This list of fauna has been created from observational notes, trail camera pictures, annual BioBlitz, and lists of surrounding area’s bird sightings from Wisconsin DNR.


American Crow

American Robin

Bald Eagle

Turkey Vulture

Barred Owl

Black-capped chickadee

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blue Jay

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Blue-winged Warbler

Brown-headed Cow Bird

Chipping Sparrow

Crested Flycatcher

Hairy Woodpecker

Louisiana Waterthrush


Wood Duck

Mourning Warbler

Northern Oriole



Pileated Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker

Pine Warlber

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Red-tailed Hawk

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Rough-winged Swallow

Scarlet Tanager

Song Sparrow

White-breasted Nuthatch

Wood Pewee

American Bald Eagle sighted near West Beach.




Red Fox

Red Squirrel

Ground Squirrel

Gray Squirrel

Whitetail Deer

Common Shrew

American Beaver

North American River Otter


Coyote sighted near the Narrows.


Amphibians and Reptiles:

American Toad

American Bullfrog

Green Frog

Grey Tree Frog

Common Garter Snake

Eastern Hognose Snake

Common Garter Snake sighted near Dells House Beach.


Insects and Arachnids:

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

Polyphemus Moth

Black Giant Ichneumonid Wasp

Eastern Giant Swallowtail Butterfly

Forked Fungus Beetle

Isabella Tiger Moth

Easter Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Spine-headed Bug

Horn Spanworm Moth

Milkweed Tussock Moth

Pleasing Fungus Beetle

Stream Bluet

Pale Green Assassin Bug

Yellow Slant-Line

Stygian Shadowdragon

Stygian Showdragon sighted near slough after heavy rainfall.




Wabash Pigtoe

Fatmucket found near canoe launch.



Artist’s Bracket

Orange Peel Fungus

Collared Parachute

Mossy Maze Ploypore

Orange Peel Fungus sighted off Overland Trail near Upham Caves.

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