Known Mammals of Sedgwick

The animals listed below are those known to occur on Sedgwick Reserve. Their presence has been confirmed through sighting, trapping, skulls, photography, or tracks. The survey of mammals began very recently, so the list is not yet complete. Nothing is known about the bats of Sedgwick at this time. We hope to begin work on this question in the next year. A list of the other mammals that may occur on Sedgwick follows.

Sorex ornatus (ornate shrew)

Ursus americanus (black bear)

Procyon lotor (raccoon)

Mustela frenata (long-tailed weasel)

Taxidea taxus (badger)

Spilogale putorius (spotted skunk)

Mephitis mephitis (striped skunk)

Canis latrans (coyote)

Urocyon cinereoargenteus (gray fox)
Gray fox carrying dusky-footed woodrat

Felis concolor (mountain lion)

Felis rufus (bobcat)

Spermophilus beecheyi (California ground squirrel)

Tamias merriami (Merriam's chipmunk)

Sciurus griseus (western gray squirrel)

Thomomys bottae (valley pocket gopher)

Chaetodipus californicus (California pocket mouse)

Dipodomys agilis (Pacific kangaroo rat)

Peromyscus californicus (California mouse)

Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse)

Neotoma fuscipes (dusky-footed woodrat)

Neotoma lepida (desert woodrat)

Microtus californicus (California meadow vole)

Lepus californicus (black-tailed jackrabbit)

Sylvilagus bachmani (brush rabbit)

Odocoileus hemionus (mule deer)

Domestic/Feral Mammals Present on Sedgwick

Equus caballus (horse)

Sus scrofa (pig)

Bos taurus (cow)

Canis familiaris (dog)

Possible Mammals of Sedgwick

The following is a list of mammmals that may occur on Sedgwick. Their presence has not yet been confirmed. Their status will be updated as we collect more information.

Didelphis virginianus (Virginia opossum)

Sorex trowbridgii (Trowbridge's shrew)

Scapanus latimanus (broad-footed mole)

Bassariscus astutus (ringtail)

Reithrodontomys megalotis (western harvest mouse)

Peromyscus boylii (brush mouse)

Onychomys torridus (southern grasshopper mouse)

Erethizon dorsatum (porcupine)


The black and white pictures on this page were taken with the aid of the TrailMaster TM1500 and TM 35-1 Camera kit.
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Updated 9-30-97 by Rebecca S. Burton, Ph.D

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