Kains Woods is an important corridor for birds and animals that follow the river. Bald Eagles currently nest in the are and are often seen hunting for fish in the river. Killdeer and Great Blue Heron are frequently seen along the riverbanks and in the golf course ponds.
Wild Turkey like the edge habitat between the woods and the nearby fields. A wide variety of songbirds us the wooded habitat including American Goldfinch, rose-breasted Grosbeak, Great Crested Flycatcher, Scarlet Tanager and Downy Woodpecker.
The animal life is typical of the London area with White-tailed Deer, Eastern Cottontail and Grey Squirrel. Gnawed trees are a sign of Beaver.