Northern Barred Frog
Sounds & Calls
Northern Barred Frog (Mixophyes schevilli)
Northern Barred Frogs (Mixophyes schevilli) are a large frog endemic to wet tropics of Queensland. They are found on the ground storey of tropical rainforests, often near streams and well-camouflaged in the leaf-litter. The tadpoles of this species are particularly large – up to 12.5cm in length!
This species makes a few different calls, most commonly a very deep, single ‘wonk’ note, although often giving as a faster series of multiple notes. They also make a hoarser, wheezy ‘waark’ note. This species is particularly vocal in the rainy season.
Listen to calls of the Northern Barred Frog
Typical Calls Of The Northern Barred FrogBMN3 This sample captures a variety of typical calls of the Northern Barred Frog. Recorded near Kuranda, Queensland.
Northern Barred Frog (Mixophyes schevilli) camouflaged in in leaf litter, Kuranda National Park, Queensland.
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