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Seen on the Refuge!

Refuge_sunrise_after_spring_storm_512x219Despite the weather pictured in this cold and inhospitable looking view of our arid landscape,wildlife always knows when spring is in the air! Picture taken April 2013.  Below is a summary of what Arapaho staff has seen recently.

 Arapaho Staff Wildlife Observations

  
Table of wildlife sightings by Refuge staff.
Species       Count       Date                  Remarks 
white-tailed prairie dog   several   1/25/14   first winter emergence
white-tailed prairie dog   1   2/5/14    
starlings   5   3/4/14   first seen
badger   1   3/8/14    
Canada goose   2   3/11/14   first seen
horned lark   1   3/11/14    
elk   854   3/11/14    
pronghorn   249   3/11/14    
Wyoming ground squirrel        lots!   3/15/14    
red-winged black bird   1   3/24/14    
ducks   lots!   3/25/14   first seen
dark-eyed juncos   2   4/1/14    
northern flicker   1   4/2/14    
American kestrel   1   4/2/14    
killdeer   1   4/4/14    
western meadowlark   1   4/8/14    
greater sage-grouse   1   4/8/14    
American robin   1   4/9/14    
moose   1   4/14/14    

 

 

Last Updated: Apr 15, 2014
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