Spring Clickers

It is that time of year when the first frogs will be calling from the vernal ponds and streams here in West Virginia. One of my favorite sounds is that of the Upland Chorus Frog. These beautiful little frogs sing at night looking for mates in hopes of bringing the next generation into the world. Their upward pitched song, a rapid series of clicks, … [Read more...]

Upland Chorus Frog Video Portrait

May 2, 2010 in western Kentucky: Major thunderstorms and gusty winds have raged across western Kentucky for the last three days, effectively delaying my work with birds. The one payoff: a couple of decent "frog nights" where I was able to collect some nice video and sound recordings. On the night of May 1, I visited the Obion Creek Wildlife … [Read more...]