Index of Species Photographed in Estabrook Park

Groups

1Mammals14
2Water birds (water fowl, wading birds, and fishers)33
3Birds of prey (raptors and owls)10
4Woodpeckers6
5Warblers and Vireos25
5Other birds59
6Reptiles3
7Amphibians2
8Fish4
9Other (Crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, and worms)5
10Butterflies24
11Moths16
11Dragonflies and Damselflies15
12Other insects20
13Arachnids (spiders)4
Total240
Mammals
1Eastern chipmunk August 18, 2020
2Red squirrelJuly 7, 2020
3Grey squirrelSeptember 10, 2020
4Eastern cottontailAugust 31, 2020
5GroundhogDecember 15, 2020
6MuskratJanuary 10, 2021
7American minkJuly 18, 2021
8Virginia opossumMarch 25, 2022
9RaccoonSeptember 8, 2020
10North American river otterJune 17, 2021
11North American beaverAugust 18, 2020
12Red fox (technically across the street, but I was in the park!)December 26, 2021
13CoyoteDecember 11, 2021
14White-tailed deerDecember 15, 2020
Water birds (water fowl, wading birds, and fishers)
1Tundra/trumpeter swan (flying over in v-formation)March 18, 2022
2Canada goose May 10, 2020
3Double-crested cormorantAugust 20, 2020
4Common merganserJanuary 11, 2021
5Red-breasted merganserJanuary 14, 2021
6Hooded merganserMay 18, 2020
7Common goldeneyeJanuary 15, 2021
8BuffleheadJanuary 16, 2021
9RedheadMarch 3, 2021
10American black duckJanuary 11, 2021
11Blue-winged tealApril 11, 2020
12Mallard
13Wood duckMarch 26, 2020
14Greater scaupMarch 13, 2021
15GadwallMarch 13, 2021
16American wigeonNovember 1, 2021
17PintailOctober 4, 2021
18Northern shovelerApril 23, 2021
19Pied-billed grebeApril 1, 2020
20American cootApril 14, 2021
21Great blue heronSeptember 8, 2020
22Great egret or great white heronMay 10, 2020
23Green heronMay 10, 2020
24Black-crowned night-heron (Juvenile)August 11, 2020
25Yellow-crowned night-heron (Juvenile) August 12, 2021
26Herring gullJanuary 6, 2021
27Ring-billed gullMay 19, 2021
28Lesser yellowlegsMay 1, 2021
29Spotted sandpiperJuly 23, 2020
30Solitary sandpiperApril 27, 2021
31KilldeerApril 1, 2021
32Sora (Juvenile)September 20, 2021
33Belted kingfisherMay 6, 2020
Birds of prey (raptors and owls)
1American bald eagleJanuary 11, 2021
2OspreyOctober 27, 2021
3Red-tailed hawkJanuary 10, 2021
4Cooper’s hawk or Sharp-shinned hawkAugust 31, 2020
5Peregrine falcon July 6, 2021
6MerlinJanuary 12, 2021
7American kestrelJanuary 1, 2022
8Eastern screech-owlApril 18, 2022
9Great horned owlApril 17, 2021
10Turkey vultureMay 11, 2021
Woodpeckers
1Red-bellied woodpecker January 9, 2021
2Northern flickerApril 26, 2020
3Hairy woodpeckerJanuary 9, 2021
4Downy woodpeckerJanuary 31, 2021
5Yellow-bellied sapsuckerApril 1, 2021
6Red-headed woodpeckerMay 9, 2022
Warblers and Vireos
1Common yellowthroat May 6, 2021
2Magnolia warblerMay 11, 2020
3Palm warblerMay 12, 2020
4Black-and-white warblerMay 13, 2020
5Cape May warblerMay 15, 2020 *
6Yellow-rumped warblerMay 9, 2021
7Nashville warblerMay 4, 2020
8Black-throated green warblerMay 5, 2021
9Black-throated blue warblerMay 19, 2020 *
10Yellow warblerMay 5, 2021
11Chestnut-sided warblerMay 9, 2021
12Wilson’s warblerMay 19, 2021
13Bay-breasted warblerMay 20, 2021
14Northern waterthrushSeptember 6, 2020
15Louisiana waterthrushApril 10, 2022
16Blackburnian warblerMay 24, 2021
17Mourning warblerJune 6, 2021
18Blackpoll warblerSeptember 23, 2021
19Prairie warblerApril 29, 2022
20Northern parulaSeptember 23, 2021
21Red-eyed vireoMay 30, 2020
22Warbling vireoMay 11, 2021
23Yellow-throated vireoMay 24, 2021
