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Wildlife Fact:

Immature bald eagles do not acquire the typical white head and tail until they are four to five years of age.

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Species Field Guide Search Results

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AMPHIBIAN

Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale)

Carpenter frog (Lithobates virgatipes)

Cope's gray treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis)

Eastern mud salamander (Pseudotriton montanus montanus)

Eastern spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii)

Eastern tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum)

Fowler's toad (Anaxyrus fowleri)

Jefferson salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum)

Long-tailed salamanader (Eurycea longicauda longicauda)

Marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum)

New Jersey Chorus Frog (Pseudacris kalmi)

Northern cricket frog (Acris crepitas)

Northern spring salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus)

Pine barrens treefrog (Hyla andersonii)

Spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)


BIRD

American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus)

American kestrel (Falco sparverius)

American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Barn owl (Tyto alba)

Barred owl (Strix varia)

Black rail (Laterallus jamaicensis)

Black skimmer (Rynchops niger)

Black-bellied plover (Pluvialis squatarola)

Black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)

Black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Black-throated blue warbler (Dendroica caerulescens)

Black-throated green warbler (Dendroica virens)

Blackburnian warbler (Dendroica fusca)

Blue-headed vireo (Vireo solitarius)

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)

Broad-winged hawk (Buteo platypterus)

Brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

Canada warbler (Wilsonia canadensis)

Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia)

Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea)

Cliff swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)

Common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

Common tern (Sterna hirundo)

Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperii)

Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

Eastern meadowlark (Sturnella magna)

Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

Golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera)

Grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum)

Gray-cheeked thrush (Catharus minimus)

Great blue heron (Ardea herodias)

Gull-billed tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)

Henslow's sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii)

Hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina)

Horned lark (Eremophila alpestris)

Ipswich sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis princeps)

Kentucky warbler (Oporornis formosus)

Least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis)

Least flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)

Least tern (Sternula antillarum)

Little blue heron (Egretta caerulea)

Loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus migrans)

Long-eared owl (Asio otus)

Nashville warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)

Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentiles)

Northern harrier (Circus cyaneus)

Northern parula (Parula americana)

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus)

Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Red knot (Calidris canutus)

Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)

Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus)

Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii)

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Saltmarsh sparrow (Ammodramus caudacutus)

Sanderling (Calidris alba)

Savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)

Sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis)

Semipalmated plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)

Semipalmated sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus)

Short-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)

Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)

Snowy egret (Egretta thula)

Spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularius)

Tricolored heron (Egretta tricolor)

Upland sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda)

Veery (Catharus fuscescens)

Vesper sparrow (Pooecetes graminus)

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus)

Willet (Tringa semipalmata)

Winter wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)

Wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)

Worm-eating warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum)

Yellow-breasted chat (Icteria virens)

Yellow-crowned night heron (Nyctanassa violacea)


FISH

American brook lamprey (Lethenteron appendix)

Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus)

Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Blackbanded sunfish (Enneacanthus chaetodon)

Bridle shiner (Notropis bifrenatus)

Brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Comely shiner (Notropis amoenus)

Dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus)

Ironcolor shiner (Notropis chalybaeus)

Mud sunfish (Acantharchus pomotis)

Northern hog sucker (Hypentelium nigricans)

Nurse shark (Ginglystoma cirratum)

Porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus)

Sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus)

Sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus)

Shield darter (Percina peltata)

Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)

Slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus)

Smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis)

White shark (Carcharodon carcharias)


INVERTEBRATE

Acadian hairstreak (Satyrium acadica)

Allegheny river cruiser (Macromia alleghaniensis)

American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus)

Appalachian grizzled skipper (Pyrgus wyandot)

Arogos skipper (Atrytone arogos arogos)

Arrowhead spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)

Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton)

Banner clubtail (Gomphus apomyius)

Bronze copper (Lycaena hyllus)

Brook floater (Alasmidonta varicosa)

Brook snaketail (Ophiogomphus aspersus)

Brush-tipped emerald (Somatochlora walshii)

Checkered white butterfly (Pontia protodice)

