Animals at Unexpected Wildlife Refuge Classified as Endangered or Threatened

The following is a list of the animal species at the Refuge that are classified as endangered or threatened by various authorities. We used the document "New Jersey's Endangered and Threatened Wildlife"(https://www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/tandespp.htm) as the source of information.


  1. American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus): endangered (NJ)
  2. American kestrel (Falco sparverius): threatened (NJ)
  3. Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus): endangered (NJ)
  4. Barred owl (Strix varia): threatened (NJ)
  5. Black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax): threatened (NJ)
  6. Gray tree frog (Hyla versicolor): endangered (NJ)
  7. Horned lark (Eremophila alpestris): threatened (NJ)
  8. Northern harrier (Circus hudsonius): endangered (NJ)
  9. Osprey (Pandion haliaetus): threatened (NJ)
  10. Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps): endangered (NJ)
  11. Pine Barrens tree frog (Hyla andersonii): threatened (NJ)
  12. Pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus): threatened (NJ)
  13. Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus): threatened (NJ)
  14. Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus): endangered (NJ)
  15. Vesper sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus): endangered (NJ)