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Prospect Park Wildlife

Prospect Park is home to creatures great and small—get to know these backyard Brooklynites! From the 200+ species of birds in the park, to the bees and bugs pollinating the plants, to the frogs and fish that swim in the Lake, each creature plays and important part in this thriving ecosystem.

close up frog

Prospect Park Alliance's Wildlife Quiz

Close Up Shot of Snapping Turtle

Park Wildlife By the Numbers

Most people know Prospect Park as a large, public green…

Where Do The Animals Go In Winter?

Like Holden Caulfield before us, we’re asking, “where do the…

Ladybugs to the Rescue

First goats, now… ladybugs? Prospect Park Alliance is always on…

Close Up of Swallowtail Butterfly on Flower

Prospect Park's Pollinators

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Your support keeps Prospect Park a vibrant and healthy resource for the whole community—today and into the future.

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Wildlife Stewardship Booklet

Visit Prospect Park’s Wildlife Stewardship Guide for children to learn about the importance of keeping Prospect Park’s plants and wildlife safe.

Prospect Park's Wild Side