24Blue-headed vireoSeptember 23, 2021
25Philadelphia vireoSeptember 12, 2021
Other birds
1Wild turkeyJune 29, 2021
2American crow January 10, 2021
3Mourning doveJanuary 10, 2021
4American robinJanuary 13, 2021
5Grey catbirdJanuary 9, 2021
6Brown-headed cowbirdApril 30, 2020
7Red-winged blackbirdJune 13, 2020
8Rusty blackbirdSeptember 30, 2021
9Common grackleApril 18, 2020
10Baltimore orioleMay 9, 2020
11Brown thrasherApril 26, 2020
12Indigo buntingAugust 5, 2020
13Scarlet tanagerMay 26, 2020
14American goldfinchAugust 30, 2020
15Purple or house finchAugust 1, 2020
16Common redpollFebruary 12, 2022
17Black-capped chickadeeJanuary 13, 2021
18Brown creeperApril 15, 2020
19Ruby-throated hummingbirdAugust 26, 2020
20Ruby-crowned kingletApril 9, 2020
21Golden-crowned kingletApril 1, 2021
22Northern cardinalJanuary 12, 2021
23Dark-eyed juncoJanuary 6, 2021
24Cedar waxwingMay 23, 2020
25Eastern wood-peweeSeptember 6, 2020
26Rose-breasted grosbeak (male)May 12, 2020
27Eastern towhee (male)May 7, 2020
28Eastern kingbirdMay 30, 2020
29Blue-gray gnatcatcherApril 26, 2020
30American redstartSeptember 5, 2021
31House wrenMay 24, 2020
32Marsh wrenOctober 15, 2021
33Winter wrenNovember 24, 2021
34Blue jayJuly 19, 2020
35Eastern bluebirdApril 21, 2020
36Song sparrowMay 7, 2020 *
37White-crowned sparrowMay 11, 2021
38White-throated sparrowApril 13, 2021
39Lincoln’s sparrowSeptember 24, 2021
40Fox sparrowJanuary 11, 2022
41Swamp sparrowApril 16, 2020
42American tree sparrowJanuary 12, 2022
43House sparrowFebruary 1, 2022
44Field sparrowApril 13, 2022
45Great crested flycatcherJune 8, 2020
46Olive-sided flycatcherMay 20, 2021
47Willow flycatcherSeptember 5, 2021
48Acadian flycatcherJuly 6, 2021
49Least flycatcherApril 30, 2022
50Eastern phoebeMay 20, 2021
51Tree swallowApril 28, 2021
52Barn swallowApril 27, 2022
53Northern rough-winged swallowApril 27, 2022
54European starlingJanuary 25, 2021
55Hermit thrushJanuary 27, 2021
56Swainson’s thrushSeptember 12, 2021
57VeeryMay 5, 2022
58Black-billed cuckooMay 22, 2021
59White-winged crossbillFebruary 6, 2022
Reptiles
1Common snapping turtleJuly 6, 2020
2Red-eared sliderJuly 26, 2020
3Painted turtleJuly 19, 2020
Amphibians
1American bullfrog May 25, 2020
2American toadMay 25, 2020
Fish
1Bullhead July 25, 2020
2BluegillJune 25, 2020
3CarpJune 25, 2020
4SalmonSeptember 26, 2021
Other (Crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, and worms)
1Crayfish June 10, 2020
2SnailJuly 6, 2020
3MusselApril 18, 2021
4Leopard slugJuly 7, 2020
5Earth worms matingMarch 24, 2021
Butterflies
1MonarchJuly 21, 2020
2Eastern tiger swallowtailAugust 26, 2020
3Eastern tiger swallowtail (dark morph)August 5, 2020
4Black swallowtailJune 12, 2020
5Red spotted purpleAugust 26, 2020
6Red admiralJuly 27, 2020
7Northern crescentAugust 16, 2020
8Eastern commaJune 25, 2020
9Mourning cloakApril 4, 2021
10Painted ladyAugust 26, 2020
11American ladyJune 24, 2020
12Common buckeyeJune 22, 2020
13Little wood-satyrJune 17, 2021
14Banded hairstreakJuly 26, 2020
15Clouded sulfurSeptember 12, 2020
16Cloudless sulfurAugust 8, 2020
17Pink-edged sulfurAugust 26, 2020
18Eastern tailed-blueSeptember 6, 2020
19Summer spring azureSeptember 6, 2020
20Cabbage whiteSeptember 2, 2020
21Silver-spotted skipperJune 12, 2020
22Peck’s skipperJuly 31, 2020
23Fiery skipperJuly 31, 2020
24Crossline skipperJuly 31, 2020
Moths
1White-spotted sableJune 15, 2020
2Snowberry clearwingAugust 1, 2020
3Leconte’s haploaJuly 14, 2020
4Hermia underwingAugust 29, 2020
