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Common Name: Pickerel Frog
Species: Rana palustris
Record#: 4719
View full size photo of Pickerel Frog in Kejimkujik National Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia , CanadaSite Description: Grassy edge of Mersey River.
Comment : The irregular rectangular brown spots in rows are the main difference from Leopard Frogs, which have black oval spots.


 
Species: Pseudacris crucifer
Record#: 4595
View full size photo of Northern Spring Peeper in Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Bog Trail
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Common Name: Frog
Record#: 4516
Location: Attica, NY, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-04-12 #Seen: 1
User#: GFouquet
Site Description:
Comment : Cascade Falls


 
Common Name: Frog
Record#: 4508
Date Sighted: 2016-04-09 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 4295
Date Sighted: 2015-10-05 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, USASite Description: Small pond
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 4244
Date Sighted: 2015-08-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Wood Frog
Species: Rana sylvatica
Record#: 4228
Date Sighted: 2015-08-01 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Wood Frog in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Well camoflauged


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 4213
Date Sighted: 2015-07-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Fairview, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 4197
View full size photo of Green Frog in Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Bog Trail
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 4169
Date Sighted: 2015-05-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 3753
Date Sighted: 2014-06-30 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Tadpole
Record#: 3260
Date Sighted: 2013-10-28 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Wooded area near Sandy Lake
Comment : Head was about 3cm long. Probably green frogs, saw them in the same place earlier in the season.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 3209
Date Sighted: 2013-08-31 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 3178
Date Sighted: 2013-08-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Sandy Lake
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Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 3196
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick, CanadaSite Description: Riverside wooded trail
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Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 2776
Date Sighted: 2013-06-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour heritage trail, meadow.
Comment : Has parotoid glands just behind the eyes (large bumps). This was a small frog, about 7cm long


 
Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 2754
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Rocky trail surrounded by bog and grasses. Harbour Rocks Trail
Comment : Was about 8cm long in photo.


 
Common Name: Bullfrog
Species: Rana catesbeiana
Record#: 2775
Date Sighted: 2013-06-02 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Bullfrog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : With Bullfrogs the ridge curves down right behind the eardrum, Green frogs it goes down the back.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 2774
Date Sighted: 2013-06-02 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Green frog has ridge that extends down back, unlike bull frog where the ridge does behind the ear.


 
Species: Pseudacris crucifer
Record#: 2176
Date Sighted: 2013-05-12 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
Comment : Mating call very loud last night during the rain


 
Species: Pseudacris crucifer
Record#: 2089
Date Sighted: 2013-04-18 #Seen: 10
Site Description: Small shallow pond.
Comment : Heard them during an evening walk, oddly enough another pond 50m away which is deeper didn't have any calling.


 
Common Name: Wood Frog
Species: Rana sylvatica
Record#: 2081
Date Sighted: 2013-04-15 #Seen: 10
View full size photo of Wood Frog in Waverly, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond.
Comment : Verly loud mating calls. These frogs are among the first to appear in the spring, there were already large clusters of frog eggs here


 
Common Name: Wood Frog
Species: Rana sylvatica
Record#: 2084
Date Sighted: 2013-04-15 #Seen: 4
View full size photo of Wood Frog in Waverly, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Wood frog eggs, many mating calls going on around this pond. Egg sac looked as big as my fist.


 
Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 1549
Date Sighted: 2012-09-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Rails to Trails between Bike and Bean and Lewis Lake Provincial Park
Comment : Blurry photo as it was moving but distinct parotoid glands visible near head (secret bufotoxin, a neurotoxin). small frog, about 4-5cm body length.


