Northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora), Island Center Forest, Tim DiChiara Dungeness crab (Metacarcinus magister), Sylvan beach, Tim DiChiara Acorn barnacles (Balanus glandula), Maury Island, Tim DiChiara Honey bee (Apis mellifera), Maury Island, Tim DiChiara Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Point Robinson, Elizabeth VanDeventer Shield-backed kelp crab (Pugettia productus), Raab's Lagoon, Tim DiChiara Wooly bear caterpillar (Pyrrharctia isabella), Maury Island, Tim DiChiara Sundew (Drosera Rotundifolia), Whispering Firs Bog, Tim DiChiara Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum), Neill Point Preserve, Tim DiChiara
Common name: Northern Red-legged Frog

Northern Red-legged Frog

Scientific name: Rana aurora
Description: The northern red-legged frog's range is the western coastal region stretching from southwest British Columbia to Northern California. More...


Common name: Long-toed Salamander

Long-toed Salamander

Scientific name: Ambystoma macrodactylum
Description: The long-toed salamander is characterized by its mottled black, brown, and yellow pigmentation, and its long outer fourth toe on the hind limbs. More...


Common name: Roughskin Newt

Roughskin Newt

Scientific name: Taricha granulosa
Description: A stocky newt with rounded snout and an orange underbelly. More...


Common name: Western Redback Salamander

Western Redback Salamander

Scientific name: Plethodon vehiculum
Description: A slender, fast salamander with an orange stripe down its back. More...


Common name: Pacific tree frog

Pacific tree frog

Scientific name: Pseudacris regilla
Description: A small green treefrog that can be found from sea level to high in the mountains. The state amphibian of Washington. More...


Common name: Ensatina Salamander

Ensatina Salamander

Scientific name: Ensatina eschscholtzii
Description: A lungless salamander often seen in the wet forests of Vashon. More...


Biodiversity on Vashon Island, Washington, USA