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Sounds of
Cliff Chirping Frog - Eleutherodactylus marnockii

(Cope, 1878)

(= Syrrhophus marnockii)
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Cliff Chirping Frog
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The call of the Cliff Chirping Frog is an assortment of short clear chirps and short trills which have been compared to the chirping of a cricket. When females are present, the calls are sharper and clearer. Calls are made throughout most of the year.



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This is a 3 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in late July at a suburban home in Austin, Travis County, Texas. This is a 31 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in late July at a suburban home in Austin, Travis County, Texas. Other more distant Cliff Chirping Frogs, insects, and the usual urban drone are heard in the background.
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This is a 12 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in June on a roadcut in Terrell County, Texas seen below. Several other distant Cliff Chirping Frogs and many insects are heard in the background. This is another 12 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in June on a roadcut in Terrell County, Texas (seen to the left in the middle.) Several other distant Cliff Chirping Frogs and many insects are heard in the background.
Cliff Chirping Frog habitat        Cliff Chirping Frog habitat

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