#144 White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) 22 July White-tailed deer eat large amounts of food, commonly eating legumes and foraging on other plants, including shoots, leaves, cacti (in deserts), prairie forbs, and…

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#93 Groundhog/Marmot

Groundhog/Marmot (Marmota monax) 1 June To start a new month of identifying species around home base I offer you the Groundhog/Marmot. This fellow appeared out of the blue in the…

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#46 (reprise) Striped Skunk

Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis) 31 May *Apologies, it seems the Striped Skunk hs butted his way into the queue a second time due to a bookkeeping error. Enjoy this bonus…

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#46 Striped Skunk

Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis) 14 April This particular fellow put in an appearance over the Easter weekend checking for snacks below a bird feeder before happily pottering away to follow…

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#43 Red Fox

Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) 11 April A fairly common mammal in this area. There are a good number in the arboretum and they are frequently seen or heard in the…

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#40 Raccoon

Raccoon (Procyon lotor) 8 April Known to our French neighbours as Raton laveur or ”the little rodent that washes” with their busy, busy little hands. Originally an open forest species…

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#8 American Red Squirrel

American Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) 7 March Not the really common Gray Squirrel (the one that has taken over in Europe) but a native of the northern boreal forest which…

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#7Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Eastern Cottontail Rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus) 6 March (with VIDEO) We seem to have a healthy population of these creatures, possibly because we have ensured that the garden has planty of…

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