Saturday, April 12, 2008

Peepers Calling

Breeding male Spring Peepers call during evenings in April to attract mates. This tiny frog makes a loud noise! Peepers are at the peak of their activity right now. Good places to listen for them include Hammond Woods and Nahanton Park. I was at Nahanton Park on Thursday evening, and heard quite a peeper chorus. I caught a male American Toad on his way to the breeding pond. Soon the toads will be calling as well-if they haven't started yet.

1 comment:

Chuck Tanowitz said...

Boston's legendary radio personality Norm Nathan always looked forward to the peepers. He used to record their sounds from near his home and then play them on the air during his overnight show at 'BZ.