Reptiles & Amphibians

Spotted salamander from vernal pool

Below is a list of 40 reptiles & amphibians that have been observed in the Buffalo-Niagara Region.
Download detailed table: B-N Herp Species Lists

Common Mudpuppy
Jefferson Salamander
Jefferson Complex
Blue-spotted Salamander
Spotted Salamander
Red-spotted Newt
Northern Dusky Salamander
Allegany Mountain Dusky Salamander
Redback Salamander
Slimy Salamander
Four-toed Salamander
Northern Spring Salamander
Northern Two-lined Salamander
Eastern American Toad
Northern Spring Peeper
Western Chorus Frog
Gray Treefrog
Green Frog
Wood Frog
Northern Leopard Frog
Pickerel Frog
Common Snapping Turtle
Spotted Turtle
Wood Turtle
Map Turtle
Midland Painted Turtle
Red-eared Slider
Blanding’s Turtle
Eastern Spiny Softshell
Northern Water Snake
Queen Snake
Northern Brown Snake
Northern Redbelly Snake
Eastern Garter Snake
Eastern Ribbon Snake
Northern Ringneck Snake
Smooth Green Snake
Black Rat Snake
Eastern Milk Snake

Sources: Amphibians and Reptiles of the Great Lakes Region (J.H. Harding), The Amphibians and Reptiles of New York State (J.P. Gibbs et al. 2007, NYSDEC Herp Atlas Project (


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