November 23, 2014

River Life

Osprey - (Photo by Tom Arter)

Wildlife abounds in Maine.
30,000 miles of rivers and streams course through the glaciated landscape of Maine. These abundant waterways are the region’s arteries of life, home to thousands of species ranging from the tiniest micro-organisms to large mammals.

Some of the more prevalent and well-known Maine species are listed below.
(Photo by Tom Arter)

Alewife
Bald Eagle
Bass
Beaver
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Bull Frog
Coyote
Crayfish
Duck
Egret
Goose
Heron
Loon
Milkweed
Moose
Muskrats
Osprey
Owl
Red Fox
Salmon
Sturgeon
Wood Duck