Fauna

Carlington Park has a diverse resident population of animals, birds, insects, and reptiles, as well as other animals who commute to the Park for food.

Listed below are just some of the animal species that can be found in Carlington Park and the Clyde Woods portion of the EPA. We’ll keep adding to it, so if there’s an animal – bird, mammal, insect, reptile, amphibian – that should be on the list, let us know.

American goldfinch
American redstart
Bank swallow
Barn swallow
Bat (little brown, tri-coloured, big brown)
Blackburnian warbler
Black capped chickadee
Black crowned night heron
Blue jay
Brown thrasher
Bumblebee (varieties)
Cardinal
Cedar waxwing
Chimney swift
Chipmunk
Chipping sparrow
Common nighthawk
Crow
Downy woodpecker
Eastern milk snake
European starling
Grackle
Grey catbird
Honey bee (varieties)
Merlin
Monarch butterfly
Mouse (house, field)
Pileated woodpecker
Red-tailed hawk
Robin
Song sparrow
Squirrel (black, grey, red)
Swallowtail butterfly
Vole
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