|Wetland with still or slow-moving fresh or brackish water and dense, tall vegetation.
Off-white to pink-buff, with reddish-brown blotches at the broader end.
Omnivores,although they mainly feed on animals including leeches,
worms, gastropods, small crustaceans, spiders, and a wide range of both
terrestrial and aquatic insects and their larvae. Small vertebrates
such as amphibians, fish, birds and mammals may be killed or eaten as
Laying dates vary with location, from late March to June.