Rana temporaria

Common name: the Common Frog

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Size: up to 90 mm

Description: upperside coloration grey, light-olive, brown, yellowish or rufous with triangle-shaped dark ear spots, flanks, limbs and backs are covered with dark dots; underside white or yellow

Habitat: a wide variety of damp habitats near ponds or marshes

Activity: diurnal and nocturnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: breeding period lasts from March to June depending on location, but generally in April over the main part of their range

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