Amphibians - Wildlife


Fairfax County is home to a diverse range of amphibians: Frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts.

11 species of frog and 2 species of toad inhabit Fairfax County:

  • Bullfrog, Cope’s gray treefrog, Eastern cricket frog, Eastern spadefoot, Green treefrog, Northern green frog, Northern spring peeper, Pickerel frog, Southern leopard frog, Upland chorus frog, Wood frog, American toad, and Fowler’s toad.

10 species of salamander and 1 species of newt inhabit Fairfax County:

  • Eastern mud salamander, Four-toed salamander, Marbled salamander, Northern dusky salamander, Northern red salamander, Northern red-backed salamander, Northern two-lined salamander, Spotted salamander, Three-lined salamander, White-spotted slimy salamander and Red-spotted newt.

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