Western Diamond Back rattlesnake

Amphibians and Reptiles

Species denoted with a question mark may occur within the Big Creek drainage based on the proximity of their distributions but whose presence has not been confirmed.

Special thanks to Javan Bauder for his assistance in collecting these data.


  • Frogs and Toads
    Rocky Mountain tailed frog (Ascaphus montanus)
    Western toad (Anaxyrus [=Bufo] boreas)
    Northern Pacific tree frog (Pseudacris regilla)?
    Columbia spotted frog (Rana luteiventris)
  • Lizards
    Northern alligator lizard (Elgaria coerulea)
    Common sagebrush lizard (Sceloporus graciosus)?
    Western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)?
    Western skink (Plestiodon [=Eumeces] skiltonianus)
  • Salamanders and Newts
    Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum)
    Idaho giant salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus)
  • Snakes
    Northern rubber boa (Charina bottae)
    North American racer (Coluber constrictor)
    Gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer)
    Terrestrial gartersnake (Thamnophis elegans)
    Common gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis)?
    Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis)