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Mountain Coqui

Eleutherodactylus portorricensis


The sound they make (Co-Qui) serves two purposes. 'CO' serves to repel males and establish territory while the 'QUI' serves to attract females.


Hi up in the mountains of Toro Negro Forest we found several of them hiding under big leafs and under rocks. Very humid area.


I marked a website that can listen to the different coqui's songs :) enjoy

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Brian Muñiz
Brian Muñiz 9 years ago

Esto no es E. portoricensis, es E. coqui, el ojo de E. portoricensis es blanco, este es gris y en Toro Negro no se encuentra, solamente en el Yunque y las montañas de Camuy

karelisantiago 9 years ago

Aww!! Que lindo!!

emanuelgoyco 10 years ago

In reference ,proyecto coqui, u can lisent to their different coqui tones

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Nice series and interesting information about their call.

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Ponce, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Spotted on Feb 3, 2013
Submitted on Feb 3, 2013

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