WILDLIFE & PLANTS

Over 70 species of birds, as well as mammals, amphibians and herptiles live or migrate to Remington Woods. Lists below show species observed or known to occur. Remington Woods features robust tree coverage as well as grasses, ferns and sedges.  Click HERE for biological survey, HERE for biological survey and covertype map, and HERE for survey tables.

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 American Robin, Turdus migratorius

 Common Grackle,  Quiscalus quiscula  

 Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata  

 Red-bellied Woodpecker, Melanerpes carolinus  

 Baltimore Oriole, Icterus galbula  

 Gray Catbird, Dumetella carolinensis  

 Eastern Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus  

 Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia  

 Tufted Titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor  

 Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura  

 Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis  

 Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens  

 Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus  

 Chimney Swift   Chaetura pelagica  

 Great Crested Flycatcher, Myiarchus crinitus  

 Common Yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas  

 Northern Flicker, Colaptes auratus  

 Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos  

 Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater  

 White-breasted Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis  

 Brown Thrasher, Toxostoma rufum  

 Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina  

 American Goldfinch, Carduelis tristis  

 Warbling Vireo, Vireo gilvus  

 Black-and-white Warbler, Mniotilta varia  

 Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia  

 Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum  

 American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos  

 Northern Rough-Winged Swallow, Stelgidopteryx serripennis  

 Herring Gull, Larus argentatus  

 Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis

 Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe  

 Red-eyed Vireo, Vireo olivaceus  

 Blue-winged Warbler, Vermivora pinus   

BIRDS

Black-crowned Night-Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax  

 European Starling, Sturnus vulgaris  

 Canada Goose, Branta canadensis  

 Eastern Kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus  

 Field Sparrow, Spizella pusilla  

 House Wren, Troglodytes aedon  

 Wood Duck,  Aix sponsa  

 House Sparrow, Passer domesticus  

 Unidentified Flycatcher,  NA  

 Rock Dove, Columba livia  

 Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea  

 Black-capped Chickadee, Poecile atricapilla  

 Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias  

 Mute Swan, Cygnus olor  

 Tree Swallow,  Tachycineta bicolor  

 Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica  

 Mallard Duck,  Anas platyrhynchos  

 Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallopavo  

 Unidentified Woodpecker, Picoides sp.  

 Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus  

 Barred Owl, Strix varia  

 Carolina Wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus  

 Hairy Woodpecker, Picoides villosus  

 Belted Kingfisher, Ceryle alcyon  

 Blackburnian Warbler, Dendroica fusca  

 Green Heron, Butorides virescens  

 Orchard Oriole, Icterus spurius  

 Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus  

 Scarlet Tanager, Piranga olivacea  

 Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura  

 Veery, Catharus fuscescens  

 Black-throated Green Warbler, Dendroica virens  

 Monk Parakeet, Myiopsitta monachus  

 Osprey, Pandion haliaetus

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FISH

 Bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus  

 Chain pickerel, Esox niger  

 Common carp, Cyprinus carpio   

 Crappie, Pomoxis sp.  

 Largemouth bass, Micro terus salmoides  

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 Bullfrog,  Rana catesbeiana  

 Spotted salamander, Ambystoma maculatum  

 Spring peeper, Pseudacris crucifer   

HERPTILES

 Snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina serpentina  

 Turtle, NA 

Bullfrog photo - Todd Pierson

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MAMMALS

 Eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus  

 Eastern cottontail rabbit, Sylvilagus floridanus  

 Eastern gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis  

 Fisher, Martes pennanti  

 Raccoon, Procyon lotor  

 Striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis  

 White-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus

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TREES & PLANTS

Gray birch, Betula populifolia

Black birch, Betula lenta

Tulip poplar, Liriodendron tulipifera

Black cherry, Prunus serotine

Red oak, Quercus rubra

Black oak, Quercus velutina

Greenbrier, Smilax spp.

Blueberry, Vaccinium spp.

Tree-of-heaven, Ailanthus altissima

Barberry, Berberis thunbergii

Oriental bittersweet, Celastrus orbiculatus

Autumn olive, Eleagnus umbellata

Multiflora rose, Rosa multiflora

Mugwort, Artemesia vulgaris

Queen Anne’s lace, Daucus carota

Goldenrod, Solidago spp.