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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 in April.  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   2/11/15   first winter emergence
greater sage-grouse   30   2/13/15    
mule deer   6   3/9/15    
horned lark   2   3/11/15    
red-winged blackbird   1   3/12/15    
mallards   2   3/16/15   first seen
elk   800   3/16/15    
dark-eyed junco   2   3/12/15    
Canada goose   4   3/14/15    
American kestrel   1   3/18/15    
pronghorn   20   3/18/15    
moose   2   3/19/15   female & yearling

 

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2015
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