Posts tagged: boreal toad

Buff Bufo Boreous

By , August 6, 2011

The other day Michelle encountered our garden toad once again. She questions whether it’s the same toad she found in June, or a different one. This one, she said, was noticeably larger, and lighter colored.

This time she didn’t pick it up. Instead she followed it around for a bit with a camera, and got some rather nice shots of it.

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Handsome, isn’t he? (She?) (Photo: Michelle Zeiger.)

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A Boreal Toad in the Garden

By , June 9, 2011

Last Friday, Michelle made a very welcome discovery in the garden: a boreal toad.

This is the second one she’s found here. The first one appeared last August. This one is bigger than that one.

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Michelle holds our new guest of honor (Photo: Mark Zeiger).

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