Observations in the Order: Anura

Common Name: Frogs

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capenisbufo

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Olifants rivier
Observed: 24th October 2009
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
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sand frog

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Olifants rivier
Observed: 24th October 2009
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Clicking Stream frog

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Alexandria
Observed: 29th June 2008
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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caco

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Langebos huts
Observed: 28th June 2008
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Rain frog

Rain frog
By: Eric Harley
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Succulent Society of South Africa
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Location: 3 Elizabeth Close, Tokai, Cape, 7945
Observed: 3rd January 2015
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

In my garden in Tokai sand

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dwarf toad

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Beaverlac
Observed: 27th April 2006
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

high densities

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toad

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Natures valley
Observed: 12th January 2006
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Clicking Stream frog

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: 23, Dreyersdal Rd
Observed: 18th January 2007
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
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breviceps

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: 23, Dreyersdal Rd
Observed: 10th March 2005
Added: 29th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Reddish River Frog

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 24th May 2015
Added: 26th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Small, blotchy red colour seems common in frogs this size at this locality.

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Very small Capey

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 24th May 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Painted Reed Frog

Painted Reed Frog
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 25th November 2012
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Raucous Toad

Raucous Toad
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 22nd March 2009
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Common Platanna Toad

Common Platanna
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 27th January 2009
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

Discovered this one in our little stream, that runs through the property.

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Cape River Frog

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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 23rd December 2010
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Discovered this beauty in our garden just before Christmas Eve. It really looked like one of the frogs out of my childhood fairytale, asking "If you kiss me, I am turning into a prince".

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River frog

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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clicker

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond mnts
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 18th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Breeding on sides of puddles, lots of eggs and tadpoles already swimming in water.

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Clicking Stream frogs

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By: AlexanderR
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Location: Fishery lower, Jonkershoek
Observed: 14th May 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

In open garden area, artificial pond.
Males call to attract females where they lay their eggs in dried pools so the eggs become submerged after raina dn can develop.

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River frogs

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Fishery lower, Jonkershoek
Observed: 14th May 2015
Added: 15th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Juvenile Leopard Toad??

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By: GraemeMH
Location: Stanford, Western Cape
Observed: 26th December 2013
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Juvenile Leopard Toad found found in garden after irrigation system had been running. 2013 was the first year we heard and saw Leopard Toads in the pond in the garden. No direct measurement guides are in pictures, except small water droplets and millipede. Time of observation was approximately 21:20.

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Leopard Toad

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By: GraemeMH
Location: Stanford, Western Cape
Observed: 14th May 2015
Added: 14th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Toad was found outside my backdoor under a drain pipe. Found at approximately 20:50 on 14 May 2015.

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Cape River Frog ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Short circular trail, Grootvadersbosch
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 10th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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One less for Hogmanay

One less for Hogmanay
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Groot Winterhoek trail Driebosfontein to Paardevlei
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

more pics two interactions and story to come …

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Hogmanay Chorus

Hogmanay Chorus
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Groot Winterhoek trail Driebosfontein to Paardevlei
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Protea loving frogs

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By: vanrensk
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
Location: Almond Drive, Somerset West
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 6th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:5
Description:

During Oct-Feb I found these fellas sitting every evening in the Protea bushes around my dam calling to each other. They were also fond of sitting in the Wild Olive tree. I'm presuming these are all the same type as in my previous observations - Painted reed frogs?

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I can sing too..

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By: vanrensk
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
Location: Almond Drive, Somerset West
Observed: 24th October 2014
Added: 6th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Not sure if this is the same species as previous observation?

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Painted Reed Frogs?

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By: vanrensk
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
Location: Almond Drive, Somerset West
Observed: 22nd October 2014
Added: 6th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

These particular photos were taken over a period of 3 nights. However, they made a nightly appearance throughout the months of Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb in my garden pond. As soon as it got dark, it would sound like little birds in the garden.

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WLT in SW

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By: vanrensk
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
Location: Almond Drive, Somerset West
Observed: 9th February 2015
Added: 6th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Frog

Frog
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Groot Winterhoek trail Driebosfontein to Paardevlei
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 6th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Mottled Shovel-nosed Frog

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Medike
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 5th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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