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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 Lesser Goldfinch 2 2
2 American Dipper 2 3
3 Rock Pigeon 781 1,311
4 Common Ground-Dove 1 1
5 American Crow 8 8
6 Steller's Jay 101 102
7 Brewer's Blackbird 2 2
8 Pinyon Jay 1 1
9 Barn Swallow 1 2
10 Dark-Eyed Junco 5 5
11 Wild Turkey 1 1
12 Song Sparrow 6 6
13 Brown-Headed Cowbird 1 1
14 Black-Billed Magpie 1 3
15 Green-Tailed Towhee 5 5
16 House Wren 17 17
17 American Robin 15 15
18 Mourning Dove 7 8
19 Mountain Beaver 1 1
20 Coyote 156 159
21 California Pocket Mouse 52 61
22 Virginia Opossum 15 15
23 Bobcat 165 169
24 Yellow-Bellied Marmot 5 5
25 Striped Skunk 60 62
26 House Mouse 2 2
27 Bushy-Tailed Woodrat 15 15
28 Mule (or Black tailed) Deer 1,993 2,423
29 California Mouse 1 1
30 Deer Mouse 2 3
31 Pinyon Mouse 2 2
32 Raccoon 136 141
33 Mountain Lion 2 2
34 Norway Rat 1 1
35 Eastern Gray Squirrel 6 6
36 Western Gray Squirrel squirrel 1 1
37 Western Gray Squirrel 76 76
38 Eastern Fox Squirrel 6 6
39 California Ground Squirrel squirrel 1 1
40 California Ground Squirrel 557 558
41 Belding's Ground Squirrel 1 1
42 Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel 40 40
43 Western Spotted Skunk 17 17
44 Desert Cottontail 34 34
45 Brush Rabbit It is a kind of rabbit. 1 1
46 Brush Rabbit Nuttall Cottontail 4 4
47 Brush Rabbit 190 190
48 Alpine Chipmunk 3 3
49 Yellow-Pine Chipmunk 37 37
50 Least Chipmunk 8 8
51 California Chipmunk 12 12
52 Long-Eared Chipmunk 10 10
53 Allen's Chipmunk 2 2
54 Douglas' Squirrel 15 15
55 Gray Fox 167 175
56 Black Bear 272 426
57 Sagebrush Lizard 1 1
58 Western Fence Lizard 21 21
59 Human 34 37
60 Human Researcher 51 67