The Eastern Sedgefrog, Litoria fallax Mating Eastern Sedgefrogs The Eastern Sedgefrog, Litoria fallax
The Eastern Sedgefrog is a small species. It is green to pale brown and has a white jaw stripe and a dark band between the nostril and eye. The back of the thigh is bright orange.
Found coastally from north Queensland to southern New South Wales.
Found in a wide range of habitats but not rainforest. Generally found on vegetation around water bodies.
Common in suburban gardens and often observed `hunched’ on foliage or vertical plant stems during the day.
Eggs are laid in small clumps on the surface of the water and attached to aquatic vegetation.
A long `wreeek’ followed by two pips.
Most similar to the Northern Dwarf treefrog, Litoria bicolor, from which it is best separated by call.
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