Northern Gray Treefrog

Northern Gray Treefrog sound

Description: Northern Gray Treefrogs are mottled gray and about 2 inches long. They have large pads on their toes, used for climbing up trees.

Where to look: During the day, these frogs are in the treetops, but at night they descend to the lower branches and trunk of the tree. Search trees that hang over or are near ponds and wet areas.

Sound: A musical trill lasting 1-2 seconds.

Similar Species: Cope’s Gray Treefrogs are identical in appearance, but have a faster trill.

Note:This species calls throughout the late spring and summer. This species often begins calling later in the year than the Spring Peeper, but continues well into the summer, long after the peepers have become quiet.

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