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