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There is abundant wildlife around the Rice Heritage Cottage, including birds, fish, and forest mammals. We have listed some of the critters that we have spotted. If you see any animals that aren't on this list, please let us know, so that we can add them!

Birds:

American crows

Bald eagles

Bluejays

Bristle-thighed curlews

Brown-headed cowbirds

Cardinals

Catbirds

Cedar waxwings

Chickadees

Cockatiel (which escaped from private home in Cayuga Heights)

Common yellowthroat

Double-crested cormorants

Downy woodpeckers

Eastern screech owls

Field sparrows

Goldfinches

Great black-backed gulls

Great blue herons

Hairy woodpeckers

Herring gulls

Indigo buntings

Juncos

Kingfishers

Mallard ducks

Northern flickers

Phoebes

Pileated woodpeckers

Red-tailed hawks

Red-winged blackbirds

Ring-billed gulls

Robins

Ruby-throated hummingbirds

Song sparrows

Vireos

Whippoorwills

Wild turkeys

Wood peewees

Wood thrushes

Yellow-breasted Chats

Yellow warblers

Fish:

Brown trout

Carp

Lake trout

Landlocked salmon

Largemouth bass

Perch

Pike

Rainbow trout

Rock bass

Smallmouth bass

Sunfish

Mammals:

Chipmunks

Coyotes

Gray foxes

Mice

Raccoons

Red foxes

Skunks

Whistlepigs

White-tailed deer

Marsupials:

Opossums

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