Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

A large frog native to the Montreal area. Light brown or green with large dark circular spots. Found in ponds, along rivers and lakes in spring while in summer they move to grassy plans.

How To Identify

The circular dark brown spots are a distinctive characteristics.

Where and When to Spot

In spring during the mating season in ponds, later in grassy areas along ponds, rivers and lakes.


Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Parc Pointe aux Prairies

    Monday, May 6, 2019

    NIKON D500
    300.0 mm f/4.0

    Focal Length 420mm
    Shutter Speed 1/640s
    Aperture f5.6
    ISO 160

  • Île Bizard

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
    4.3-215.0 mm

    Focal Length 37mm
    Shutter Speed 1/80s
    Aperture f5.6
    ISO 125


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Lithobates pipiens