Northern tinker frog

The Northern tinker frog is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Northern Tinker Frog or Tinkling Frog (Taudactylus rheophilus) is a species of frog in the Myobatrachidae family. It is endemic to humid mountainous areas of north-eastern Queensland in Australia. It lives among rocks and logs at small fast-flowing streams. Adults are nocturnal. More

The call of the northern tinker frog has been described as a matallic tapping sound, like a 'tink', repeated four or five times in quick succession, and as a gentle rattling. Ecology Although breeding only in December to May, the northern tinker frog is active all year round. More

Northern Tinker FrogThese four additional species have vanished from their high altitude sites but are still found at lower elevations: * Common Mist frog (Litoria rheocola), * Waterfall frog (L. More

Order : Anura
Family : Myobatrachidae
Genus : Taudactylus
Species : rheophilus
Authority : Liem and Hosmer, 1973