Amphibian Vocalization (frog Call) Quiz

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Amphibian Vocalization (frog Call) Quiz

Frog Calls of the Southeastern United States. Includes waveform and audio recording with choice of four species per question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Deep-pitched "rumm, rumm, rumm" or "ru-uu-umm, ru-u-uumm." 
    • A. 

      Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii)

    • B. 

      Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum)

    • C. 

      American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)

    • D. 

      Fowler's Toad (Bufo fowleri)

  • 2. 
    High musical trill lasting up to 30 seconds (averageof 10-15 seconds).
    • A. 

      Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum)

    • B. 

      American Toad (Bufo americanus)

    • C. 

      Mountain Chorus Frog (Pseudacris brachyphona)

    • D. 

      Fowler's Toad (Bufo fowleri)

  • 3. 
    A hearty, resonating trill. Faster trill than the Gray Treefrog. 
    • A. 

      American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)

    • B. 

      Northern Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans)

    • C. 

      Cope's Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)

    • D. 

      Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii)

  • 4. 
    A hearty, resonating trill. Slower trill than Cope's Gray Treefrog.  
    • A. 

      Pickerel Frog (Rana palustris)

    • B. 

      Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor)

    • C. 

      Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)

    • D. 

      Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)

  • 5. 
    A sound like the twang of a oose banjo string -"gunk". 
    • A. 

      American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)

    • B. 

      Northern Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans)

    • C. 

      Green Frog (Rana clamitans)

    • D. 

      American Toad (Bufo americanus)

  • 6. 
    Short harsh quacks. 
    • A. 

      Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)

    • B. 

      Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum)

    • C. 

      Cope's Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)

    • D. 

      Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis)

  • 7. 
    High-pitched ascending bird-like peeps - "PEEPpeep, PEEP-peep."
    • A. 

      Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum)

    • B. 

      Cope's Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)

    • C. 

      Mountain Chorus Frog (Pseudacris brachyphona)

    • D. 

      Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)