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
Bat, big brown Eptesicus fuscus present
Bat, little brown Myotis lucifugus present
Bat, red Lasiurus borealis present
Chipmunk, eastern Tamias striatus common
Deer, white-tailed Odocoileus virginiana present
Fox, red Vulpes vulpes
present
Mole, common Scalopus aquaticus likely
Mole, hairy-tailed Parascalops breweri likely
Mole, star-nosed Condylura cristata present
Mouse, deer Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii present
Mouse, house Mus musculus present
Mouse, meadow jumping Zapua hudsonius present
Mouse, white-footed Peromyscus leucopus common
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus common
Opossum Didelphis virginiana present
Rabbit, eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridans common
Raccoon Procyon lotor common
Rat, Norway Rattus norvegicus uncommon
Shrew, short-tailed Blarina brevicauda present
Skunk Mephistis mephisis common
Squirrel, fox Sciurus niger common
Squirrel, flying Glaucomys volans rare
Squirrel, gray Sciurus carolinensis present
Squirrel, red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus present
Vole, meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus uncommon
Weasel, New York Mustela frenata novaboracensis present
Woodchuck Marmota monax present