2012- year of my frogs

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2012- year of my frogs

Post by kyle loucks » November 22nd, 2012, 10:28 am

Posting a few of the 27 species I was fortunate to record this year.

Wood Frogs - One of the first to be found as they migrate to vernal pools in late winter.
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Northern Springpeepers -by the hundreds in late winter and spring. Can be found year round when conditions are damp enough.
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Often taken for granted, Fowler's Toads can be quite attractive.
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American Toad, with an affliction.
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Pinewoods Treefrog - My goal of capturing them calling on video was successful during a trip to south Flordida.
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Pig Frog - oinkin… they really do sound like pigs.
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My only squirrel treefrog photo this year.
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Even though they aren't supposed to be here, Cuban Treefrogs can be really cool.
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cleaning up
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Florida Leopard Frog
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New Jersey Chorus Frog
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Northern Cricket Frog with a hitchhiker.
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I find many Green Treefrogs. This individual was special because for me, it was the futhest north I have ever
encountered one, and not too far from the northern most population in the US.
Delaware Hyla cinereus
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Most of what I find is found while road cruising. I didn't want to post a bunch of frogs on macadam….except for a few...

Eastern Spadefoot
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I found both kinds of gray treefrogs… country and western. (lets see who gets the reference)
Basically identical - This example is Hyla versicolor from March.
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I leave you with a trio of Northern Green frogs.
ok….three is a crowd, or something.
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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Daniel D Dye » November 22nd, 2012, 10:44 am

Frogs, frogs and more frogs!

I wonder what genus ants those are? They appear to be polymorphic much like our invasive Red Imported Fire Ant.

Daniel

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by kyle loucks » November 22nd, 2012, 11:23 am

Daniel D Dye wrote:Frogs, frogs and more frogs!

I wonder what genus ants those are? They appear to be polymorphic much like our invasive Red Imported Fire Ant.

Daniel
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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Tamara D. McConnell » November 22nd, 2012, 11:26 am

I love your frog post, Kyle.
I like Cuban treefrogs, as well. Probably because the only time I see them is when I am on vacation, so they are always associated with good times.
That NJ chorus frog is beautiful. I also like the spadefoot. Thanks for an enjoyable post.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Daniel D Dye » November 22nd, 2012, 11:51 am

kyle loucks wrote:
Daniel D Dye wrote:Frogs, frogs and more frogs!

I wonder what genus ants those are? They appear to be polymorphic much like our invasive Red Imported Fire Ant.

Daniel
Palm Beach County....
That explains it! Should've known it was a Florida photo.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by dickbartlett » November 22nd, 2012, 3:05 pm

That evittate cinerea is very nice, Kyle, We have a population or 2 of them down here as well.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Carl Brune » November 22nd, 2012, 9:55 pm

Nice post. I like that spadefoot shot.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Rags » November 23rd, 2012, 1:09 am

Enjoyed your frog post Kyle. Great to see an amphibian extravaganza.

How can we access your calling Pinewoods Treefrog video?

Thanks.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Rags » November 23rd, 2012, 10:05 am

Thanks for posting the video. That frog was really going for it - Cheers.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Matt S. » November 24th, 2012, 5:32 am

Great post and Blues Brothers reference. I never see enough Hyla.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by Josh Holbrook » November 24th, 2012, 6:28 am

Bravo! Thanks for posting Kyle. That was a cool spadefoot shot.

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by kyle loucks » November 24th, 2012, 6:42 am

Matt S. wrote:Great post and Blues Brothers reference. I never see enough Hyla.

Matt wins!

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Re: 2012- year of my frogs

Post by brick911 » December 5th, 2012, 12:42 pm

Some great shots in there Kyle!

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