 
Common Name: Bullfrog
Species: Rana catesbeiana
Record#: 1474
View full size photo of Bullfrog in Fundy National Park, New Brunswick, CanadaSite Description: Caribou Plain Trail, woods and marshland.
Comment : Ridge curves behind eardrum, likely bullfrog not green frog. Probably a young batch, their body lengths were only about 5cm.Doesnt appear to be webbing on hind claws too.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 1472
Date Sighted: 2012-08-30 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond next to Bedford South school filled with them, many small green frogs
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Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 1481
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Lewis Lake Provincial Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along a trail, probably run over earier in the day by a bike
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 1503
Date Sighted: 2012-08-14 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 1348
Date Sighted: 2012-06-14 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Fairview, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond.
Comment : Ridge above the eye that extends part way down the back is a good distingusihing trait for identification. Body about 8cm long.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 1349
Date Sighted: 2012-06-14 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Fairview, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond.
Comment : This one is likely a male, Males have a tympanum twice the diameter of the eye 9female same size as eye) and a bright yellow throat.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 1350
Date Sighted: 2012-06-14 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Fairview, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond.
Comment : About 8cm long, many adult green frogs around.


 
Common Name: Frog
Record#: 1339
Date Sighted: 2012-05-15 #Seen: 20
User#: NeoGines
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 1315
View full size photo of Green Frog in Cape Breton Highland National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Bog Trail, Cape Breton National Highlands park
Comment : Body about 8cm long


 
Common Name: Frog
Record#: 1300
Date Sighted: 2012-04-26 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Frog in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small wooded area, very small ponds.
Comment : Large tadpole, abount 9cm long, head about 3cm wide


 
Common Name: Frog
Record#: 1301
Date Sighted: 2012-04-26 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Frog in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small wooded area, very small ponds.
Comment : There are large tadpoles nearby. Maybe wood frog's?


 
Common Name: Frog
Record#: 1273
Date Sighted: 2012-04-14 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Frog in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small lake and marshy area, Jack Lake
Comment : Not sure what type of frog's eggs they are, green and wood frogs common around here though. Just beneath the surface, eggs about 1cm, egg mass about 10cm long


 
Species: Pseudacris crucifer
Record#: 1346
Date Sighted: 2012-04-04 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
Comment : Heard them, very loud at night, very small pond.


 
Common Name: Bullfrog
Species: Rana catesbeiana
Record#: 1151
Location: Watsonville, California, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-03-04 #Seen: 1
Site Description: Slough with lots of vegetation in the water and around the perimeter.
Comment : Head was out of water much to the delight of children who spotted it first.


 
Common Name: Pickerel Frog
Species: Rana palustris
Record#: 729
Date Sighted: 2011-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Pickerel Frog in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Papermill Lake.
Comment : Hard to tell the difference with Leopard frog (green), seeing as it's brown and is spotted I think it's a pickeral frog.


 
Common Name: Wood Frog
Species: Rana sylvatica
Record#: 693
Date Sighted: 2011-08-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Wood Frog in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Spotted along Cole Harbour Heritage Trail, wooded area not far from coastline.
Comment : About 5cm long. Also known as the robber frog as it has a black mask.


 
Common Name: Western Toad
Species: Bufo Boreas
Record#: 2033
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Comment : Hiking on trail near lower and upper kintla lake, in glacier national park, montana, came across a toad in the grass and brush.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 666
Date Sighted: 2011-07-30 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond next to Bedford South school.
Comment : Green frogs have ridge that extends down from the eye onto back. One frog in picture is more blue then green (teal?), rarely happens when yellow pigment absent.


 
Common Name: Wood Frog
Species: Rana sylvatica
Record#: 607
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Wood Frog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Spotted on trail along Blue Mountain Wilderness Area. Large wooded area with ponds nearby.
Comment : The toes on the front legs are unwebbed. Brown and grey color, about 5 cm long.


 
Common Name: Bullfrog
Species: Rana catesbeiana
Record#: 608
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Bullfrog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond along Blue Mountain Wilderness Area
Comment : Does not appear to have a ridge behind its eye going down its back so I think its a bullfrog rather than agreen frog.


 
Species: Dendrobates auratus
Record#: 571
View full size photo of Green and Black Poison Dart Frog in Montecristo River Lodge, Rio San Juan, NicaraguaSite Description:
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Common Name: Ranita grillo
Species: Dendropsophus robertmertensi
Record#: 565
View full size photo of Ranita grillo in Montecristo River Lodge, Rio San Juan, NicaraguaSite Description:
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Common Name: Pickerel Frog
Species: Rana palustris
Record#: 531
View full size photo of Pickerel Frog in Head of St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Wooded area, 200 metres from lake.
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 532
View full size photo of Green Frog in Head of St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond in boggy area.
Comment : I think this frog was more blue, or teal, which I think rarely happens with frogs. It was croaking too. Was about 15cm long and has small ridge along back which distinguishes it from bullfrog


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 533
View full size photo of Green Frog in Head of St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond in boggy area.
Comment : About 10-15cm long. Look like small bullfrogs, green frogs have a small ridge that extends down from eye along back.


