Fairfax County is home to a diverse range of wildlife species. General information on the ecology and behavior of our most common species of wildlife is provided in this section. This information is intended to serve as a resource to educate and empower the human residents of Fairfax County with knowledge about our wild neighbors. An official list of wildlife species in Virginia is available at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries on the “Official List of Virginia Native & Naturalized Species”.
For more information please contact the Fairfax County Wildlife Biologist at 703-246-6868.