Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog

The Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

You can listen to more Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog calls 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

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog's site fidelity may lead to further decline ... Nevada Mountains, site fidelity of the yellow-legged frog was probably historically advantageous. However, ... More

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, Rana sierraeThis site provides up-to-date information on the natural history and conservation of the mountain yellow-legged frog, a group of two closely-related species (Rana muscosa and Rana sierrae) that inhabit California's highest mountains. More

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog swims in clear water Scientists study the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog to increase its population size. More

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog swims in Yosemite's waters. The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, which once swam in fishless waters, is predated on by non-native fish. The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog evolved in the fishless waters of Yosemite: "... More

lakes and imperiled Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged frogs that depend upon them, according to U.S. Forest Service and University of California, Berkeley, scientists. More

The Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged frog was common in Sierra Nevada high-elevation lakes and slow-moving streams at altitudes ranging from 4,500 to 12,000 feet. But, its range has decreased more than 80 percent in the last 90 years. More

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog's site fidelity may lead to further decline - Posted On: March 11, 2010 - 2:40pm ALBANY, Calif. More

Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged frog as an endangered species is warranted but precluded. More

Sierra Nevada Yellow-Legged Frog's Site Fidelity May Lead to Further Decline = ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2010) — USDA Forest Service researchers found that site fidelity, the tendency to return to previously occupied habitats, is strong in the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog. More

The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, one of the moister creatures on the planet, is the poster amphiban for the dire effects of climate change in high mountains.. Once the most abundant vertebrate in the... More

Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frogs Feeling the Heat - December 16th, 2008 by Sundance Channel BERKELEY, California, December 15, 2008 (ENS) – Climate change is affecting the Sierra Nevada’s high elevation lakes and the imperiled yellow-legged frogs that depend on them, More

Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged frogs need two to four years of permanent water to complete their development so repeated tadpole mortality from lakes drying up in summer leads to population decline. More

Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Rana
Species : sierrae
Authority : Camp, 1917