Amphibians and Reptiles

Blanchard’s Cricket Frog
(Acris crepitans)

Photo: Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Eastern Cricket Frog

Check out the IDNR’s Wild About Illinois Frogs and Toads! website to hear the call of the Blanchard’s cricket frog and learn more about this species. The Prairie Research Institute’s Illinois Natural History Survey provides a species distribution map and more natural history information.