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Greensheet #4 

WHAT ARE SOME COMMON ANIMALS IN LENAPE WOODS?

 

Mammals:

Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus)                      Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)              Short-tailed Shrew (Blarina brevicauda)

Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus)                   Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)

Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus)                     White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)                    Woodchuck (Marmota monax)

 

Birds:
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)                 Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocpus pileatus)

Black-capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus)       Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus)

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)                            Red-bellied Woodpecker (Centurus carolinus)

Brown Creeper (Certhia familiaris)                     Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)

Brown Thrasher (Taxostoma rufum)                  Red-tailed Hawk (Buto jamaicensis)

Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)            Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)                           Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)

Common Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)           Rufous-sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

Common Flicker (Colaptes auratus)                    Screech Owl (Otus asio)

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)                     Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

Downey Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)        Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)                     Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)

Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)                          Tufted Titmouse (Parus bicolor)

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)                 Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)                 White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitts carolinensis)

House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)                Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)     

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)                  Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

 

Butterflies:

Cabbage (Pieris rapae)                                      Spring Azure (Celastrina agriolus)

Eastern Tailed Blue (Everes comyntas)              Virginia White (Pieris virginiensis)

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)                              Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)

Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)                  White Admiral (Limeniis arthemis)

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta),

 

Reptiles and amphibians:
Common Garter Snake (Thannophis sirtalis)        Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)

 

Common insects and spiders:
American Cockroach (Periplaneta                      Northern Walkingstick (Diapheromera

  femorata)                                                             americana)

Painted Lady Caterpiller (Cynthia cardui)            Eastern Wood Tick (Ixodidae family)

Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa)                        Mosquitoes (Culicidae family)

Red-tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus ternarius)         Nine-spotted Ladybug Beetle (Coccinella

Short-legged Shield-back Katydid (Atlanticus       Northern Katydid Pterophylla                           

      novemnotata)                                                     camellifolia)   

Tent Caterpillars (Lasiocampidae family)            Yellow Jackets (Vespidae family)

 

WHAT ARE SOME COMMON PLANTS

IN LENAPE WOODS?

 

Herbaceous plants:
Arrow Arum (Peltandra virginica)                      Marsh Fern (Thelypteris palustris)

Canadian Dwarf Cinquefoil (Potentilla                Morning Honeysuckle (Gaura angustifolia)

     canadensis)                                                  Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia)

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)        New York Aster (Aster novi-belgii)

Common Plantain (Plantago major)                     Partridge Berry (Mitchella repens)

English Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)                 Pink Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium acaule)

Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium                          Poison Ivy (Rhus radicans)

     corymbosum)                                               Poison Sumac (Rhus vernix)

Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora)                        Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)

Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)         Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum                        Swamp Dewberry (Rubus hispidus)

     cuspidatum)                                                 Trailing Arbutus (Epigaea repens)

Maple Leaf Viburnum (Viburnum                       White Wood Aster (Aster divaricatus)

     acerifolium)

 

Trees:
American beech (Fagus grandifolia)                   White cedar (Thuja occidentalis)

American chestnut saplings (Castanea                White pine (Pinus strobus)

     dentata)                                                       Northern Pin oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis)

American holly (Ilex opaca)                               Northern Red oak (Quercus ruba)

Black Oak (Quercus velutina)                            Norway maple (Acer platanoides)

Black locust (Robinia x holdtii)                           Pin oak (Quercus palustris)

Eastern Red cedar (Juniperus virginiana)            Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida)                   Red maple (Acer rubrum)

Gray birch (Betula populifolia)                            Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)                    Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima

White oak (Quercus alba)                                  Turkish Sweet Gum (Liquidambar orientalis)

Sweet birch (Betula lenta)                                  White ash (Fraxinus americana)

 

 


If you have any questions or concerns about the content of this website, please email the Borough Clerk.

 

Borough of Atlantic Highlands | 100 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716 | Phone: 732-291-1444 Fax: 732-291-9725



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