Wildlife

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

703-246-6868
TTY 711

4500 West Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Dr. Katherine Edwards,
Wildlife Management Specialist

Department Resources


Amphibians

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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