The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

Category: Amphibians

sailfin lizard on siargao island

Sailfin Lizard in the Treetops!

This sailfin lizard is easily the largest we’ve seen around our property here on Siargao island in the Philippines. And it showed up in such an unexpected spot…

August 27, 2017

Golden Tree Frog (Polypedates leucomystax) on Siargao Island.

Golden Tree Frog (Polypedates leucomystax)

I’d just finished up getting some night shots of a flying lemur rustling around in a jackfruit tree this evening in front of our porch when I noticed this small golden tree frog sitting on the dead tree branches that host my wife’s epiphytic orchids.   For a small frog (it grows to 50 mm or about two […]

June 8, 2017