Found on old birdcage on back porch.
Calling from a flooded roadside ditch with Gastrophryne olivacea.
This may be approaching the eastern limits of the species range in this part of Texas?
Although the recording is labeled Hurter's Spadefoot, there are a large chorus of Hyla chrysoscelis in this recording as well.
These Hyla chrysoscelis were calling along with a large group of Scaphiopus hurterii, Ollotis nebulifer and some Acris blanchardii in a flooded post oak savannah area in Wilson County after a heavy rainfall the previous day.
Active at 77F, 58% RH.
Cope's gray tree frog (Hyla chrysoscelis) is a species of tree frog found in the United States. It is almost indistinguishable from the gray tree frog, Hyla versicolor, and shares much of its geographic range. Both species are variable in color, mottled gray to gray-green, resembling the bark of trees. These are tree frogs of woodland habitats, though they will sometimes travel into more open areas to reach a breeding pond. The only readily noticeable difference...