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Species Field Guide Search Results

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AMPHIBIAN

Carpenter frog (Lithobates virgatipes)

Eastern spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrookii)

Fowler's toad (Anaxyrus fowleri)

Jefferson salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum)

Marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum)

New Jersey Chorus Frog (Pseudacris kalmi)

Northern cricket frog (Acris crepitas)

Northern spring salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus)

Spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)


BIRD

American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)

Barn owl (Tyto alba)

Black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus)

Black-throated blue warbler (Dendroica caerulescens)

Black-throated green warbler (Dendroica virens)

Blackburnian warbler (Dendroica fusca)

Blue-headed vireo (Vireo solitarius)

Broad-winged hawk (Buteo platypterus)

Brown thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

Canada warbler (Wilsonia canadensis)

Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia)

Cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea)

Cliff swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)

Common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

Common tern (Sterna hirundo)

Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperii)

Eastern meadowlark (Sturnella magna)

Glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

Gray-cheeked thrush (Catharus minimus)

Great blue heron (Ardea herodias)

Gull-billed tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)

Hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina)

Ipswich sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis princeps)

Kentucky warbler (Oporornis formosus)

Least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis)

Least flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)

Little blue heron (Egretta caerulea)

Nashville warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)

Northern parula (Parula americana)

Saltmarsh sparrow (Ammodramus caudacutus)

Sanderling (Calidris alba)

Semipalmated sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus)

Snowy egret (Egretta thula)

Spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularius)

Tricolored heron (Egretta tricolor)

Veery (Catharus fuscescens)

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus)

Winter wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)

Wood thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)

Worm-eating warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum)

Yellow-breasted chat (Icteria virens)


FISH

American brook lamprey (Lethenteron appendix)

Blackbanded sunfish (Enneacanthus chaetodon)

Brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Comely shiner (Notropis amoenus)

Ironcolor shiner (Notropis chalybaeus)

Mud sunfish (Acantharchus pomotis)

Northern hog sucker (Hypentelium nigricans)

Shield darter (Percina peltata)

Slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus)


INVERTEBRATE

Allegheny river cruiser (Macromia alleghaniensis)

Arrowhead spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)

Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton)

Brush-tipped emerald (Somatochlora walshii)

Cobra clubtail (Gomphus vastus)

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)

Eastern fairy shrimp (Eubranchipus holmanii)

Extra-striped snaketail (Ophiogomphus anomalus)

Eyed brown (Satyrodes eurydice)

Forcipate emerald (Somatochlora forcipata)

Georgia satyr (Neonympha areolatus septentrionalis)

Golden-winged skimmer (Libellula auripennis)

Green-faced clubtail (Gomphus viridifrons)

Harris' checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)

Hessel's hairstreak (Callophrys hesseli)

Hickory hairstreak (Satyrium caryaevorus)

Hoary elfin (Callophrys polios)

Hudsonian whiteface (Leucorrhinia hudsonica)

Leonard's skipper (Hesperia leonardus)

Maine snaketail (Ophiogomphus mainensis)

Midland clubtail (Gomphus fraternus)

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

New England bluet (Enallagma laterale)

Northern metalmark (Calephelis borealis)

Northern oak hairstreak (Satyrium favonius ontario)

Pine Barrens bluet (Enallagma recurvatum)

Rapids clubtail (Gomphus quadricolor)

Rare skipper (Problema bulenta)

Sable clubtail (Gomphus rogersi)

Scarlet bluet (Enallagma pictum)

Septima's clubtail (Gomphus septima)

Ski-tailed emerald (Somatochlora elongata)

Sleepy duskywing (Erynnis brizo)

Spatterdock darner (Rhionaeschna mutata)

Subarctic darner (Aeshna subarctica)

Tiger spiketail (Cordulegaster erronea)

Two-spotted skipper (Euphyes bimacula)

Williamson's emerald (Somatochlora williamsoni)

Zebra clubtail (Stylurus scudderi)


MAMMAL

Big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus)

Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

Harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

Hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus)

Meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius)

Red bat (Lasiurus borealis)

Silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans)


REPTILE

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)

Northern copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen)

Northern diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin terrapin)

Rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus)

Smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis)

Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata)

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