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Pickerel Frog

pickerel frog photo How to Identify: 1 3/4 - 3 in. (4.4-7.6 cm); brown or tan; rectangular spots, without light borders, in parallel rows down the back; bright yellow or orange on concealed surfaces of hind legs; light stripe on upper lip; ridges along its back which extend to the groin.

Habitat: Cool, clear waters of springfed lakes and streams.

Breeding: April through mid-June.

Voice: A steady, low-pitched snore with little carrying power; similar to leopard frog (To know for sure if you're hearing a pickeral or leopord frog, you need to see one and decide which frog you're looking at.) To listen to a pickerel frog, click HERE.

Check out these other frogs
American Toad
Spring Peeper Northern Leopard Frog
American Bullfrog
Pickerel Frog
Boreal Chorus Frog
Gray Treefrog
Wood Frog
Mink Frog
Northern Cricket Frog
Cope's Gray Treefrog
Green Frog



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