Bestiary

You encounter a surprising amount of creatures if you take the time to look for them.

Here’s a list (always in-progress) of some of the wildlife I see in and around my suburban woodland-adjacent garden:

  • Eastern gray squirrel
  • Eastern chipmunk
  • Opossum
  • Eastern cottontail
  • White-tailed deer
  • Raccoon
  • Groundhog
  • House sparrow
  • Song sparrow
  • House finch
  • Mourning dove
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Blue jay
  • American crow
  • Common Grackle
  • European Starling
  • American Goldfinch
  • American robin
  • Baltimore oriole
  • Bald eagle
  • Cooper’s hawk
  • Red-tailed hawk
  • Turkey vulture
  • Wild turkey
  • Red-winged blackbird
  • Downy woodpecker
  • Red-bellied woodpecker
  • Black-capped chickadee
  • Brown-headed cowbird
  • Canada goose
  • Mallard duck
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird
  • Cedar waxwing
  • Carolina wren
  • Dark-eyed junco
  • Tufted titmouse
  • American toad
  • Northern flicker