Bogs & Sphagnum
SPECIES LISTED PREFERRED SEASONS COMMENTS

American Bittern

E

 

Sp,Su

Requires tall emergent vegetation.

American Woodcock

   

Sp,Su

 

Big Brown Bat

 

Yes

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Bog Turtle

E

Yes

Sp,Su,F

Sunny, unpolluted, open bogs.

Common Snipe

 

Yes

Sp,Su

Low vegetation for nest and cover.

Eastern Milk Snake

   

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs.

Eastern Pipistrelle

 

Yes

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Eastern Ribbon Snake

   

Sp,Su,F

Needs some shrubby cover.

Four-toed Salamander

SC

Yes

Sp,Su,F

Hides and lays eggs in sphagnum.

Gray Treefrog

   

Sp

May breed in bogs.

Hoary Bat

   

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Indiana Myotis

E,FE

 

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Keen's Myotis

 

Yes

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs.

Little Brown Myotis

 

Yes

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects

Masked Shrew

     

Moist sites.

Moose

       

Nashville Warbler

   

Sp,Su

With scattered trees.

Northern Parula

T

 

Sp,Su

Nests in wooded bogs.

Northern Redbelly Snake

   

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs.

Northern Water Snake

   

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs.

Northern Waterthrush

   

Sp,Su

Nests in wooded swamps and bogs.

Olive-sided Flycatcher

   

Sp,Su

Along edges of bogs.

Painted Turtle

   

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs.

Pickerel Frog

 

Yes

Sp

May breed in bogs.

Red Bat

   

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Silver-haired Bat

 

Yes

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Small-footed Myotis

SC

 

Sp,Su,F

Forages over wetlands for insects.

Snapping Turtle

   

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs with open water.

Sora

   

Sp,Su

Abundant, dense vegetation.

Southern Bog Lemming

SC

Yes

 

Favors sphagnum bogs.

Spotted Turtle

SC

 

Sp,Su,F

May inhabit bogs.

Spring Peeper

   

Sp

May breed in bogs.

Swamp Sparrow

   

Sp,Su

With interspersed shrubs.

Water Shrew

SC

   

Requires herbaceous cover, cold water.