Frog mating #624437 - Ask Extension


Frog mating #624437

Asked April 15, 2020, 6:38 PM EDT

I live in independence, OR. I was wondering when frogs around here will start mating this year. I don't know specific type, but I am meaning in general.

Polk County Oregon

Expert Response

Depending on location, frogs move into aquatic breeding sites from January to July. Male frogs move first and vocalize in early spring through early summer to attract females. Pacific chorus frogs, Pseudacris regilla are usually the first to breed and the non-native bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus are often the last.
Michael O'Loughlin Replied April 20, 2020, 10:24 AM EDT

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