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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 Western Scrub-Jay 3 3
2 Lesser Goldfinch 2 2
3 American Dipper 2 3
4 Rock Pigeon 781 1,311
5 Common Ground-Dove 1 1
6 American Crow 8 8
7 Steller's Jay 101 102
8 Brewer's Blackbird 2 2
9 Pinyon Jay 1 1
10 Barn Swallow 1 2
11 Dark-Eyed Junco 5 5
12 Wild Turkey 1 1
13 Song Sparrow 6 6
14 Brown-Headed Cowbird 1 1
15 Black-Billed Magpie 1 3
16 Green-Tailed Towhee 5 5
17 House Wren 17 17
18 American Robin 15 15
19 Mourning Dove 7 8
20 Mountain Beaver 1 1
21 Coyote 156 159
22 California Pocket Mouse 52 61
23 Virginia Opossum 15 15
24 Bobcat 165 169
25 Yellow-Bellied Marmot 5 5
26 Striped Skunk 60 62
27 House Mouse 2 2
28 Bushy-Tailed Woodrat 15 15
29 Mule (or Black tailed) Deer 1,996 2,426
30 California Mouse 1 1
31 Deer Mouse 2 3
32 Pinyon Mouse 2 2
33 Raccoon 136 141
34 Mountain Lion 2 2
35 Norway Rat 1 1
36 Eastern Gray Squirrel 6 6
37 Western Gray Squirrel squirrel 1 1
38 Western Gray Squirrel 76 76
39 Eastern Fox Squirrel 6 6
40 California Ground Squirrel squirrel 1 1
41 California Ground Squirrel 557 558
42 Belding's Ground Squirrel 1 1
43 Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel 40 40
44 Western Spotted Skunk 17 17
45 Desert Cottontail 34 34
46 Brush Rabbit It is a kind of rabbit. 1 1
47 Brush Rabbit Nuttall Cottontail 4 4
48 Brush Rabbit 190 190
49 Alpine Chipmunk 3 3
50 Yellow-Pine Chipmunk 37 37
51 Least Chipmunk 8 8
52 California Chipmunk 12 12
53 Long-Eared Chipmunk 10 10
54 Allen's Chipmunk 2 2
55 Douglas' Squirrel 15 15
56 Gray Fox 167 175
57 Black Bear 272 426
58 Sagebrush Lizard 1 1
59 Western Fence Lizard 21 21
60 Human 34 37
61 Human Researcher 55 71