www.mampam.comFrogs of Coorg from mampam.com: bronze Philautus sp.


Found close to Lake one but not observed in vegetation over-hanging the water, also found in other parts of the estate. Tends to call from thickets, twiggy bushes or coffee plants. Heardcalling within 2m of each other. Call sounds like a zip. Calls spaced closer together than green tree frogs. Calls from between 50-200cm above the ground. No females seen. No measurements of density or biomass.

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bronze philautus


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The call of this frog has a dominant/fundamental frequency of 2.90kHz, with strong
spectral sidebands at 5.21, 5.56, 6.49, 11.12, 13.02, 16.52, 17.62 and 18.19kHz. Most
of the energy lies between 2.0 and 3.25kHz. Calls have a duration of about 0.11
seconds and are composed of about 11 pulses, with an average length of 0.006
seconds.

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Call of Bronze Philautus

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Pulses from call of bronze Philautus


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Power spectrum of call of bronze Philautus

Images and text Daniel Bennett and Katie Hampson 2000

Sounds British Library of Wildlife Sounds 1998

 

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