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Oklahoma Field Guide

Discover the diverse species of Oklahoma.


Black-capped vireo; Greg Morris
Photo by: Greg Morris
Black-tailed Jackrabbit
Photo by: ODWC
Blackside Darter. Photo by Brandon Brown.
ODWC Photo
Blanchard's Cricket Frog
Photo by: Greg Schechter/CC BY 2.0
Blue jay; ehpien/Flickr
Photo by: ehpien/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Bobcat.  Photo by Dwayne Kear/RPS 2018
Photo by: Dwayne Kear/RPS 2018
Brewer's Blackbird; Linda Tanner/Flickr
Photo by: Linda Tanner/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
photo of invasive Brittle Naiad infestation at Robert S Kerr
Photo by:
Broadbanded Watersnake.  ODWC Photo
Photo by: USFS
Broad-headed Skink.  Photo by Melissa McMasters/
Photo by: Melissa McMasters/CC BY 2.0
A bird with a white belly and a mottled brown back clings to a tree.
Photo by: Kelly Colgan Azar_CC BY-ND 2.0

Want the 58 amphibian and 94 reptile species and subspecies that can be found within the state's boundaries in book format?  Head to the Outdoor Store to purchase "A Field Guide to Oklahoma's Amphibians and Reptiles".  Each account shares detailed photos of the animal along with a physical description, information about the food and habitat preferences, and notes on the life cycle and habits of the species. Revenue supports the Wildlife Department's Wildlife Diversity Fund.
For information on taking or attempting to take reptiles and amphibians or possessing reptiles or amphibians consult the current regulations.