Wildlife of Stony Swamp

These lists are based on my observations from 2006 to the present and may not include every species recorded at these two trails.

BIRDS OF SARSAPARILLA TRAIL

Ducks and Geese

Canada Goose
Cackling Goose
Wood Duck
American Wigeon
American Black Duck
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Ruddy Duck

Grouse and Turkeys

Ruffed Grouse

Grebes and Cormorants

Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant

Herons and Bitterns

American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Vultures and Hawks

Turkey Vulture
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk

Rails and Coots

Virginia Rail

Shorebirds

Killdeer
Wilson’s Snipe

Gulls and Terns

Ring-billed Gull

Pigeons and Doves

Mourning Dove

Owls

Barred Owl

Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Falcons

Merlin

Tyrant Flycatchers

Eastern Wood-Pewee
Alder Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird

Shrikes

Northern Shrike

Vireos

Blue-headed Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo

Corvids

Blue Jay
American Crow
Common Raven

Swallows

Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow

Chickadees, Nuthatches and Creepers

Black-capped Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper

Wrens

Marsh Wren
Winter Wren

Kinglets

Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Thrushes

Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin

Blue-headed Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo

Mimids

Gray Catbird

Starlings

European Starling

Pipits

American Pipit

Waxwings

Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing

Wood Warblers

Ovenbird
Golden-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Magnolia Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Canada Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler

Sparrows

American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Tanagers

Scarlet Tanager

Cardinals and Allies

Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Blackbirds

Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle

Finches

Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch

WILDLIFE OF SARSAPARILLA TRAIL

Mammals

Coyote
White-tailed Deer
Raccoon (tracks only)
Beaver
Porcupine
Groundhog
Eastern Chipmunk
Red Squirrel
Eastern Grey Squirrel
Snowshoe Hare
Eastern Cottontail

Reptiles and Amphibians

Garter Snake
Northern Water Snake
Snapping Turtle
Painted Turtle
Leopard Frog
Spring Peeper
Gray Treefrog

BIRDS OF THE BEAVER TRAIL

Ducks and Geese

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Ring-necked Duck

Grouse and Turkeys

Ruffed Grouse
Wild Turkey

Grebes

Pied-billed Grebe

Herons and Bitterns

Great Blue Heron
Green Heron

Vultures and Hawks

Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk

Rails and Coots

Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule

Shorebirds

Wilson’s Snipe
Spotted Sandpiper

Gulls and Terns

Ring-billed Gull

Pigeons and Doves

Mourning Dove

Barred Owl

Barred Owl

Hummingbirds

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Falcons

Merlin

Tyrant Flycatchers

Eastern Wood-Pewee
Alder Flycatcher
Eastern Phoebe
Great Crested Flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird

Vireos

Red-eyed Vireo

Corvids

Blue Jay
American Crow
Common Raven

Swallows

Tree Swallow
Bank Swallow

Chickadees, Nuthatches and Creepers

Black-capped Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper

Wrens

Winter Wren

Kinglets

Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Thrushes

Veery
Hermit Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin

Mimids

Brown Thrasher

Waxwings

Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing

Wood Warblers

Ovenbird
Black-and-white Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Magnolia Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler

Sparrows

American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Tanagers

Scarlet Tanager

Cardinals and Allies

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Blackbirds

Red-winged Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Baltimore Oriole

Finches

Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
Common Redpoll
American Goldfinch

Old World Sparrows

House Sparrow

Hairy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

WILDLIFE OF THE BEAVER TRAIL

Mammals

White-tailed Deer
Raccoon
Beaver
Porcupine
Eastern Chipmunk
Red Squirrel
Eastern Grey Squirrel

Reptiles and Amphibians

Garter Snake
Northern Water Snake
Red-bellied Snake
Snapping Turtle
Painted Turtle
American Toad
Green Frog
Leopard Frog

Coyote

Coyote

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