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Sounds of
Cliff Chirping Frog - Eleutherodactylus marnockii

(Cope, 1878)

(= Syrrhophus marnockii)
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Cliff Chirping Frog
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The call of the Cliff Chirping Frog is an assortment of short clear chirps and short trills which have been compared to the chirping of a cricket. When females are present, the calls are sharper and clearer. Calls are made throughout most of the year.

 
sound  This is a 3 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in late July at a suburban home in Austin, Travis County, Texas.
sound  This is a 31 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in late July at a suburban home in Austin, Travis County, Texas. Other more distant Cliff Chirping Frogs, insects, and the usual urban drone are heard in the background.
 
sound  This is a 12 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in June on a roadcut in Terrell County, Texas (shown below.) Several other distant Cliff Chirping Frogs and many insects are heard in the background.
sound  This is a 12 second recording of the calls of a Cliff Chirping Frog recorded at night in June on a roadcut in Terrell County, Texas (shown below.) Several other distant Cliff Chirping Frogs and many insects are heard in the background.
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