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Painted Reed Frog

Hyperolius marmoratus taeniatus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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.


8 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 3 months ago

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

pamsai
pamsai 3 months ago

Thanks Tukup and EmilieChich for the ID

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 months ago

Wonderful spotting, Pam. Frogs never cease to amaze.

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 3 months ago

Amazing capture mam...👍

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 months ago

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

Tukup
Tukup 3 months ago

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

Tukup
Tukup 3 months ago

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

EmilieChich
EmilieChich 3 months ago

Hyperolius marmoratus taeniatus.

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Lubombo, Swaziland

Lat: -26.18, Long: 31.98

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

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