Vertebrate Zoology Species List

Spring 2003 UPDATE SPECIES LISTS

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Ebenezer Swamp, Montevallo, AL:

American bullfrog (Rana catesbieana) adult tadpole

Leopard frog (Rana utricularia)

Blacknose dace (Rhinichthys atratulus)

Blackspotted topminnow (Fundulus olivaceus)

Rainbow shiner (Notropis chrosomus)

Pretty shiner (Lythrurus bellus)

Burrhead shiner (Notropis asperifrons)

Creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus)

Coosa darter (Etheostoma coosae)

Speckled darter (Etheostoma stigmaeum)

Longear sunfish (Lepomis megalotis)

Redspotted sunfish (Lepomis miniatus)

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)

 


 

                            Little Cahaba at Iron Bridge, Birmingham, AL:

                         Tricolor shiner (Cyprinella trichroistia)

                         Largescale stoneroller (Campostoma oligolepis)

                         Banded sculpin (Cottus carolinae)

                         Alabama hogsucker (Hypentelium etowanum)

                                   Speckled darter (Etheostoma stigmaeum)

                         Blackbanded darter (Percina nigrofasciata) male female

                         Mobile logperch (Percina catheyi)

                                   Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

                         Stripenecked musk turtle (Sternotherus minor peltifer)

                         Gulf coast spiny softshell (Apalone spinifera aspera)

 

 


Homewood Nature Area, Homewood, AL:

Spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) egg mass

Northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus)

Three-lined salamander (Eurycea longicauda)

Mississippi slimy salamander (Plethodon mississippi)

Zigzag salamander (Plethodon dorsalis) dorsum venter

Southern ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus)

 

 

 

 

          

 

          Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC:

 

            American toad (Bufo americanus)

            Blackbelly salamander (Desmognathus quadramaculatus) dorsum venter

            Spring salamander larva (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)

            Northern red salamander (Psuedotriton ruber)

            Northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus)

            Blue-ridge two lined salamander (Eurycea wilderae)

                 Mountain dusky salamander (Desmognathus ocrophaeus)

                 Jordan salamander (Plethodon jordani)

 

 

Brasher Woods, Steele, AL

Eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolinensis)

 

 

 

                            Birmingham Southern Campus, Birmingham, AL:

                                                       Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) eggs

                                European starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

                                American robin (Turdus migratorius)

                                Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

                                Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

                                Great crested flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)

                                Northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

                                House finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)

                                Downy woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)

                                Red headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)

                                Chimney Swift (Chaetura pelagica)

                                Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

                                Rock dove (Columbia livia)

                        

 

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