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Northern cricket frog

Acris crepitans
  • Small 2.5cm frog
  • Dark triangular shaped mark between the eyes
  • Red to brown with brown or black blotches
  • Horizontal stripes in the hind legs
  • Only found on Pelee Island, Lake Erie
  • It likes warm, sandy areas along the shores of ponds, marshes, flooded field ditches and small streams.

The call of the male Blanchard's Cricket Frog is described as a rapid clicking. Sightings in Ontario are extremely rare.

Blanchard's cricket frog

Description of call: Like clicking or tapping two stones together.

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