Wildlife

Birds and Plants of Stadium Woods

Scarlet Tanager

Scarlet Tanager - photo by http://www.flickr.com/people/puttefin/


Birds

Observed as of 5/11/11
S = spring
W = winter
M = migration

Commonly Found
Cooper’s Hawk
Rock Pigeon
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (w)
Eastern Phoebe (s)
Wood-pewee (s)
Red-eyed Vireo (s)
Blue-headed Vireo (s)
American Crow
Blue Jay
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
House Wren (s)
American Robin
Swainson’s Thrush (m)
Eastern Bluebird
Gray Catbird (s)
Northern Mockingbird
Bay-breasted Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler (w)
American Redstart (s)
Black-and-white Warbler (s)
Hooded Warbler (s)
Common Yellowthroat (s)
Eastern Towhee
Dark-eyed Junco (w)
Cedar Waxwing
White-throated Sparrow (w)
Song Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Scarlet Tanager (s)
European Starling

Indigo Bunting (photo credit: http://bit.ly/AgzuBy )

Indigo Bunting (photo credit: http://bit.ly/AgzuBy )

Also Observed
Turkey Vulture
Mourning Dove
Northern Flicker
Hairy Woodpecker
Great-crested Flycatcher (s)
Least Flycatcher (s)
Winter Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Wood Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Brown Thrasher
Black-throated Green Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Magnolia Warbler (m)
Canada Warbler (m)
Yellow-breasted Chat (s)
Blackpoll Warbler (m)
Indigo Bunting
Black-billed Cuckoo (m)


Plants

All trees > 12 inches in diameter
Surveyed spring 2011

Live trees
White oak – 213
Black oak – 119
Black cherry – 47
Sweet cherry – 34
Black locust – 31
Scarlet oak – 16
Black walnut – 15
Red maple – 7
White ash – 6
White pine – 6
Boxelder – 5
American elm – 4
Norway maple – 3
Tulip-poplar – 3
Honeylocust – 2
Virginia pine – 2
Crabapple – 1
Cucumbertree – 1
Hickory – 1
Little-leaf linden – 1
Post oak – 1
Red mulberry – 1
Serviceberry – 1
Tree-of-heaven – 1
Unidentified – 4
Unidentified oak – 1
Total live trees over 12” = 526

Dead trees/snags (Important to cavity nesting birds & mammals)
White oak – 11
Black oak – 4
Black cherry – 2
White pine – 1
Unidentified – 13
Total dead trees over 12” = 31

Other woody plants
Pinxterflower (native rhododendron)
Sassafras
Flowering dogwood
Black haw
Crabapple
American chestnut
American/Chinese chestnut cross
Virginia creeper
Spicebush
Wild azalea
Summer grape
Poison-ivy
Oriental bittersweet
English ivy
Japanese barberry
Japanese honeysuckle
Morrow’s honeysuckle
Privet
Winged euonymus
Raspberry
Wineberry

Spring wildflowers and others
Mayapple
Cut-leaved toothwort
Solomon’s bower
Bloodroot
Arrowhead violet
Appalachian violet
Common blue violet
Large whorled Pogonia (an orchid)
Large-flowered bellwort
Sweet cicely
Wild strawberry
Black mustard
Bulbous buttercup
Kidney-leaved buttercup
Broad-leaved dock
Curly-leaved dock
Burdock
Chickory
Cleavers
Common mullein
Daisy fleabane
Dandelion
Dwarf cinquefoil
Gil-o’er-the-ground
Greater celandine
Indian strawberry
Greenbrier
Hooked agrimony
Horse nettle
Indian pipe
Lamb’s quarters
Long-leaved bluets
Mother of the Evening
Narrow-leaved plantain
Philadelphia fleabane
Pokeweed
Purple deadnettle
Queen Anne’s lace
Rough bedstraw
Rubus sp.
Spotted wintergreen
Spring forget-me-not
Squawroot
Star chickweed
Star-of-Bethlehem
Touch-me-not sp.
Periwinkle
Virgin’s bower
White clover
White deadnettle
Wild garlic
Wild lettuce
Wild yam
Yucca

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