Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Wildlife in Abundance

We have seen many different animals on our trip from Cincinnati to Bridger. Below is a list of the ones we could identify.

Dan***

American Pipit, Barn Swallow, Black Billed Magpie, Black Capped Chickadee, Blue Jay, Bobcat, Box Turtle, Brewers Black Bird, Brewers Sparrow, Brown Headed Cowbird, Bullock’s Oriole, Canada Goose, Cardinal, Carolina Chickadee, Chipmunk, Chipping Sparrow, Chucker, Clark’s Nutcracker, Common Nighthawk, Common Poor Will, Coyote, Crow, Double Crested Cormorant, Dusky Grouse, Eastern Bluebird, Eastern Green Racer, Eastern King Bird Eastern Meadowlark, Elk, Goldfinch, Grackle, Great Blue Heron, Great Horned Owl, Great Tailed Grackle, Green Heron, Green Tailed Towhee, Hairy Woodpecker, Hawks, Horned Lark, Horned Toad, House Finch, House Sparrow, House Wren, Jackalope, Jackrabbit, Kangaroo Rat, Kestrel, Killdeer, Lager Headed Shrike, Lark Sparrow, Long Billed Curlew, Lots of Little Lizards, Mice, Mice, Mice, Mountain Chickadee, Mourning Dove, Mule Deer Northern Harrier, Northern Red Shafted Flicker, Orchard Oriole, Pika, Pine Siskin, Pink Sided Junco, Pinyon Jay, Prairie Dog, Prairie Rattlesnake, Pronghorn Antelope, Raccoon, Raven, Red Breasted Nuthatch, Red Tailed Hawk, Redwing Blackbird, Ring Billed Gull, Ring Necked Pheasant, Robin, Rock Dove, Ruby Crowned Kinglet, Ruddy Duck, Rufus Sided Hummingbird, Sandhill Crane, Say’s Phoebe, Scissor Tailed Flycatcher, Sharp Tailed grouse, Short Tailed Weasel, Spotted Towhee, Starling, Titmouse, Townsend’s Solitaire, Turkey Vulture, Upland Sandpiper, Violet Green Swallow, Warbling Vireo, Western Cotton Tail, Western King Bird, Western Meadowlark, White Pelican, Whitetail Deer, Wild Turkey, Wood Rat, Yellow Billed Marmot.


4 Comments:

Blogger Jason said...

Dan, I'm not seeing 'jackalope' on your list. Someone was obviously not paying attention....

Aug 3, 2010, 9:10:00 AM  
Blogger Dan Striley said...

We didn't get a picture of it, but it is on the list!

Aug 3, 2010, 12:34:00 PM  
Blogger Jason said...

AH, so it is....Glad you all are having a great time and a productive dig season. Be sure not to bury anyone in the quarry when closing up for the season, no matter how tempting it might be.

Aug 3, 2010, 2:49:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did you say Wild Turkey? Goble Goble Goble. Have a safe trip home and hurry back. I got the Wild Turkey, right by the Little Miami River. I'm ready to throw our poles in!

-Catfish Banit

Aug 5, 2010, 10:29:00 PM  

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