Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis) and American Robins (Turdus migratorius) are the most common indigenous species found within the park. Less frequent sitings include Red-Tailed Hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), Herring Gulls(Larus argentatus), and Northern Filckers(Colaptes auratus).
Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln and his family owned a pet dog while they lived in Springfield. Fido, a retriever/shepherd mix lived with the Lincoln's until they left for Washington D.C. Fido remained in Springfield with family friends. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois