Fauna

Fauna:

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.

Birds:

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

Mallard

Wood Duck

Mourning Warbler

Northern Oriole

Ovenbird

Pheobe

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.

 

Mammals:

Coyote

Red Fox

Red Squirrel

Ground Squirrel

Gray Squirrel

Whitetail Deer

Common Shrew

American Beaver

North American River Otter

Groundhog

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.

 

Mollusks:

Fatmucket

Wabash Pigtoe

Fatmucket found near canoe launch.

 

Fungus: 

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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