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Explore the Rich Biodiversity of the Woods 

More than 70 species of birds, along with mammals, amphibians, and reptiles, inhabit or migrate to Remington Woods. The following lists detail species that have been observed or are known to exist there. Remington Woods boasts dense tree coverage and is also home to various grasses, ferns, and sedges. 

* Some animals & flora are listed on the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP)  Connecticut State Wildlife Action Plan's Species of Greatest Conservation Need -  a watchlist species list.

Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) – Defined by each state fish or wildlife agency in its Wildlife Action Plan, typically a native species with declining populations, or vulnerabilities

expected to benefit from strategic conservation attention.


State Assessment Priority Species (SAPS) –Species for which more information is needed to fully understand status and trends to determine the level of conservation concern or SGCN status. These species, separate from SGCN, are a priority for additional assessment or survey to address data deficiency.

Nesting Neighbors

From songbirds to majestic raptors, discover the diverse species that grace the skies and branches of Remington Woods. This urban forest is a sanctuary to a vibrant avian community. *

Creature Feature

Explore the diverse wildlife community that calls this forest home. From furry mammals to elusive herptiles, each inhabitant plays a vital role in the vibrant ecosystem of Remington Woods. *