Hiram College

The James H. Barrow Biological Field Station at Hiram College cares for endangered duck species through a partnership with the Akron Zoo.Wood Duck

Species include white winged wood ducks and Madagascar teals.

Additionally, the Field Station has a private rehabilitation wing in which staff and interns care for an assortment of injured birds.

Pictured: red-tailed hawk, hummingbird

Red Tail Hawk  Hummingbird

The Field Station also houses many animals that are on display for the public.

Amphibians: frogs, toads, newts, salamanders

Grey Tree Frog  Spotted Salamander

Reptiles: turtles, snakes

Red-eared Slider  Black Rat Snake

Fish: sun fish, bull heads, large mouth bass

Brownn Bullhead  Bluegill Sunfish

Birds: Trumpeter Swans

Swans  Baby Swan


While hiking on the property, Field Station visitors may encounter a wide range of wildlife.

A short list of Ohio natives:

  • Virginia opossum
  • Eastern cotton-tailed rabbit
  • Eastern chipmunk
  • Red squirrel
  • Woodchuck
  • White-tailed deer
  • Skunk
  • Butler’s garter snake
  • Eastern box turtle
  • Eastern milk snake
  • Northern map turtle
  • American toad
  • Bull frog
  • Grey treefrog
  • Green frog
  • Northern spring peeper
  • Red-spotted newt
  • Largemouth bass
  • Bluegill sunfish
  • Scarlet tanager
  • Red-Tailed hawk
  • Great blue heron
  • Giant swallowtail butterfly