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Dry Mixedwood Wildlife

Sapsucker birdCharacteristic species of deciduous forests in the Dry Mixedwood Subregion include Least Flycatcher, House Wren, Ovenbird, Red-eyed and Warbling Vireos, Baltimore Oriole and Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Species of birds found in mixedwood forests include Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Swanson's Thrush, Solitary Vireo, Magnolia Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Pileated Woodpecker and Northern Goshawk.

Wolf within the Boreal ForestA few species are restricted to the Cold Lake area and an eastern faunal element. These include Yellow Rail, Sedge Wren, Great-crested Flycatcher, Chestnut-sided and Blackburnian Warbler. Some of the mammals that occur in this particular subregion include Beaver, Moose, varying hare, bear, wolf, lynx and ermine.


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