Cobra clubtail (Gomphus vastus)

Common roadside skipper (Amblyscirtes vialis)

Compton tortoiseshell (Nymphalis l-album)

Coppery emerald (Somatochlora georgiana)

Creeper (Strophitus undulatus)

Crimson-ringed whiteface (Leucorrhinia glacialis)

Dotted skipper (Hesperia attalus slossonae)

Dusted skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)

Dwarf wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon)

Eastern fairy shrimp (Eubranchipus holmanii)

Eastern lampmussel (Lampsilis radiata)

Eastern pondmussel (Ligumia nasuta)

Extra-striped snaketail (Ophiogomphus anomalus)

Eyed brown (Satyrodes eurydice)

Forcipate emerald (Somatochlora forcipata)

Frosted elfin (Callophrys irus)

Georgia satyr (Neonympha areolatus septentrionalis)

Golden-winged skimmer (Libellula auripennis)

Gray comma (Polygonia progne)

Gray petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi)

Green floater (Lasmigona subviridis)

Green-faced clubtail (Gomphus viridifrons)

Harpoon clubtail (Gomphus descriptus)

Harris' checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)

Hessel's hairstreak (Callophrys hesseli)

Hickory hairstreak (Satyrium caryaevorus)

Hoary elfin (Callophrys polios)

Horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus)

Hudsonian whiteface (Leucorrhinia hudsonica)

Kennedy's emerald (Somatochlora kennedyi)

Leonard's skipper (Hesperia leonardus)

Maine snaketail (Ophiogomphus mainensis)

Midland clubtail (Gomphus fraternus)

Mitchell's satyr (Neonympha mitchelli michelli)

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

New England bluet (Enallagma laterale)

Northeastern beach tiger beetle (Cicindela d. dorsalis)

Northern metalmark (Calephelis borealis)

Northern oak hairstreak (Satyrium favonius ontario)

Pepper and salt skipper (Amblyscirtes hegon)

Pine Barrens bluet (Enallagma recurvatum)

Rapids clubtail (Gomphus quadricolor)

Rare skipper (Problema bulenta)

Robust baskettail (Epitheca spinosa)

Sable clubtail (Gomphus rogersi)

Scarlet bluet (Enallagma pictum)

Septima's clubtail (Gomphus septima)

Silver-bordered fritillary (Bolaria selene myrina)

Ski-tailed emerald (Somatochlora elongata)

Sleepy duskywing (Erynnis brizo)

Spatterdock darner (Rhionaeschna mutata)

Subarctic darner (Aeshna subarctica)

Superb jewelwing (Calopteryx amata)

Tidewater mucket (Leptodea ochracea)

Tiger spiketail (Cordulegaster erronea)

Triangle floater (Alasmidonta undulata)

Two-spotted skipper (Euphyes bimacula)

Williamson's emerald (Somatochlora williamsoni)

Yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa)

Zebra clubtail (Stylurus scudderi)


MAMMAL

Allegheny woodrat (Neotoma magister)

Big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus)

Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)

Bobcat (Lynx rufus)

Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Eastern small-footed myotis (Myotis leibii)

Fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

Harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

Hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus)

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus)

Meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius)

North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis)

Northern myotis (Myotis septentrionalis)

Red bat (Lasiurus borealis)

Sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis)

Silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans)

Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus)

Tricolored bat (Perimyotis subflavus)


REPTILE

Atlantic green turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Atlantic hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)

Atlantic leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)

Atlantic loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta)

Bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii)

Corn snake (Elaphe guttata guttata)

Eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina)

Eastern hognose snake (Heterodon platirhinos)

Eastern king snake (Lampropeltis getula getula)

Eastern smooth earthsnake (Virginia valeriae valeriae)

Ground skink (Scincella lateralis)

Kemp's ridley turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)

Northern copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen)

Northern diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin terrapin)

Northern pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus)

Queen snake (Regina septemvittata)

Rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus)

Scarlet snake (Cemophora coccinea)

Smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis)

Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata)

Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus horridus)

Wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)

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