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 when ...more ↓

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

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