Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Travel Tuesdays: Travelin' Frogs

You don't get sick  of me posting photos and videos of migrating wood frogs, do you? They're cool, right? Well, I hope you think so because the day wood frogs migrate each spring really is one of my favorite days of the year.

In case you're new to my blog, here are some posts from previous years that will bring you up to speed:

The Big Day
Big Day for Wood Frogs?

And now, some photos from this year:

Photos taken 13 March 2013

And a video of several frogs making their way from the woods to the water:

And finally, I know this is a terrible photo, but I also saw a spotted salamander! (I had my zoom lens on and was shooting into the water while balancing on a log overhanging the water- it was the best I could do!)

The weather turned cold the next day, so we haven't been back to check on the frogs. And now, we have more snow predicted for tonight. I'm hoping the weather will warm up again by this weekend.

Have you seen wood frogs in your area? Have you heard peepers? These are typical frogs seen/heard around here at this time of year. How about where you live?

Recently, I was asked why my blog is called Polliwog on Safari. When I first started blogging, I was asked that often, so it's described on my FAQ's page.

Related Post:
Big Night for Salamanders


  1. Loved listening to those frogs in the video.

  2. I never tire of wood frogs! We have a pool full of them across the street. Do you know the poem "The Wood Frog" by Douglas Florian? It's in his collection LIZARDS, FROGS, AND POLLIWOGS. Worth looking up!--Marianne

    1. Hi Marianne,
      Have you wood frogs emerged yet? We saw them on this day but then it got cold again.

      I did read that book a while ago. Thanks for reminding me about it. I need to go get it again.