Meadows & Fields
SPECIES LISTED PREFERRED SEASONS COMMENTS

American Kestrel

   

Sp,Su

 

American Robin

   

Sp,Su

 

American Woodcock

   

Sp,Su

Moist soil with earthworms.

Barred Owl

   

ALL

 

Black Rat Snake

E

 

Sp,Su, F

Field edges.

Bobolink

 

Yes

Sp,Su

 

Common Grackle

   

Sp,Su

Meadows.

Coyote

     

Field edges.

Eastern Cottontail

     

Especially uses field edges.

Eastern Meadowlark

 

Yes

ALL

Open pastures, fields, and grassy meadows.

Eastern Milk Snake

   

Sp,Su, F

 

Eastern Mole

       

Eastern Screech Owl

   

ALL

 

Eastern Smooth Green Snake

   

Sp,Su, F

 

European Starling

   

ALL

 

Field Sparrow

 

Yes

ALL

Open areas with low trees or shrubs.

Grasshopper Sparrow

T

Yes

Sp,Su

Continuous tall, herbaceous cover with few shrubs; prefers orchard grass, alfalfa, clover.

Horned Lark

   

W (Sp,Su?)

Short grasses with some bare soil.

Killdeer

   

Sp,Su

Short grass with some bare soil.

Loggerhead Shrike

E

 

W

Short grass with scattered trees or shrubs.

Marsh Hawk

   

Sp,Su

 

Meadow Vole

 

Yes

   

Northern Black Racer

   

Sp,Su, F

Field edges.

Northern Bobwhite

   

ALL

Exists only in stocked populations.

Northern Flicker

   

Sp,Su

 

Northern Goshawk

   

Sp,Su

 

Northern Shrike

   

W

Short grass with scattered trees or shrubs.

Pickerel Frog

       

Red Fox

     

Field edges.

Red-headed Woodpecker

   

Sp,Su

Dead trees at field edges.

Red-tailed Hawk

   

ALL

 

Red-winged Blackbird

   

Sp,Su

Nests in dry fields but not preferred.

Ring-necked Pheasant

   

ALL

Natural populations supplemented by restocking.

Rough-legged Hawk

   

W

 

Savannah Sparrow

 

Yes

Sp,Su

Grasses and other vegetation ofmoderate height.

Short-eared Owl

E

 

W

Extensive open grasslands.

Snow Bunting

   

W

Cultivated fields, windswept fields

Spotted Sandpiper

   

Sp,Su

 

Spotted Turtle

SC

 

Sp,Su

Uses fields for nesting.

Striped Skunk

     

Meadows, semi-open areas.

Vesper Sparow

T

Yes

Sp,Su

Short herbaceous vegetation, conspicuous perches.

Whip-poor-will

   

Sp,Su

Forest next to large clearings.

Wild Turkey

   

ALL

 

Wood Turtle

SC

 

Sp,Su

Uses fields for nesting.

Woodchuck

 

Yes

   

Woodland Vole