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Re: [Nature Recordists] Possible frog =96 any help with the id?

Subject: Re: [Nature Recordists] Possible frog =96 any help with the id?
From: "Connor Walsh" weisike
Date: Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:45 am ((PST))
Thanks Martyn & Steve!

I will head back when I get the chance =96=A0it's a bit stinky there, it li=
ke there's an industrial
outlet across the stream from it. Herons and stilts don't seem to mind thou=
While it looks like a canal, it's within a few hundred metres of a marina, =
and I have to
assume it's a bit salty.
I've also sent the recording to a professor here who specialises in frogs =
=96 I'll let you all
know if I hear back from him.

If nothing else, its the oddest sound I've got on the hydrophone yet!


--- In  "Steve Pelikan" <> wrot=
> Also consider the fact that very few amphibians tolerate salt. I
> believe there's one species ("crab-eating frog") that survives in
> brackish environments, but not many others.
> So if the setting was saline, it probably isn't a frog.
> Good luck!
> Steve Pelikan
> >
> > >  Connor
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >   i have searched high and low through my archives, Connor, I do have =

> > frog sounds from introduced species in New Zealand that i have
> > recorded but none fit the cap of your recording. It is difficult to =

> > identify an underwater frog sound as not many audio field guides
> > include underwater sounds. I do believe its a frog though. My
> > suggestion is to go to the pond in the day and wait for some kind of =

> > action/movemwnt and try to identify what's around?
> > Sorry i can't help any further...
> >

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