Olympus C-770 UZ Photo #20 MYLF Frog

Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog in San Jacinto area of San Bernardino National Forest. Protected Status: The mountain yellow-legged frog was federally listed as Endangered (Southern California Distinct Vertebrate Population Segment) on July 2, 2002. Critical Habitat was proposed on September 13, 2005. This species is also a California Department of Fish and Game Species of Special Concern. Ecology: 1) Where does it live?: The mountains of southern California at elevations of 1,200–7,500 feet (370–2,290 meters). They have been found at lower elevations (down to 1,500 feet (457 meters) where the right mountain stream characteristics occur (e.g., Eaton Canyon, San Gabriel River). In southern California, the mountain yellow-legged frog historically occurred in numerous drainages in the San Gabriel, San Bernardino, and San Jacinto Mountains and in at least one location on Palomar Mountain. Currently, the mountain yellow-legged frog is known to be in only seven places in portions of the San...

Technical Details

1/60 s
31 mm
100 ISO