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Interstate 80 Wildlife Crossing

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Project Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2011
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This is a study of wildlife crossing interstate 80, primarily via street under-crossings, stream/river bridge-crossings, and culverts. Cameras are positioned at the openings of these structures to monitor movement of wildlife through them.

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Observation Summary

This is a summary of animal observation across all locations and positions.

Animal Animal Write-in Image Count Animal Count
1 Allen's Chipmunk 2 2
2 Alpine Chipmunk 3 3
3 American Crow 8 8
4 American Dipper 2 3
5 American Robin 15 15
6 Barn Swallow 1 2
7 Belding's Ground Squirrel 1 1
8 Black Bear 272 426
9 Black-Billed Magpie 1 3
10 Bobcat 165 169
11 Brewer's Blackbird 2 2
12 Brown-Headed Cowbird 1 1
13 Brush Rabbit It is a kind of rabbit. 1 1
14 Brush Rabbit Nuttall Cottontail 4 4
15 Brush Rabbit 190 190
16 Bushy-Tailed Woodrat 15 15
17 California Chipmunk 12 12
18 California Ground Squirrel squirrel 1 1
19 California Ground Squirrel 557 558
20 California Mouse 1 1
21 California Pocket Mouse 52 61
22 Common Ground-Dove 1 1
23 Coyote 156 159
24 Dark-Eyed Junco 5 5
25 Deer Mouse 2 3
26 Desert Cottontail 34 34
27 Douglas' Squirrel 15 15
28 Eastern Fox Squirrel 6 6
29 Eastern Gray Squirrel 6 6
30 Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel 40 40
31 Gray Fox 167 175
32 Green-Tailed Towhee 5 5
33 House Mouse 2 2
34 House Wren 17 17
35 Human 34 37
36 Human Researcher 55 71
37 Least Chipmunk 8 8
38 Lesser Goldfinch 2 2
39 Long-Eared Chipmunk 10 10
40 Mountain Beaver 1 1
41 Mountain Lion 2 2
42 Mourning Dove 7 8
43 Mule (or Black tailed) Deer 1,993 2,423
44 Norway Rat 1 1
45 Pinyon Jay 1 1
46 Pinyon Mouse 2 2
47 Raccoon 136 141
48 Rock Pigeon 781 1,311
49 Sagebrush Lizard 1 1
50 Song Sparrow 6 6
51 Steller's Jay 101 102
52 Striped Skunk 60 62
53 Virginia Opossum 15 15
54 Western Fence Lizard 21 21
55 Western Gray Squirrel squirrel 1 1
56 Western Gray Squirrel 76 76
57 Western Spotted Skunk 17 17
58 Wild Turkey 1 1
59 Yellow-Bellied Marmot 5 5
60 Yellow-Pine Chipmunk 37 37