Wildlife of Patuxent River (Kids)

Are you interested in learning some of the wildlife that you will see on WSSC’s Triadelphia and Rocky Gorge reservoirs? Here is some information of some of the wildlife that live near or on WSSC’s two reservoirs.

Song Birds Birds of Prey Ravens

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren
Photo by the National Park Service

Red Shouldered Summer hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk
Photo by Chuck Sommers, National Park Service



Photo by Bart Pitts

Water Birds Fish in Triadelphia and Rocky Gorge Reservoirs  

Water Birds

Wood Duck
Photo by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Small mouth bass

Smallmouth Bass
Illustration from MD Department of Natural Resources




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