Animal Species:Eastern Pobblebonk Frog
The Eastern Pobblebonk or Banjo Frog gets its name from its call, which is a banjo-like 'plonk' or 'bonk' sound.
Standard Common Name
Eastern Pobblebonk Frog
Eastern Banjo Frog
The Eastern Pobblebonk is found throughout south-eastern Australia.
The Eastern Pobblebonk Frog is common in a wide range of habitats from woodland and rainforests to farmland and grassy areas.
The Eastern Pobblebonk or Banjo Frog gets its name from its call, which is a banjo-like 'plonk' or 'bonk' sound. One calling frog usually triggers several nearby male frogs to call in quick succession. These calls can be heard at any time of the year, coming from vegetation, streams or burrows in creek banks.