Kōrero: Frogs

Southern bell frog

The southern bell frog is mainly green, with bronze markings and a warty back, and is native to south-eastern Australia and Tasmania. The most aquatic of the three introduced species, it has webbing on its hind toes. It catches insects near water by flicking out its long, sticky tongue.

This call can be heard in summer in damp areas anywhere in New Zealand.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10051863

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paddy Ryan, 'Frogs - Introduced frogs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/natural-sounds/9997/southern-bell-frog (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007