Wood Frog

Rana sylvatica

Wood Frog Wood Frog
Photo by Eric Williams Photo by Eric Williams
Description:  The Wood Frog ranges in size from 1.5-3.0 inches.  Coloration is usually light brown to tan.  A dark brown to black spot is found extending back from the eye.

Habitat:  Found in woodland areas with some temporary pools available for breeding.

Behavior:  The voice of the Wood Frog is a chuckling or quacking sound resembling a mallard duck.  This is usually the first frog to breed in Kentucky, often being found beneath the ice in temporary woodland pools.

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