This page provides practical tips for what you need to consider if you want to attract frogs to your property.
A pond can add a new dimension to your garden attracting a range of wildlife, and particularly frogs.
For common green tree frogs, daytime is for hiding out in tree hollows, crevices and plants. Night-time is dinner time! These frogs come out then to feed on insects.
Also known as the graceful tree frog (Litoria gracilenta), this pretty amphibian is leaf-green, usually with a yellowish-green stripe over the eye. Fingers, toes and upper arms are a bright lemon yellow.
Eastern dwarf tree frog / eastern sedgefrog Litoria fallax information including conservation status, description, habitat and distribution, behaviour and life history.
Northern banjo frogs are found through eastern Queensland to Cape York Peninsula in north Queensland, and the north-western slopes of New South Wales. They favour river flats, coastal lowlands and marshy areas.
The striped marshfrog (Limnodynastes peronii) is found throughout Cape York in north Queensland, it's also at home in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Look for it in slow-moving streams, swamps, marshes, dams and ponds. If you build a small garden pond, it's a likely resident. Just make sure you build the pond away from your bedroom window!
Rocketfrogs (Litoria nasuta) vary greatly in colour and pattern. They are typically pale brown to reddish brown, very streamlined, with a pointy snout. They are distributed widely across north and eastern Australia and in some parts of New Guinea.
Found in north Queensland, the white-lipped tree frog is sometimes accidentally dispatched to other states in boxes of bananas or other produce. Generally found in low-lying coastal areas, it also lives in closed forests, heathland swamps, dry sclerophyll forests, teatree swamps and mangroves. Also found in Papua New Guinea.