Tink frogs of two Neotropical rainforests

Photo by Bob Thomas, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, May 2005.

Eleutherodactylus leprus is the “tink” frog of Belize rainforests.  Their call is a repetitious “tink, tink, tink.”  They normall call sitting on leaves just above the ground, but are difficult to find.

Photo by Bob Thomas, Asa Wright Nature Centre, Trinidad, November 2004.

The “tink” frog of Trinidad is Eleutherodactylus urichti.  These tiny frogs seem to occupy the same niche as Belize’s Eleutherodactylus leprus.


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