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