Northern Spring Peeper

Pseudacris crucifer crucifer

Northern Spring Peeper Northern Spring Peeper
Photo by Robert Rold Photography Photo by Eric Williams
Description:  The Spring Peeper ranges in size from 0.5-1.5 inches.  Coloration is brown to gray to slightly greenish.  Mottling on the back includes the shape of an "X".

Habitat:  Woodland habitats that include shallow water such as temporary pools or wetlands.

Behavior:  The voice of the Spring Peeper is a high peeping sound, often repeated.  This is one of the first frogs to sing during springtime in Kentucky.

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