The Wildlife Diversity Program documents the diversity, distribution and abundance of Vermont’s nongame species, those animals not hunted, fished or trapped.

Use the links below to learn more about the diversity of animals found in Vermont.

BIRDS

Vermont has more than 250 bird species.

MAMMALS

Fifty-eight mammal species are found in Vermont.

INVERTEBRATES

Most of Vermont’s animals are those without backbones, also known as invertebrates.

REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS

Vermont is home to 40 reptile and amphibian species.

FISH

Ninety-two fresh-water fish species are swimming in Vermont’s waterways.