 
Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 515
Date Sighted: 2011-06-07 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Trail along Sackville River.
Comment : Was out in the open on a rocky trail, maybe warming up. Jumped into the cover of the lush vegetation when I got within 1m.


 
Common Name: Frog
Record#: 1307
Date Sighted: 2010-09-21 #Seen: 1
Site Description: lake attached to Amazon River
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Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 354
Date Sighted: 2010-09-07 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Wooded trail, called Minister's Trail, near Cox's Lake. many ponds, lakes and flooded sections created good home for numerous frogs
Comment : Hard to tell the difference between a bull frog and green frog, this one was smaller about 7cm long and bullfrogs are uncommon this time of year.


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 307
Date Sighted: 2010-07-29 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Very mall pond next to Bedford south school in residential area. Lots of wildlife in small pond.
Comment : Fairly big, about 8cmlong body. White underneath, top had green upper body, lower body brownish


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 396
Date Sighted: 2010-06-29 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond next to Bedford South school
Comment : Fairly big, about 8-10 cm long body. Yellow and white underside, I think distinguishes between male and female.


 
Common Name: Wood Frog
Species: Rana sylvatica
Record#: 236
View full size photo of Wood Frog in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Dry path in forest along Peter Point Trail, streams nearby
Comment : Tan colored, about 6cm long. Might have a dark brown mask in photo, indicative of wood frog


 
Common Name: Bullfrog
Species: Rana catesbeiana
Record#: 237
View full size photo of Bullfrog in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Pond boggy area on Snake Lake Loop trail
Comment : Smooth back, no ridge along it like a green frog ridge by ear. About 8cm body length


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 232
Date Sighted: 2010-05-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Old Annapolis Road Trail, Bowater. Forest, lakes near 103 highway
Comment : Abount 8cm long, hard to tell the difference between a bullfrog, i think the ridge on its back makes it a green frog


 
Species: Pseudacris crucifer
Record#: 233
Date Sighted: 2010-05-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Northern Spring Peeper in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: bog next to lake at Old Annapolis Road Trail, Bowater
Comment : Very small, only 2 cm long, I figure only Spring peepers are that small.


 
Common Name: Pickerel Frog
Species: Rana palustris
Record#: 227
View full size photo of Pickerel Frog in Head of St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Resting on sphagnum near lake and woods. Old Annapolis Road Trail, Island Lake loop
Comment : About 10cm long, seemed more brown than green, stripes and spots pretty distinctive


 
Common Name: Bullfrog
Species: Rana catesbeiana
Record#: 219
Date Sighted: 2010-04-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Bullfrog in Sackville, New Brunswick, CanadaSite Description: Sackville Waterfowl Park marshlands. Lots of minnows for this frog to eat, surrounded by them.
Comment : Huge frog, big as my hand. Lacking ridge on back of smaller but similar green frog


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 190
Date Sighted: 2010-04-05 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Frog in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Old Annapolis Road Hiking Trail, along Bowater's dirt road, lots of woods, bogs and streams in this area
Comment : was just sunning in the middle of a dirt road, did not move when I approached for the photo. Was about 8cm long


 
Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 137
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Cape Breton Highlands Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: forest
Comment : Was 2cm long. Not entirely sure of the name of this toad or frog


 
Species: Bufo americanus
Record#: 138
View full size photo of Eastern American Toad in Cape Breton Highlands Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: trails in woods
Comment : about 10cm long


 
Common Name: Green Frog
Species: Rana clamitans
Record#: 2547
Date Sighted: 2003-08-23 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Green Frog in Wheatley, Ontario, CanadaSite Description: Goron Woods – Wet Hickory/Oak forest and adjacent sandy meadow.
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