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Appendix 3: Ecology of Thompsonís Point (Index | Appendix 1 | Appendix 2)
- Mammals
- Birds
- Reptiles
- Amphibians
- Fish
- Alien Fish
- Insects
- Native Invertebrates
- Alien Invertebrates

The following lists were compiled by Anne H. Outwater in 2006 - 2007, with input from Charles A. Davis in 2008,
Dave Adams in 2008, Larry Hamilton in 2006-2007, Paula Millar Harris, 1990 and Alice B. Outwater flower collection
of 1970-1972. It is not a definitive list. For any additions or corrections, please contact Anne H. Outwater at anneoutwater@yahoo.com.
Mammals
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Bat, Little Brown Myotis Madagenihlas Myotis lucifugus
Bat, Northern Myotis Madagenihlas Myotis septentrionalis
Chipmunk, Eastern Anikwses Tamias striatus
Coyote   Canis latrans
Deer, White-tailed Nolka Odocoileus virginianus
Fox, Red Ponki owkses Vulpes vulpes
Hare, Snowshoe (Harris, 1990) Madegwas Lepus americanus
Mouse Wobikwsos Peromyscus spp.
Opossum   Didelphis virginiana
Rabbit, Eastern Cottontail Bebonkiimadeqwas Sylvilagus floridanus
Raccoon, Northern Azeban Procyon lotor
Shrew, Northern Short-tailed   Blarina brevicauda
Skunk, Striped Segogw Mephitis mephitis
Squirrel, Flying Belanigw Glaucomys spp.
Squirrel, Eastern Grey Mikoa wibeqwigid Sciurus carolinensis
Squirrel, Red Mikoa makwigid Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Vole, Meadow   Microtus pennsylvanica
Weasel Sagwasiz Mustela spp.
Woodchuck Agaskw Marmota marmax
The mammal species list was compiled by Anne H. Outwater, with input from P. M. Harris, 1990. It is not a definitive list.
For additions or corrections, please contact Anne H. Outwater at anneoutwater@yahoo.com
Birds from Thompsonís Point with known Abenaki Names
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Blackbird, Redwing Iglizmoniz Agelaius phoeniceus
Bluejay Tideso Cyanocitta cristata
Bobolink Bamskodaicogeleskw Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Catbird Jibayhla Dumetella carolinensis
Chickadee Kejegigihlasiz Poecile atricapillus
Crow Mkazas Corvus brachyrhynchos
Duck, Black Gwigwigem Anas rubripes
Duck, Bufflehead Meljas Bucephala albeola
Duck, Ruddy Babaska gwigwigem Oxyura jamaicensis
Eagle, Bald (and generic) Megezo Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Goldfinch Cigsiz Carduelis tristis
Grouse, Ruffed Bakeso Bonasa umbellus
Hummingbird, Ruby-throated Nanatasiz Archilochus colubris
Junco, Slate colored Nagwodagihla Junco hyemalis
King bird Medawlinnosiz Cicinnurus regius
Kingfisher Ceskwadadas Ceryle alcyon
Loon Medawihla Gavia
Merganser Mezikawa  
Merganser, Red-breasted (Shelldrake) Cigolewihlas Mergus serrator
Nuthatch Cigolodawasid Sittinae
Osprey Maanamagwas Pandion haliaetus
Owl, Screech Didegeli Otus asio naevius
Raven, Northern Ponki mkazas Corvus corax
Redstart Skwedasiz Hodgsonius phaenicuroides
Robin Gwikweskas Turdus migratorius
Sparrow, Song Gaskaljasiz Melospiza melodia
Swallow, Bank Benegokihlasiz Riparia riparia
Tanager, Scarlet Mekwimins Piranga olivacea
Teal, Blue-winged Meljasiz Anas discors
Teal, Green-winged Papawogahlod Anas carolinensis
Thrush, Hermit Wlogwihlas Catharus guttatus
Turkey Nahama Meleagris gallopavo
Warbler, yellow Wizowihlasiz Dendroica petechia
Waxwing, Cedar Magwasizak Bombyeilla cedrorum
Woodpecker, Pileated Mama Dryocopus pileatus
Note. For a complete bird list see Hank Kaestner’s Bird List.
These are the birds from Kaestner’s list that also have known Abenaki names.
Reptiles
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Snake, Eastern Garter Makwaaskadamod Thamophis sirtalis sirtalis
Amphibians
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Frog, Bull Agebalam Rana catasbeiana
Frog, Green Cegwal Rana clamitans melanota
Frog, Northern Leopard Cegwal Rana pipiens
Salamander, Redback Kakadolokwsiz Plethodon cinereus
Toad, American Mamaska Bufo americanus

Note. Fauna lists were compiled by Anne H. Outwater, with input from P. M. Harris, 1990.
They are not definitive lists. For additions or corrections, please contact Anne H. Outwater at anneoutwater@yahoo.com

