No Photo. I heard at least 10 young bullfrogs give their alarm call "eeep" when they jumped into water. Scattered along weedy shallow shoreline.
First started hearing the Streckers Chorus Frogs on December 16, 2014. They subsided in vocalizing in early February.
Heard calling at SWAMP wetland overlook near fitness trail #9. Many individuals calling, early evening of first warm day, ~70 F.
Found this guy under a log at Bouverie.
Amphibians are ectothermic, tetrapod vertebrates of the class Amphibia (Greek ἀμφí, amphi, "both" + βíος, bios, "life"). They inhabit a wide variety of habitats with most species living within terrestrial, fossorial, arboreal or freshwater aquatic ecosystems. Amphibians typically start out as larva living in water, but some species have developed behavioural adaptations to bypass this. The young generally undergo metamorphosis from larva with gills to an adult air-breathing form with lungs. Amphibians use their skin as...