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A Mountain Paddy Field Frog in the lowlands, not in a paddy or a field Despite being so contradictory, it's still a fine-looking frog. Geotagged,Minervarya kirtisinghei,Mountain Paddy Field Frog,Sri Lanka,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

A Mountain Paddy Field Frog in the lowlands, not in a paddy or a field

Despite being so contradictory, it's still a fine-looking frog.

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  1. Haha - it sounds like they tried to cover all their bases with the common name - mountain, paddy, or field....Or, perhaps 'none of the above'. Posted 8 months ago
    1. Probably they wanted to just call it "Frog", but that didn't seem descriptive enough. Posted 8 months ago

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Minervarya kirtisinghei, also called Mountain Paddy Field Frog or Kirtisinghe's Frog, is a species of frog in the family Dicroglossidae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka where it is found in the montane south-central to lowland southwestern areas.

Minervarya kirtisinghei is a common frog. They occur in tropical forests, savanna, grasslands and wetlands, in both montane and lowland areas, as well as in some human-made habitats like rubber and palm oil plantations and home gardens. Adults are.. more

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Uploaded Sep 19, 2019. Captured Aug 20, 2019 21:44 in Kalukandawa, Sri Lanka.
  • PENTAX K-3 II
  • f/16.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO100
  • 35mm