• 13 species of frogs and toads are found in Michigan and they are an important part of our state’s ecosystems.

    The sound samples in the species section below will help you learn the 13 species of frogs and toads that are found in Michigan. You can study the sounds so you know the difference between species and can refer back to them when you hear something you cannot identify.

    Frog and Toad Survey Information

    For those taking part in the annual Michigan Frog and Toad Survey, suggested times and temperatures are included in the survey instructions. You can download the sample sounds from the species section below as a single MP3 file that includes additional examples, population estimation information, and mixed-species chorus examples. Also, don't forget to download a frog and toad calling calendar, and survey route description form. Survey data from previous surveys are available at Michigan.gov/WildlifeSurveys.