Rana temporaria  
European Common Frog
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Rana temporaria
European Common Frog



Tadpole.

Photo ID:
rmi00256
24x36 mm diapositive
© Rune Midtgaard 1979

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Draved Skov, South Jutland, Denmark.

Defensive posture (Unken reflex), exhibited during low temperatures of Autumn (8°C).

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_9682r
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2008

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

South of Borup, Zealand, Denmark.

Several egg clumps grouped together.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_8892
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2009

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

South of Borup, Zealand, Denmark.

The innermost digit of male’s front feet has developed conspicuous dark nuptial pads, used for gripping the female in the mating embrace in spring.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_8842
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2009

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Southeast Jutland, Denmark.



Photo ID:
hbrIMG_7902r
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2008

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Southwest Jutland, Denmark.



Photo ID:
hbrIMG_7602r
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2008

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Hornbæk, northern Zealand, Denmark.

Calling male, the one to the right is silent until further.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_3837
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2011

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Hornbæk, northern Zealand, Denmark.

Calling male.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_3830
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2011

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Hornbæk, northern Zealand, Denmark.

Calling male, the one to the left is silent until further.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_3828
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2011

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Hornbæk, northern Zealand, Denmark.

Calling male.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_3824
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2011

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Hornbæk, northern Zealand, Denmark.

Calling male.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_3820
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2011

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Regnemark between Køge and Ringsted, Denmark.

Nocturnal spring migration to breeding pond.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_3446r
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2009

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Col de la Cayolle, Maritime Alps, France.

Mummified individual from a population of high altitude, approx. 2600 m.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_1810
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2007

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

La Madone de Fenestre, Maritime Alps, France.

Individual from a population of high altitude, 2270 m.

Photo ID:
hbrIMG_0822
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2007

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Near Rattendorf, Carinthia, Austria.

Sub-adult.

Photo ID:
hbr20150816_076
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2015

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Near Rattendorf, Carinthia, Austria.

Sub-adult.

Photo ID:
hbr20150816_070
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2015

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

East of Passau, Bavaria, Germany.

Female.

Photo ID:
hbr20150811_390
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2015

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

South of Køge, eastern Zealand, Denmark.

Juvenile with Horn of Plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides) in the background.

Photo ID:
hbr20141012_036
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2014

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

South of Køge, eastern Zealand, Denmark.

Juvenile.

Photo ID:
hbr20141012_029
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2014

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Køge, East Zealand, Denmark.

Female.

Photo ID:
hbr20131013_025
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2013

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Vaserne, Greater Copenhagen, Denmark.

Right, with R. arvalis on the left-hand side.

Photo ID:
hbr20130630_061
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2013

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Rana temporaria parvipalmata
European Common Frog

Cilleruelo de Bezana, province of Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain.



Photo ID:
hbr20120817_070
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria parvipalmata
European Common Frog

Cilleruelo de Bezana, province of Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain.



Photo ID:
hbr20120817_065
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria parvipalmata
European Common Frog

Lagos de Covadonga, Picos de Europa, Asturias, Spain.

Female.

Photo ID:
hbr20120815_002
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria parvipalmata
European Common Frog

Lagos de Covadonga, Picos de Europa, Asturias, Spain.

Female at night.

Photo ID:
hbr20120814_053
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria canigonensis
European Common Frog

La Mina, north of Hecho, province of Huesca, Aragón, Spain.



Photo ID:
hbr20120807_092
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

West of Køge, eastern Zealand, Denmark.

Male mounted on top of an Edible Frog (Pelophylax esculentus).

Photo ID:
hbr20120412_086
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

West of Køge, eastern Zealand, Denmark.

Male mounted on top of an Edible Frog (Pelophylax esculentus).

Photo ID:
hbr20120412_074
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2012

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Bistritsa, Sofia City Province, Bulgaria.

Female.

Photo ID:
hbr20160430_448
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2016

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Bistritsa, Sofia City Province, Bulgaria.

Female.

Photo ID:
hbr20160430_442
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2016

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Rana temporaria temporaria
European Common Frog

Køge, eastern Zealand, Denmark.

Female during migration to breeding pond in early spring.

Photo ID:
hbr20160330_017
Digital photo
© Henrik Bringsøe 2016

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