Fish
Native, and present now or historically, at Thompsonís Point
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Bass, Rock Megejas Ambloplites rupestris
Bass, Small mouth   Micropterus dolomieu
Bowfin   Amia calva
Bullhead, Brown Wozesso Ameiuras nebolosas
Bullhead, Yellow   Ameiurus natalis
Burbot / Freshwater Cod Nokamagw Lota lota
Catfish, Channel   Ictalurus punctatus
Cisco / Herring, Lake Zobagwipesiz Coregonus artedi
Dace, Blacknose   Rhinichthys atratulus
Darter, Eastern Sand   Ammocrypta pellucida
Darter, Tessellated   Etheostoma olmstedi
Eel Nahomo Anguilla rostrata
Fallfish   Semotilus corporalis
Gar, Longnose Ojoljegahon Lepisosteus
Lamprey, Sea Nibomo Petromyzon marinus
Logperch   Percina caprodes
Minnow, Bluntnose Molamagwsiz Pimephales notatus
Minnow, Eastern Silvery   Hybognathus regius
Minnow, Fathead   Pimephales promelas
Mooneye   Hiodon tergisus
Mudminnow, Central   Umbra limi
Muskellunge Maskwenoza Esox masquinongy
Perch, Yellow Molamagws Perca flavescens
Pickerel, Chain Kwenozasiz Esox niger
Pike, Northern Kwenoza Esox lucius
Pike, Walleye Mamsalagikws Sander vitreus
Pumpinkinseed Abonamagwas Lepomis gibbosus
Quillback   Carpiodes cyprinus
Redhorse, Shorthead / Sucker Carp Kikomkwa Moxostoma macrolepidotum
Salmon, Atlantic Mskwamagw Salmo salar
Shiner, Common Namasiz Luxilus cornutus
Shiner, Emerald   Notropis atheroides
Shiner, Golden Pesiz Notemigonus crysoleucas
Shiner, Mimic   Notropis volucellus
Shiner, Rosyface   Notropis rubellus
Shiner, Spotfin   Cyprinella spiloptera
Shiner, Spottail   Notropis hudsonius
Smelt, Rainbow Bebonamagw Osmerus mordax
Sturgeon, Lake Gabasa Acipenser fulvescens
Sucker, White   Catostomus commersoni
Sunfish Abonamagwas Lepomis auritus
Trout, Lake Namagw Salvelinus namaycush
Trout, Brook (Speckled) Skotam Salvelinus fontinalis
Troutperch   Percopsis omiscomaycus
Whitefish Wobamagw Coregonus clupeaformis
Alien Fish
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Bass, Large mouth   Micropterus salmoides
Carp Wobhagas Cyrpinus carpio
Crappie, Black   Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Perch, White   Morone americana
Note. The Fish species list was compiled from Langdon, Ferguson, & Cox (2006).
Insects
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Ant Alikws Formicidae
Bee Wawilomwa Hymenoptera
Bee, Bumble (ground) Begwiwawilomwa Bombus terrestris
Bee, Honey Zogaliwawilomwa Hymenoptera spp
Butterfly or Moth Mamijola  
Butterfly, Monarch   Danaus plexippus
Butterfly, Admiral   Vanessa atalanta
Butterfly, Cabbage   Pieris rapae
Caddis Fly   Trichoptera
Caterpillar, Wooly Bear Zazobhowad, Nibeniskog Isia isabella
Cicada Sigiliamo Hemiptera
Cricket, Grasshopper Cols Orthoptera
Crane flies   Tipula spp.
Dragonfly, Darner Odamogan Odonata
Firefly Pipesawas Lampyridae
Flea Babigw Siphonaptera
Fly, Black Makazawegid Simuliidae
Fly, Deer and Horse Masezakwa Tabadinae
Fly, Deer Nolkaimasezakwa Chrysops spp.
Fly, House Ojawas Musca domestica
Fly, White Wobigesid Aleyrodidae
Gnat, No-see-um, midge Begwiojawas  
Lady bug Alemosiz Coccinellidae
Mayflies   Ephemeroptera
Moth, Luna   Actias luna
Mosquito Begwes Culicidae
Wasp Wawizowigeji owdik Vespidae
Wasps, Ground Begwiwawilomwa Sphecidae
Water boatman Mikinakw Corixidae
Water striders Demakwasiz Gerridae
Note. The insect species list was compiled by Anne H. Outwater, with input from P. M. Harris, 1990.
It is not a definitive list. For additions or corrections, please contact Anne H. Outwater at anneoutwater@yahoo.com

Native Invertebrates
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Bloodsuckers, leeches Babaskw Hirudidae
Centipede Msaligodod Chilopoda
Clam, mollusk Als Mollusca
Crayfish Soga Orconectes spp.
Snail Wakwodes Gastropoda
Spider Mamsahlabika Araneae
Worm Skogsiz  
Alien Invertebrates
 
English Abenaki Scientific
Mussel, Zebra   Dreissena polymorpha

Note. Invertebrate species lists were compiled by Anne H. Outwater, with input from P. M. Harris, 1990.
They are not definitive lists. For additions or corrections, please contact Anne H. Outwater at anneoutwater@yahoo.com

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