Forest green tree frog
(Rhacophorus arboreus )
Lay eggs on branches overhanging the water surface. The breeding area contains pools of ditches in front of Ishigedo Rest Area.
(Buergeria buergeri )
Croaks in a clear, beautiful voice in early summer, saying “hiri hiri hiri…,” that can be heard nearly through the entire sandbank.
Japanese mountain wood frog
(Rana ornativentris )
Lays eggs at the very first sign of spring, before Forest green tree frogs. They croak during mating season in a voice that sounds like a bird.
Japanese clawed salamanders
(Onychodactylus japonicus )
These usually inhabit the forest floor along a stream and lay eggs in a headwater of tributaries during the spring mating season.