Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge
Northeast Region
 
P.O. Box 240
2756 Dam Road
Errol, NH 03579
(603) 482-3415

Mammals

Bear Tracks. Credit: G. Merolle/USFWS
Bear track. Credit: G. Merolle/USFWS

The river's edge is a great place to find animal tracks!

Beaver hut in Harper's Meadow. Credit: G. Merolle/USFWS
Beaver hut at Harper's Meadow. Credit: G. Merolle/USFWS

Extensive wetlands provide excellent habitat for numerous animals including beavers and muskrats.


Mammals List

(taken from documented sightings and range maps)

Carnivores

  • Coyote*
  • Red Fox*
  • Gray Fox
  • Black Bear*
  • Racoon*
  • Pine Marten*
  • Fisher*
  • Short-Tailed Weasel
  • Long-Tailed Weasel
  • Mink*
  • River Otter*
  • Striped Skunk*
  • Bobcat*

Deer and Moose

  • White-Tailed Deer*
  • Moose*

Hares and Rabbits

  • Snowshoe Hare*

Shrews and Moles

  • Masked Shrew*
  • Long-Tailed Shrew
  • Smoky Shrew*
  • Pygmy Shrew*
  • Water Shrew*
  • Northern Short-Tailed Shrew*
  • Hairy-Tailed Mole
  • Star-Nosed Mole*

Bats

  • Little Brown Bat*
  • Northern Myotis*
  • Eastern Small-Footed Myotis
  • Silver-Haired Bat
  • Big Brown Bat
  • Eastern Red Bat
  • Hoary Bat*

Rodents

  • Eastern Chipmunk*
  • Woodchuck, Groundhog*
  • Red Squirrel*
  • Northern Flying Squirrel
  • Southern Flying Squirrel
  • Meadow Jumping Mouse*
  • White-Footed Mouse
  • Deer Mouse*
  • Southern Red-Backed Vole*
  • Rock Vole
  • Meadow Vole
  • Common Muskrat*
  • Northern Bog Lemming
  • Southern Bog Lemming*
  • Porcupine*
  • American Beaver*
  • Pine Vole

* Documented Sightings

Last updated: November 24, 2009