Frogs seen in North Queensland, Australia. Proofsheet

A Photo Gallery By Paul Ross

View images of various species of frogs found in North Queensland, Australia. From the very large Giant Waterholding Frog at 100mm to the tiny Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog measuring 25mm, their markings and amazing colors are unique. See them in action in their wild environment and also some difficult situations. I also have Lightboxes of individual frog species for you to view.

Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Giant Water holding Frog - Cyclorana novaehollandiae.
Giant Water holding Frog - Cyclorana novaehollandiae.
Roth's Tree Frog - Litoria rothii.
Roth's Tree Frog - Litoria rothii.
Ornate Burrowing Frog - Limnodynastes ornatus.
Ornate Burrowing Frog - Limnodynastes ornatus.
Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog - Litoria fallax - on Pandanus.
Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog - Litoria fallax - on Pandanus.
Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog - Litoria fallax - on a red leaf.
Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog - Litoria fallax - on a red leaf.
Striped Burrowing Frog - Litoria alboguttata
Striped Burrowing Frog - Litoria alboguttata
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Superb collared Frog - Cyclorana brevipes - amongst leaf
Superb collared Frog - Cyclorana brevipes - amongst leaf
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea
Giant Water holding Frog - Cyclorana novaehollandiae.
Giant Water holding Frog - Cyclorana novaehollandiae.


Frogs seen in North Queensland, Australia. Details

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Caption List:

Photo 1. Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea sitting on the end of a pole at night, waiting patiently for insects to fly by.

Photo 2. Giant Water holding Frog - Cyclorana novaehollandiae - a large frog measuring up to 100mm which is usually found immediately after heavy summer rains.

Photo 3. Roth's Tree Frog - Litoria rothii - has a chuckling or cackling call with males calling through the summer months and particularly after rain. Size - up to 50mm.

Photo 4. Ornate Burrowing Frog - Limnodynastes ornatus. Found in a wide range of habitats from coastal rain and wet sclerophyll forest to dry woodlands of the interior. Usually found active after rain or on warm humid nights. Size - 45mm.

Photo 5. Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog - Litoria fallax - on Pandanus. Inhabits vegetation especially reeds and floating plants in and beside small creeks, dams, lagoons and often swamps. Size - 25mm.

Photo 6. Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog - Litoria fallax - on a burnt leaf. Can be seen around vegetation especially reeds and floating plants, in and beside small creeks, dams, lagoons and often swamps. Size - 25mm.

Photo 7. Striped Burrowing Frog - Litoria alboguttata - a slender burrowing frog up to 65mm. Usually seen around temporary pools and water filled claypans, it lives in woodland and cleared areas.

Photo 8. Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea. A large insect had bitten and attached itself to the lower lip of this frog, before it died. Eventually the frog freed itself. Notice the frogs' foot on the stinger of the insect!

Photo 9. Superb collared Frog - Cyclorana brevipes - amongst leaf litter. Inhabits dry savannah woodland and is usually seen after summer rain. Size - up to 45mm.

Photo 10. Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea - balancing on a wire fence at night.

Photo 11. Green Tree Frog - Litoria caerulea - in a garden at night searching for insects.

Photo 12. Giant Water holding Frog - Cyclorana novaehollandiae. A large frog up to 100mm, usually found immediately after heavy summer rains.