Frog Links

Information about Frogs, Frog Educational Links and Resources can be found on this page. The Mt Warning Caldera Region of NE NSW and SE QLD is home to many different species of FROGS. Frogs and their Habitats in the Mt Warning Caldera Region can be understood more by reading “Declines and Disappearances of Australian Frogs” (ISBN 0 642 54656 8) edited by Alastair Campbell, Environment Australia 1999.

Australian Frog Links

  • Fleay’s barred-frog (Mixophyes fleayi)
  • Giant barred-frog (Mixophyes iteratus)
  • Southern gastric-brooding frog (Rheobatrachus silius)
  • Southern dayfrog (Taudactylus diumus)
  • Kroombit tinkerfrog (Taudactylus pleione)
  • Cascade treefrog (Litoria pearsoniana)
  • New England treefrog (Litoria subglandulosa)

These FROGS have been given listed either nationally (under the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) or by the Qld Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 1994. The listings range from vulnerable, endangered to very near extinction, in either SE Queensland or NE NSW or both Australian States. READ the National Recovery Plan and learn how you can help! The Queensland Environmental Protection Agency Publications or the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage & the Arts Threatened Species Publications has the National Recovery Plan for download.

Currently (May 2008), if you look at the Australian National Threatened Species Listings for FROGS, there are 4 extinct frogs, 2 critically endangered, 14 endangered, and 12 vulnerable Frogs listed. The following Frog links will help you take action locally and regionally.

 

Some examples of endangered FROGS in Australia, their status and Conservation Strategies

Global Frog Links

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