 2018 10:00 AM PDT

Description

Egg mass clusters in "Utah Pond". Some eggs appear completely white, may be dead.

The pond clearly had more than the 7 egg masses noted below.

Adult frogs were vocalizing.

Observations made by J.S., M.W., R.P., Z.S., H.P.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

tuoichen

Date

February 21, 2018 11:20 AM PST

Description

Egg mass in small pond on mountain side in forest.

(This obs. is split off from original entry which had an adult plus this egg mass. The latter was misidentified.)

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 10, 2018 10:31 AM PST

Description

Various egg masses on "sticks".

Lat/lon: GPS. Location: S.E. corner of "Utah Pond."

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 10, 2018 09:49 AM PST

Description

Various egg masses, seen: approx. 10, likely many many more present. Observed 09:49 to 10:20.

Lt/lon: GPS, averaged. Location: S.W. corner of "Utah Pond".

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 10, 2018 10:23 AM PST

Description

Vocalizing PTFs, 5 or more, apparently located in bullrushes on l.h.s.of photo or on land behind.

Lat/lon: GPS

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 3, 2018 12:08 PM PST

Description

egg mass on stick, wavy, not firm

ID uncertain

Lat/lon: GPS with correction using topo map + know location

Photos: J.S., H.P., M.N., M.W., R.P.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 3, 2018 11:32 AM PST

Description

egg mass on stick near bottom

ID is merely placeholder; identification uncertain

Lat/lon: GPS with correction using topo map plus known location

Photo: J.S., H.P., M.N., M.W., R.P.

Amphibians

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Amphibians Class Amphibia

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 3, 2018 11:30 AM PST

Description

egg mass above/on vegetation near bottom.

Lat/lon: GPS, corrected with known location and topo map

Photos: J.S., H.P., M.N., M.W., R.P.

Amphibians

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Amphibians Class Amphibia

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 3, 2018 11:17 AM PST

Description

egg mass above/on vegetation near bottom.

Lat/lon: GPS.

Photos: J.S., H.P., M.N., M.W., R.P.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

March 2, 2018 12:27 PM PST

Description

Pacific Tree frogs vocalizing near "Utah Pond".

Lat/lon: GPS (checked against topo map)

Observer did not enter the water.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northwestern Salamander Ambystoma gracile

Observer

tuoichen

Date

February 17, 2018 11:58 AM PST

Description

Many egg masses in pond at Camp Long.

Lat/long: GPS

Photos by Elaine C., Maria M. and Hartmut P.

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

tuoichen

Date

February 21, 2018 11:20 AM PST

Description

Small pond on N slope of Cougar Mountain in second growth forest, elevation 380 m. Air temperature was modestly below freezing. No ice on pond.

Lat/long: GPS

Video: https://youtu.be/oiWDLt7nBXI

(This obs. was edited from the original entry. The egg mass in it was misidentified.)

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Pacific Tree Frog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

tuoichen

Date

January 15, 2018 01:30 PM PST

Description

Pacific Tree Frogs singing on unseasonally warm January day. The frog(s) were sitting in the brush - well away from any body of water.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

September 13, 2017 02:45 PM PDT

Description

Tadpoles in pond on Nisqually Loop at Paradise, Mt. Rainier Ntl. Park. The same little tarn held merrily copulating frogs July 12, 2017.

(+ long-toed salamanders; obs. posted on iNaturalist)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

September 26, 2017 09:53 AM PDT

Description

I am posting this observation mainly because we have observed Cascades frogs at the big meadow of Spray Park over many years. Obviously, this population is well established. There were also baby frogs at this location on 9/26/17. The elevation is 1784 m above sea level.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascades Frog Rana cascadae

Observer

tuoichen

Date

July 12, 2017 04:46 PM PDT

Description

Cascades frogs in tarn on Nisqually Loop at Paradise, Mt. Rainier Ntl. Park. The tarn was still surrounded by snow. It also held long-toed salamanders.

In previous years we had seen tadpoles in the same tarn later in the season.

Egg masses not counted - noticed only after the fact when editing photos. One photo shows 5, but there were definitely more.

Lat/lon reconstructed using Backcountry Navigator.

Video: https://youtu.be/VK5prIlVcCI

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

tuoichen

Date

July 12, 2017 04:46 PM PDT

Description

Long-toed salamander in alpine tarn on Nisqually Loop at Paradise. The tarn was still surrounded by snow. It also held cascades frogs. Elevation ~1600 m.

We had observed tadpoles in the same tarn later in the summer season in previous years.

Lat/lon reconstructed using Backcountry Navigator.

Video: https://youtu.be/VK5prIlVcCI

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