Foothill yellow-legged frog

The Foothill yellow-legged frog is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small-sized (3.72-8.2 cm) frog from the Rana genus in the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. More

A Foothill Yellow-legged frog calls at the edge of a small pool in a river with just its head out of the water, producing a call that can be heard in the air and underwater. More

Foothill yellow-legged frogs are found near streams and rivers. They will come out on the banks to sun themselves, but dive to the bottom if a predator or a threat approaches. They stay still along the river bottom and their color helps camouflage them there. More

You can listen to more sounds of Foothill Yellow-legged Frogs on this cd: Carlos Davidson - Frog and Toad Calls of the Pacific Coast - Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and on the cd that comes with this book: More

For the Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, the oviposition , or the depositing of eggs, is somewhat sporadic because delays such as rains could cause problems like the dislodging of eggs. More

The Foothill yellow-legged frog is a small, stream-dwelling frog with beautiful lemon-yellow coloring on its abdomen and the underside of its back legs. More

The foothill yellow-legged frog has been found primarily in shallow channels with riffles and at least cobble-sized substrates (Hayes and Jennings 1988). More

The Foothill Yellow-legged Frog loves to sit at the base of a small waterfall where the splashing water keeps the rocks wet. It sits quietly and catches the insects that stop by for a drink. More

foothill yellow-legged frogs, said Mike Glaze, manager of South Feather. More

Foothill yellow-legged frogs can be identified by a pale-colored triangular patch on the tip of their snouts. The color of their skin can vary between greenish, reddish, and brown and they are almost always spotted. More

Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (adult) Smith River near Panther Flat Willow Creek, CA (Del Norte County) September 11, 2006 Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (sub-adult) Horse Linto Creek near Willow Creek, CA (Humboldt County) More

Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Habitat Assessment and Survey Map. ... assessments and visual encounter surveys for the foothill yellow-legged frog ... blobdload. More

Foothill Yellow-legged Frogs (in amplexus) - Family Pelobatidae - Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (tadpoles) Great Basin Spadefoot Toad Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (juvenile) Western Spadefoot Toad Western Toad (metamorph) More

In California, foothill yellow-legged frogs were found in most of the northwest and south throughout the foothill regions of the coast range (south to the San Gabriel River system, Los Angeles County) and along the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada south to Kern More

1960), juvenile foothill yellow-legged frog which exhibited complete albinism with pink eyes (see color photographs at Normally colored, fully transformed juveniles and transforming larval frogs of the same species were abundant in the area and had been throughout the previous summer (pers. obs. More

Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Rana
Species : boylii
Authority : Baird, 1854