Bjornson Education-Recreation Center, Knapp, WI
Dorothy Lake State Natural Area
SNA #630, Chippewa Co., WI
Dozens of these were calling and mating in vernal pools.
Lithobates sylvaticus (Anura: Ranidae).
Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine trail, Prince William Forest Park, Prince William County, VA 24 February 2013
This frog is far from breeding habitat, but I just learned online that they do travel long distances over land.
Burke, Fairfax County, VA
28 May 2013
Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvaticus, syn. Rana sylvatica), one of the American water frogs genus, Family Ranidae (True Frogs), Oder Anura; photo ref.: Frog,Wood_ANP_©DaveSpier_D046589e+DS
Spring Bioblitz 2013
The wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) has a broad distribution over North America, extending from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. The wood frog has garnered attention by biologists over the last century because of its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism (for a Ranid), interesting habitat associations (peat bogs, vernal pools, uplands), and relatively long-range movements. The ecology and conservation of the wood frog...