Wildlife of North Carolina's Coastal Plain region

Wildlife of North Carolina's Coastal Plain region
Alligators
by Dough, Wynne. In North Carolina the American alligator inhabits fresh and estuarine bodies of water as far west as Robeson and Cumberland Counties, building dens with submerged entrances at the water's edge. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
American Shad (from NC WINS)
by Ashley, Keith, Dockendorf, Kevin. American Shad Alosa sapidissima by Keith Ashley Update and revision by Kevin Dockendorf, Fisheries Biologist North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, 2007. Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Atlantic Sturgeon (from NC WINS)
by Wynne, Bennett, Ashley, Keith. Atlantic Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus (Oxyrinchus means “sharp snout”.) by Keith Ashley and Bennett Wynne North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Beaver (from NC WINS)
by Olfenbuttel, Colleen, Sumner, Perry W., McGrath, Chris. Beaver Castor canadensis Written by Chris McGrath, Colleen Olfenbuttel, Black Bear and Furbearer Biologist, and Perry Sumner, NCWRC. North Carolina Wildlife Resources [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Bird, Cardinal
by Case, Steven. State Bird of North Carolina: Cardinal By Steven Case NC Government & Heritage Library, 2011 See also: North Carolina State Symbols and Official Adoptions main page Listen to this [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Black Bear (from NC WINS)
by Krupnick, Jane, Jones, Mark D. Black Bear Ursus americanus by Mark D. Jones, Jane Krupnick, and Colleen Olfenbutte North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, updated 2017. Classification Class: Mammalia Order: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Black Crappie and White Crappie (from NC WINS)
by Hammers, Brad E., Oakley, N. Corey. Black Crappie and White Crappie Pomoxis nigromaculatus and Pomoxis annularis Written by Brad E. Hammers updated by N. Corey Oakley North Carolina Wildlife Resources [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Black Duck (from NC WINS)
by Fuller, Joe, Howell, Doug. Black Duck Anas rubripes by Joe Fuller Updated by Doug Howell North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Classification Class: Aves Order: Anseriformes Average [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Bluegill (from NC WINS)
by Hammers, Brad E., Ashley, Keith, Bryant, Shari L. Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Written by Brad E. Hammers and Shari L. Bryant Updated by Keith Ashley, fisheries biologist North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Bobcat (from NC WINS)
by Olfenbuttel, Colleen, Sawyer, David, Sumner, Perry W. Bobcat Felis rufus Written by Dan Bryant, Colleen Olfenbuttel, Black bear and furbearer biologist–NCWRC, David Sawyer, and Perry Sumner. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Canada Goose (from NC WINS)
by Fuller, Joe, Martin, Kyle. Canada Goose Branta canadensis Originally written by Kyle Martin. Re-written by Joe Fuller, Migratory Game Bird Coordinator, NCWRC North Carolina Wildlife Resources [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Canvasback Duck (from NC WINS)
by Howell, Doug. Canvasback Duck Aythya valisineria Written by Jay D. Davis. Re-written by Doug Howell, Waterfowl Biologist –NCWRC North Carolina Wildlife Resources [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Carolina Madtom (from NC WINS)
by Watson, Brian T., Wood, Chris. Carolina Madtom Noturus furiosus by Brian T. Watson, Division of Inland Fisheries Updated by Chris Wood North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Clapper Rail (from NC WINS)
by Fuller, Joe. Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris by Joe Fuller North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Classification Class: Aves Order: Gruiformes Average Length 13 in.–16 [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Corn Snake (from NC WINS)
by Beane, Jeff, Godfrey, Matthew, Boynton, Allen. Corn Snake Elaphe guttata by Allen Boynton Updated by Jeff Beane and Matthew Godfrey North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Classification Class: Reptilla Order: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Cottonmouth (from NC WINS)
by Conant, Therese, Durso, Andrew M., Hall, Jeff. Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus by Therese Conant Updated by Andrew M. Durso and Jeff Hall North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Classification Class: Reptilia [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Coyote (from NC WINS)
by Olfenbuttel, Colleen, Thomas, Jack, Sumner, Perry W. Coyote Canis latrans by Geriann Albers, Colleen Olfenbuttel, Perry W. Sumner, and Jack Thomas North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, updated 2017. Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Crayfish (from NC WINS)
by Nichols, Robert B., Friday, Sarah. Crayfish Cambarus bartoni Written by Sarah Friday Updated by Robert Nichols North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Classification Class: Crustacea Order: Decapoda [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Deertongue
by Bullard, A. J. Deertongue, also called dog-tongue and vanilla plant (Trilisa odoratissima), is native to the U.S. coastal region from North Carolina to Florida. It is characterized by basal clusters of dog- or [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Diamondback Terrapin (from NC WINS)
by Burge, Kimberly, Conant, Therese, Weeks, Kendrick, Harden, Leigh Anne. Diamondback Terrapin See also: Terrapins Malaclemys terrapin by Therese Conant Updated by Kendrick Weeks, Leigh Anne Harden, and Kimberly Burge North Carolina Wildlife Resources [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Eastern Box Turtle (from NC WINS)
by Burge, Kimberly, Jones, Melissa. Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina by Kimberly Burge and Melissa Jones, edited by Jeff Hall. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, 2010. Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Eastern wild turkey (from NC WINS)
by Howard, Brad. Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo by Brad Howard Updated 2011 by Evin Stanford, Surveys and Research Biologist Additional information about the Eastern Wild Turkey is available at [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Fox Squirrel (from NC WINS)
by Olfenbuttel, Colleen, Carraway, Mike. Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger by Mike Carraway, Colleen Olfenbuttel, and Brandon Sherrill North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Updated 2017. Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Gray Fox (from NC WINS)
by Olfenbuttel, Colleen, Sumner, Perry W. Gray Fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus by Colleen Olfenbuttel and Perry Sumner North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Classification Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Average [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
Great Horned Owl (from NC WINS)
by Johns, Mark E., Irvin, Wayne. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus Written by Wayne Irvin Contributions to original by Mark E. Johns North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Classification Class: [...] (from NC Wildlife Information Network Share (NC WINS).)
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