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New scientific names!

Recently taxonomists in their infinite wisdom have changed the the genus names of some frogs and toads. North American representatives of the genus "Rana" are now "Lithobates" and genus "Bufo" are now "Anaxyrus".

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Frogs and Toads of Manitoba and their mating calls

Click the links to download mp3 files of the various frog and toad calls. The files will play in your default audio/video player.

Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans)

Green Frog call (mp3, 220 Kb)

Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

Leopard Frog call (mp3, 241 Kb)

Mink Frog (Lithobates septentrionalis)

Mink Frog call (mp3, 483 Kb)


Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvatica)

Wood Frog call (mp3, 310 Kb)

American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)

American Toad call (mp3, 410 Kb)

Canadian Toad (Anaxyrus hemiophrys)

Canadian Toad call (mp3, 466 Kb)



Great Plains Toad (Anaxyrus cognatus)

Great Plains Toad call (mp3, 295 Kb)

Plains Spadfoot Toad (Spea bombifrons)

Plains Spadefoot Toad call (mp3, 424 Kb)

Boreal Chorus Frog (Pseudacris maculata)

Boreal Chorus Frog call (mp3, 232 Kb)

Gray Treefrog

Copes Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)

Copes' Gray Treefrog call (mp3, 221 Kb)

(Remember, you can only tell our two treefrog species apart by their calls!)

Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor)

Gray Treefrog call (mp3, 383 Kb)

(Remember, you can only our two treefrog species apart by their calls!)

Gray Treefrog

Spring Peeper (Hyla crucifer)

Spring Peeper call (mp3, 265 Kb)

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