Category: Palustrine

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ALDER FLYCATCHER
The alder flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum) is an uncommon breeder in BCR 14 with the exception of Maine where it is more common. It is listed as a Speci...
Mixedwood, Non-Forest, Palustrine, Southern Hardwoods, Silver Maple, Speckled Alder Bird
AMERICAN BLACK DUCK
The American black duck (Anas rubripes) is a common to fairly common breeder in BCR 14. It uses a wide variety of fresh water habitats and nests in th...
Non-Forest, Palustrine, Speckled Alder Bird
BLANDING'S TURTLE
The Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) is a 7- to 9-inch turtle with yellow speckles that often run together to form streaks on the carapace. It...
Non-Forest, Palustrine, Upland Reptile / Amphibian
BLUE-SPOTTED SALAMANDER
The blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) is a dark-bodied salamander measuring 3½ to 5 inches and speckled with blue or white flecks and spots...
Non-Forest, Palustrine, Southern Hardwoods, Red Maple, Speckled Alder Reptile / Amphibian
CERULEAN WARBLER
The cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea) is a rare and local breeder primarily in the southern portions of BCR 14. Its population may be slowly increa...
Non-Forest, Palustrine, Oak-Pine, Northern Red Oak, Pine-Oak-Maple Bird
EASTERN HOGNOSE SNAKE
The eastern hognose snake (Heterodon platirhinos) is a thick bodied snake measuring 20 to 35 inches with a characteristic upturned snout and keeled do...
Non-Forest, Palustrine, Upland, Oak-Pine, Eastern White Pine, Northern Red Oak, Pine-Oak-Maple Reptile / Amphibian
EASTERN RIBBON SNAKE
The Eastern ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus sauritus) is a very slender snake measuring 16 to 35 inches. It has three yellow or greenish stripes run...
Non-Forest, Palustrine Reptile / Amphibian
FOWLER'S TOAD
The Fowler’s toad (Anaxyrus fowleri) is a small 2- to 3-inch toad that typically has three or more warts in each of the largest, dark spots with the d...
Aspen/Birch, Aspen, Paper Birch, Non-Forest, Palustrine, Oak-Pine, Pine-Oak-Maple Reptile / Amphibian
HOARY BAT
The hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) is an uncommon migratory bat that leaves the region in the winter for the most part. In summer it roosts in tree cro...
Aspen/Birch, Aspen, Paper Birch, Hemlock, Non-Forest, Palustrine, Upland, Northern Hardwoods, Beech, Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple-Beech-Yellow Birch, Yellow Birch, Oak-Pine, Eastern White Pine, Northern Red Oak, Pine-Oak-Maple, Southern Hardwoods, Red Maple, Silver Maple, Speckled Alder, Spruce-Fir, Balsam Fir, Red Spruce, Spruce-Fir Mammal
INDIANA BAT
The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), a federally-listed endangered species, occurs in BCR 14 but only in the Champlain Valley in Vermont. It hibernates i...
Aspen/Birch, Aspen, Paper Birch, Hemlock, Mixedwood, Non-Forest, Palustrine, Upland, Northern Hardwoods, Beech, Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple-Beech-Yellow Birch, Yellow Birch, Oak-Pine, Eastern White Pine, Northern Red Oak, Pine-Oak-Maple, Southern Hardwoods, Red Maple, Silver Maple, Speckled Alder, Spruce-Fir, Balsam Fir, Red Spruce, Spruce-Fir Mammal