Hyla avivoca avivoca
Description: These frogs can be identified by their gray back with black bordered darker gray patterns. Other distinguishing features are a white patch below the eye, barred upper legs, greenish yellow inner thighs, white underside, and black flecked throat.
Size: This frog reaches 1.75 inches in length.
Distribution/Habitat: This frog inhabits wet areas within the panhandle of Florida.
Call: Males call with a high, bird-like whistle from plants that are 3-6 ft above the water.
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Development of these pages was a cooperative effort. Photos were supplied by Barry Mansell Photos and calls were provided by Paul Moler, state herpetologist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.