Frogs of south-west NSW

A glovebox guide to their identification, ecology and conservation

This guide aims to assist in the identification of frog species commonly found on the highlands, tablelands, slopes, and plains of south-west New South Wales, contributing to a broader appreciation and knowledge of these interesting and important animals.

1 May 2024
Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Publication, Guide
  • ISBN 978-1-923200-90-6
  • ID E20240090
  • File PDF 7.8MB
  • Pages 92
  • Name frogs-of-south-west-nsw-240090.pdf

This guide is a starting point to understanding local frog fauna, and its ecology and conservation needs.

Listening to frog calls is a common method of identifying them. Frogs are often heard, but not seen. The hard copy of this guide includes a CD recording of calls for all species.

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