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This frog was present at one large water body. Most common in reeds or bushy thickets in swampy
areas, also found with the little green Philautus in the uncultivated part of the estate. Like
that species it hides under leaves when disturbed and darkens overnight from almost
transparent light gray (when calling) to almost black. Calls indicate maximum density of
4-5 in 16m2

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Yellow thighed Philautus sp.

Dominant frequency at 4.28 kHz with a strong spectral sideband at 6.1 kHz. Energy is concentrated between 3.2 and 6.7 kHz. Each chirp has an average length of about 0.5 seconds and consists of about five pulses.

Call of yellow-thighed Philautus sp.

Pulses from call of yellow-thighed Philautus sp.

Power spectrum for yellow-thighed Philautus sp.


Images and text Daniel Bennett and Katie Hampson 2000

Sounds British Library of Wildlife Sounds 1998

 

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