Mammals at the FWG

Mammals at the FWG 2018-09-01T02:44:32+00:00

Order Rodentia

  • Beaver — Castor canadensis (occasional visitor) [FWG | HWW]
  • Eastern Chipmunk — Tamias striatus [FWG | HWW]
  • Grey Squirrel — Sciurus carolinensis [FWG | HWW]
  • Red Squirrel — Tamiasciurus hudsonicus [FWG]
  • Groundhog — Marmota monax [HWW]
  • House Mouse — Mus musculus
  • Deer Mouse — Peromyscus maniculatus
  • Meadow Vole — Microtus pennsylvanicus
  • Muskrat — Ondatra zibethicus [FWG | HWW]
  • Porcupine — Erethizon dorsatum (unconfirmed) [HWW]

Eastern Chipmunk, BYG, photo D. Gordon E. Robertson

Order Carnivora

  • Raccoon — Procyon lotor [HWW]
  • Red Fox — Vulpes vulpes [FWG | HWW]
  • Coyote — Canis latrans (one time only) [HWW]
  • Short-tailed Weasel — Mustela erminea
  • Mink — Mustela vison (one animal found dead, 10 Nov. 2006)
  • Striped Skunk — Mephitis mephitis [HWW]

Order Artiodactyla

  • White-tailed Deer — Odocoileus virginianus (seen several times) [HWW]

Order Lagomorpha

  • Eastern Cottontail — Sylvilagus floridanus [FWG]

Order Chiroptera

  • Little Brown Bat — Myotis lucifuga [HWW]

This page was revised 31 August 2018
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Juvenile Red Fox, photo Christine Hanrahan

Cottontail Rabbit, BYG, photo D. Gordon E. Robertson