10144 thumb Animals of FCSNA

The Franklin Creek State Natural Area covers 922 acres of habitat in the Rock River Valley. Habitat varies widely from sandstone cliffs to prairie, from woodlands to wetlands, cropland to riparian forest. There is a rich variety of animals recorded in FCSNA. This guide will be updated ...more ↓

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American Toad 1
Anaxyrus americanus
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Spring Peeper 2
Pseudacris crucifer
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Cope's Gray Tree Frog 3
Hyla chrysoscelis
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Gray Tree Frog 4
Hyla versicolor
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American Bullfrog 5
Lithobates catesbeianus
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Green Frog 6
Lithobates clamitans
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Northern water snake 7
Nerodia sipedon
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Eastern Milksnake 8
Lampropeltis triangulum
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Eastern Foxsnake 9
Pantherophis vulpinus
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Spiny Softshell Turtle 10
Apalone spinifera
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Common Snapping Turtle 11
Chelydra serpentina
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Painted Turtle 12
Chrysemys picta
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo 13
Coccyzus americanus
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Black-billed Cuckoo 14
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
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Pileated Woodpecker 15
Dryocopus pileatus
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Red-bellied Woodpecker 16
Melanerpes carolinus
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Red-headed Woodpecker 17
Melanerpes erythrocephalus
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Northern Flicker 18
Colaptes auratus
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 19
Sphyrapicus varius
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Downy Woodpecker 20
Dryobates pubescens
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Hairy Woodpecker 21
Dryobates villosus
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Barred Owl 22
Strix varia
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Belted Kingfisher 23
Megaceryle alcyon
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Rock dove 24
Columba livia
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Mourning Dove 25
Zenaida macroura
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Turkey Vulture 26
Cathartes aura
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Northern Bobwhite 27
Colinus virginianus
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Wild Turkey 28
Meleagris gallopavo
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Ring-necked Pheasant 29
Phasianus colchicus
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Solitary Sandpiper 30
Tringa solitaria
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Spotted Sandpiper 31
Actitis macularius
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Ring-billed Gull 32
Larus delawarensis
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Semipalmated Plover 33
Charadrius semipalmatus
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Killdeer 34
Charadrius vociferus
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Pied-billed Grebe 35
Podilymbus podiceps
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American White Pelican 36
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
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American Bittern 37
Botaurus lentiginosus
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Great Egret 38
Ardea alba
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Great Blue Heron 39
Ardea herodias
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Green Heron 40
Butorides virescens
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Merlin 41
Falco columbarius
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American Kestrel 42
Falco sparverius
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Common Nighthawk 17
Chordeiles minor
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Eastern whippoorwill 43
Antrostomus vociferus
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird 44
Archilochus colubris
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Chimney Swift 45
Chaetura pelagica
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Blue-winged Teal 46
Spatula discors
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Mallard 22
Anas platyrhynchos
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Bufflehead 46
Bucephala albeola
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Canada Goose 47
Branta canadensis
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Wood Duck 48
Aix sponsa
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Osprey 45
Pandion haliaetus
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Cooper's Hawk 49
Accipiter cooperii
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Sharp-shinned Hawk 23
Accipiter striatus
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Northern Harrier 37
Circus hudsonius
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Red-tailed Hawk 50
Buteo jamaicensis
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Rough-legged Hawk 51
Buteo lagopus
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Red-shouldered Hawk 52
Buteo lineatus
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Broad-winged Hawk 53
Buteo platypterus
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Bald Eagle 54
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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Double-crested Cormorant 55
Phalacrocorax auritus
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Cliff Swallow 56
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
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Purple Martin 37
Progne subis
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Barn Swallow 57
Hirundo rustica
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Tree Swallow 46
Tachycineta bicolor
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Bank Swallow 58
Riparia riparia
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Northern Rough-winged Swallow 14
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
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Rusty Blackbird 59
Euphagus carolinus
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Brown-headed Cowbird 14
Molothrus ater
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Bobolink 41
Dolichonyx oryzivorus
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Baltimore Oriole 60
Icterus galbula
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Orchard Oriole 61
Icterus spurius
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Common Grackle 62
Quiscalus quiscula
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Red-winged Blackbird 63
Agelaius phoeniceus
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Tufted Titmouse 64
Baeolophus bicolor
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Black-capped Chickadee 65
Poecile atricapillus
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House Sparrow 66
Passer domesticus
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Red-breasted Nuthatch 19
Sitta canadensis
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White-breasted Nuthatch 67
Sitta carolinensis
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European Starling 68
Sturnus vulgaris
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Carolina Wren 69
Thryothorus ludovicianus
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House Wren 14
Troglodytes aedon
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Winter Wren 14
Troglodytes hiemalis
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American Robin 70
Turdus migratorius
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Veery 71
Catharus fuscescens
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Hermit Thrush 72
Catharus guttatus
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Gray-cheeked Thrush 42
Catharus minimus
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Swainson's Thrush 53
Catharus ustulatus
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Eastern Bluebird 3
Sialia sialis
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Wood Thrush 73
Hylocichla mustelina
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Great Crested Flycatcher 14
Myiarchus crinitus
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Olive-sided Flycatcher 74
Contopus cooperi
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Least Flycatcher 75
Empidonax minimus
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Willow Flycatcher 41
Empidonax traillii
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Acadian Flycatcher 76
Empidonax virescens
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Eastern Kingbird 77
Tyrannus tyrannus
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Eastern Phoebe 78
Sayornis phoebe
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Yellow-throated Vireo 41
Vireo flavifrons
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Warbling Vireo 25
Vireo gilvus
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White-eyed Vireo 79
Vireo griseus

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