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Painted Reed Frog

Hyperolius marmoratus taeniatus


small frog singing it's heart out just after dusk in a boggy area in Mlawula Nature Reserve, Swaziland. Possibly a Painted Reed Frog, Hyperolius marmoratus


Boggy area in Mlawula Nature Reserve. The reserve lies within the transitional zone between two biogeographic regions, the dry thorn savannas of the west, and the moister coastal thickets of the east.


pamsai a year ago

Thanks Armadeus.4 and Roy Arun for your comments...

pamsai a year ago

Thanks Tukup and EmilieChich for the ID

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Wonderful spotting, Pam. Frogs never cease to amaze.

Roy Arun
Roy Arun a year ago

Amazing capture mam...👍

armadeus.4 a year ago

Wow, that must have been so cool listening to it! Great spotting Pamsai. Thank you for sharing :)

Tukup a year ago

I didn't see Emilie had already ID'd this. I agree.

Tukup a year ago

Great shot Pamsai. Singing his little heart out :-) Thanks for sharing.

EmilieChich a year ago

Hyperolius marmoratus taeniatus.

Spotted by

Lubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Mar 24, 2014
Submitted on Apr 5, 2019

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