Frogs and their calls ...

Michael Benard
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American Toad, Bufo americanus

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Group of calling Calls from American Toads (Bufo americanus).

spring peeper, Pseudacris crucifer

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Calls from spring peepers (Pseudacris crucifer).

Video of calling spring peepers observed in spring 2010.

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Calls from Western Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris triseriata).

Video of calling chorus frogs.
pacific chorus frog, Pseudacris regilla

Pacific Chorus Frog calls.

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Slow series of advertisement calls.

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Rapid series of advertisement calls.

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Encounter call.

These calls were recorded in 2003 at the UC Quail Ridge Reserve.

Video of calling pacific chorus frog.
gray tree frog, Hyla versicolor

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Gray Tree Frogs (Hyla versicolor) recorded and photographed while calling in Livingston Co., Michigan.

Video of calling gray treefrog.
wood frog, rana sylvatica

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A group of calling Wood Frogs (Rana sylvatica). Spring peepers (Pseudacris crucifer) can be heard in the background.

Video of calling wood frogs.
green frog, Rana clamitans

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A calling green frog (Rana clamitans) observed one warm July night. It is often said that their call is similar to a person picking at a banjo.

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