Insects

The following list contains definitively identified insects from the Kraus Preserve for which voucher specimens are available. However, numerous specimens have been collected that have not yet been identified. Further photographic vouchers exist (e.g. over a dozen images of odonates) that have also not yet been included here.

  • Butterflies
    • Speyeria cybele
      • Great Spangled Fritillary on September 11, 2003 by Meredith Magnuson
      • 2nd specimen on September 11, 2003 by Rachael Robinson
    • Phyciodes tharos
      • Pearl Crescent on September 11, 2003 by Meredith Magnuson
    • Limenitis astyanax
      • Red-spotted Purple on September 11, 2003 by Brad Hoffeld
    • Boloria bellona
      • Meadow Fritillary on September 11, 2003 by Brad Hoffeld
  • Coleoptera
    • Nicrophorus tomentosus
      • Gold-necked Carrion Beetle on August/September, 2002 by Ramon Carreno
    • Chrysonchus auratus
      • Dogbane Beetle on September 25, 2003 by Brad Hoffeld
    • Popillia japonica
      • Japanese Beetle on September 29, 2003 by Tracy Hall
    • Cicindela sexguttata
      • Tiger Beetle on May 24, 2004 by Ramon Carreno
  • Hymenoptera
    • Apis mellifera
      • Western Honey Bee on September 11, 2003 by Nick White
  • Odonates
    • Libellula incesta
      • Slaty Skimmer on August 28, 2003 by Meredith Magnuson
    • Sympetrum ambiguum
      • Blue-faced Meadowhawk on August 28, 2003 by Meredith Magnuson
    • Sympetrum rubicundulum
      • Ruby Meadowhawk on September 2, 2004 by Amy Collins
    • Plathemis lydia
      • Common Whitetail on May 17, 2004 (photo voucher available)
    • Libellula luctuosa
      • Widow Skimmer on May 24, 2004 (specimen collected)
    • Pachydiplax longipennis
      • Blue Dasher on May 25, 2004 (photo voucher available)
    • Libellula pulchella
      • Twelve-spotted Skimmer on Late May and early June, 2004 (photo voucher available)
  • Orthoptera
    • Family Trigoniidae
      • Bush Crickets on August 28, 2003 by Nick White
    • Magicicacda cassini
      • Periodical Cicadas on May 24, 2004

Bird Species List

(data from 1977 through 1995) *

  • Anseriformes
    • Anatidae
      • Canada Goose
      • Mallard
      • Wood Duck
  • Apodiformes
    • Apodidae
      • Chimney Swift
    • Trochilidae
      • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Caprimulgiformes
    • Caprimulgidae
      • Common Nighthawk
  • Charadriiformes
    • Charadriidae
      • Killdeer
    • Laridae
      • Ring-billed Gull
  • Ciconiiformes
    • Ardeidae
      • Great Blue Heron
      • Green Heron
    • Cathartidae
      • Turkey Vulture
  • Columbiformes
    • Columbidae
      • Mourning Dove
      • Rock Dove (Pigeon)
  • Coraciiformes
    • Alcedinidae
      • Belted Kingfisher
  • Cuculiformes
    • Cuculidae
      • Black-billed Cuckoo
      • Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  • Falconiformes
    • Falconidae
      • American Kestrel
    • Accipitridae
      • Cooper’s Hawk
      • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Passeriformes
    • Bombycillidae
      • Cedar Waxwing
    • Certhiidae
      • Brown Creeper
    • Corvidae
      • Common Crow
      • Blue Jay
    • Emberizidae
      • Cardinal
      • Dark-eyed Junco
      • Eastern Towhee (Rufous-sided Towhee)
      • Scarlet Tanager
      • Indigo Bunting
      • Chipping Sparrow
      • Field Sparrow
      • House Sparrow
      • Savannah Sparrow
      • Song Sparrow
      • Tree Sparrow
      • White-throated Sparrow
    • Fringillidae
      • American Goldfinch
      • House Finch
      • Evening Grosbeak
      • Red-breasted Grosbeak
    • Hirundinidae
      • Barn Swallow
    • Icteridae
      • Baltimore Oriole
      • Brown-headed Cowbird
      • Common Grackle
      • Eastern Meadowlark
      • Redwinged Blackbird
    • Mimidae
      • Brown Thrasher
      • Grey Catbird
    • Paridae
      • Carolina Chickadee
      • Tufted Titmouse
    • Parulidae
      • American Redstart
      • Bay-breasted Warbler
      • Blackburnian Warbler
      • Black and White Warbler
      • Blackpoll Warbler
      • Black-throated Green Warbler
      • Blue-winged Warbler
      • Cape May Warbler
      • Chestnut-sided Warbler
      • Common Yellowthroat
      • Hooded Warbler
      • Kentucky Warbler
      • Louisiana Waterthrush
      • Magnolia Warbler
      • Nashville Warbler
      • Ovenbird
      • Palm Warbler
      • Prairie Warbler
      • Tennessee Warbler
      • Yellow-rumped Warbler
      • Yellow-throated Warbler
    • Sittidae
      • Red-breasted Nuthatch
      • White-breasted Nuthatch
    • Sturnidae
      • European Starling
    • Sylviidae
      • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
      • Golden-crowned Kinglet
      • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
    • Turdidae
      • American Robin
      • Eastern Bluebird
      • Gray-cheeked Thrush
      • Swainson’s Thrush
      • Wood Thrush
      • Veery
    • Troglodytidae
      • Carolina Wren
      • House Wren
      • Winter Wren
    • Tyrannidae
      • Arcadian Flycatcher
      • Great Crested Flycatcher
      • Least Flycatcher
      • Willow Flycatcher
      • Eastern Kingbird
      • Eastern Wood Pewee
    • Vireonidae
      • Red-eyed Vireo
      • Warbling Vireo
      • Yellow-throated Vireo
  • Piciformes
    • Picidae
      • Downy Woodpecker
      • Hairy Woodpecker
      • Pileated Woodpecker
      • Red-bellied Woodpecker
      • Northern Flicker
      • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Strigiformes
    • Strigidae
      • Barred Owl
      • Great Horned Owl

Note: Data obtained from field notes of Dr. Edward H. Burtt, Jr., professor of zoology at Ohio Wesleyan University