Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Habits: Males call at night from perches in the vegetation 1-2 m above the ground, along relatively slow-moving streams and ditches. During dry weather, calling specimens have also been observed up to 5 m high. One amplecting pair laid 154 dark brown eggs.
Calls: Consist of two unharmonious and pulsed note types. The longer note type contains up to 40 pulses and is sometimes repeated in short series. The shorter note type consists of three, rarely four pulses, and is usually emitted in series of 2-3 notes.
Breeding takes place in streams (Nussbaum and Andreone 2008).
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