5Pale beautyJune 20, 2020
6White slant-lineJuly 3, 2021
7Promiscuous angleJuly 18, 2021
8Grey springJuly 13, 2020
9Ailanthus webwormAugust 27, 2020
10Bold medicineAugust 27, 2020
11PlumJuly 3, 2020
12Virginia tiger (catepiller)August 1, 2020
13Isabelle tiger (wooly bear) (caterpiller)January 21, 2021
14White-marked tussock (caterpiller)July 8, 2020
15White hickory tussock (caterpiller)August 14, 2020
16Milkweed tussock (caterpiller)August 5, 2020
Dragonflies and Damselflies
1Common green darnerMay 21, 2021
2Black saddlebagsJuly 9, 2020
3Widow skimmerJune 24, 2020
4Twelve-spotted skimmerJune 13, 2020
5Common whitetailJune 13, 2020
6Dot-tailed whitefaceJune 4, 2020
7Blue dasherJuly 1, 2020
8Cherry-faced or ruby meadowhawkAugust 26, 2020
9White-faced meadowhawkSeptember 24, 2021
10Orange meadowhawkJuly 10, 2020
11Halloween pennantJuly 3, 2021
12Clubtail, probably arrow clubtailSeptember 10, 2021
13Ebony jewelwingJuly 9, 2020
14Skimming bluetJune 5, 2020
15American rubyspotSeptember 1, 2020
Other insects
1Bald-faced hornet July 24, 2020
2Great black waspAugust 1, 2020
3Giant ichneumon waspSeptember 6, 2020
4BumblebeeJuly 24, 2020
5HoneybeeApril 4, 2021
6Bicolored Agapostemon (sweat bee)June 22, 2020
7Pure golden sweat beeJune 17, 2020
8Large bee flyJune 28, 2020
9HoverflyJune 28, 2020
10Gold-backed snipe flyJune 20, 2020
11Carolina grasshoper (aka road duster)July 8, 2020
12Narrow-winged sand grasshopperJuly 11, 2020
13Differential grasshopperAugust 14, 2020
14Skudder’s bush katydidJune 28, 2020
15Red milkweed beetleJuly 6, 2020
16Handsome fungus beetleJune 18, 2020
17Firefly without a flashJune 17, 2020
18Crane flyJune 13, 2020
19CicadaAugust 4, 2020
20Pavement antJune 25, 2021
Arachnids (spiders)
1Yellow garden spiderAugust 7, 2020
2Spotted orb-weaverSeptember 7, 2020
3Harvestman (daddy longlegs)July 2, 2020
4Wolf spiderMarch 5, 2021

Wish list (critters I’ve spotted or suspect are there but haven’t yet managed to capture)

1Possum (spotted 1 in alley and 2 deceased in park, but no pix of live one in park yet)
2Mouse (spotted several live and deceased in park, but no picture of live one yet)
3Bat (spotted overhead at dusk, but haven’t even tried taking a picture yet)
4Pileated woodpecker (reportedly spotted along Milwaukee River)
5Red-headed woodpecker (reportedly seen by river near Good Hope Road)
6Sand Hill Crane (spotted overhead and elsewhere, but not pics in park yet)
7American White Pelican (spotted overhead and elsewhere, but not pics in park yet)
8Caspian tern (seen on April 27, 2022, but no pictures yet)
9Ovenbird (seen on May 2, 2022, but no pictures yet)
10Chipping sparrow (seen on May 9, 2022, but no pictures yet)
11Garter snake (or any snake, for that matter)
12Green frog (or any frog other than a bullfrog)
13Salamander
Coyote (spotted in Shorewood and across the river, but no pictures in park yet) Done!
Fox (spotted one by Summer Fest grounds downtown, but not in park yet) Done!
Mink (spotted at river and pond, but no pictures yet) Done!
Turkey (spotted in Shorewood and heard in park, but no pictures yet) Done!
Falcon (seen many times at UWM and maybe from park, but no pictures yet) Done!
Kestrel (seen on Oak Leaf Trail north of park, but no pictures yet) Done!
Osprey (spotted by Gina over the river, but I haven’t seen one yet) Done!
Great horned owl (spotted in Shorewood, but not in park yet) Done!
Screech-owl (spotted in Cambridge woods, but not in park yet) Done!
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