Marsh Wren 
Cistothorus palustris

is a small North American songbird of the wren family. It is sometimes called the long-billed marsh wren to 
distinguish it from the sedge wren, also known as the short-billed marsh wren.

Salt-Meadow Grass
Spartina patens

is a species of cordgrass native to the Atlantic 
coast of the Americas, from Newfoundland south along the eastern United States to the Caribbean and northeast Mexico.

Tabanas nigrovitatus

is a species of biting horse-fly commonly found around coastal marshes of the Eastern United States.


Snowy Egret
Egretta thula

is a small white heron. The genus name comes from the Provençal French for the little egret aigrette, a diminutive of aigron, 
"heron". The species name thula is the Araucano for the black-necked swan, applied to this species in error by Chilean naturalist Juan Ignacio Molina in 1782.

Northern Diamondback Terrapin
Malaclemys terrapin

is a species of turtle native to the brackish coastal tidal marshes of the 
eastern and southern United States, and in Bermuda. It belongs to the monotypic genus Malaclemys.

Common Reed
Phragmites australis

is a genus of four species of large perennial reed grasses found in wetlands throughout temperate and 
tropical regions of the world.

Spike  Grass
Distichlis spicata

is a hardy perennial with rhizomes and sometimes stolons.  It is an erect grass which occasionally approaches half a meter in height but is generally shorter.  The solid, stiff stems have narrow leaves up to 10 centimeters in length, which may be crusted with salt in saline environments.

Ondatra zibethicus

the only species in genus Ondatra and tribe ondatrini, is a medium-sized 
semiaquatic rodent native to North America and an introduced species in parts of Europe, 
Asia, and South America. The muskrat is found in wetlands over a wide range of climates and habitats.



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