Reptiles and Amphibians - invasive

American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) on May 16, 2022

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Description of specimen

Heard frogs calling and then splashes from at least 3 frogs jumping from side of pond into pond as I approached the area. Only saw one in person, photo attached below.

Commentary

Thank you for your report! This helps us understand the distribution of invasive species. The Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife has a fact sheet about bullfrogs and actions that can be taken at https://www.dfw.state.or.us/conservationstrategy/invasive_species/docs/bullfrog_fact_sheet.pdf. There are some more control tips at https://www.denverpost.com/2019/07/03/boulder-county-invasive-american-bullfrogs/.

Lindsey Wise
May 23, 2022, 11:14 a.m.