Field Guide – Mammals

Watershed Field Guide: Mammals

Data sources for mammals found in the Doan Brook watershed are compiled from 1979-1994. Your input on wildlife sitings and photographs are welcome. To contribute to the Doan Brook database, please contact us.

PHOTO COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME STATUS
Big Brown Bat Bat, big brown Eptesicus fuscus present
Little Brown Bat Bat, little brown Myotis lucifugus present
Red Bat, photo by Todd Fink Bat, red Lasiurus borealis present
Eastern Chipmunk Chipmunk, eastern Tamias striatus common
White-tailed Deer Deer, white-tailed Dama virginiana present
Red Fox Fox, red Vulpes fulva present
Common Mole Mole, common Scalopus aquaticus likely
Hairy-tailed Mole Mole, hairy-tailed Parascalops breweri likely
Star-Nosed Mole Mole, star-nosed Condylura cristata present
Deer Mouse Mouse, deer Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii present
House Mouse Mouse, house Mus musculus present
Meadow Jumping Mouse Mouse, meadow jumping Zapua hudsonius present
White-footed Mouse Mouse, white-footed Peromyscus leucopus common
Muskrat Muskrat Ondatra zibethica common
Opossum Opossum Didelphis virginiana present
Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Rabbit, eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridans common
Raccoon Raccoon Procyon lotor common
Norway Rat Rat, Norway Rattus norvegicus uncommon
Masked Shrew Shrew, masked Sorex cinereus present
Short-tailed Shrew Shrew, short-tailed Blarina breicauda present
Striped Skunk Skunk Mephistis mephisis common
Fox Squirrel Squirrel, fox Sciurus niger common
Flying Squirrel Squirrel, flying Glaucomys volans rare
Gray Squirrel Squirrel, gray Sciurus carolinensis present
Red Squirrel Squirrel, red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus present
Meadow Vole Vole, meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus uncommon
Weasel Weasel, New York Nustela frenata novaboracensis present
Woodchuck Woodchuck Marmota monax present