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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 and visitors have seen recently.

       Arapaho Wildlife Observations

 Some sightings by staff & visitors.
Species   Count   Date   Remarks
coyote   1   1/19/16    
elk   950   1/14/16    
white-tailed prairie dog   several   2/21/16   first winter emergence
greater sage-grouse   100   2/17/16    
dark-eyed juncos   few~       throughout February
elk   350   2/16/16    
pronghorn   300       mid-end of February
red-winged blackbird   1   3/4/16   first seen
prairie falcon   1   3/4/16    
Canada geese   6   3/11/16    
common merganser   1   3/11/16    
mountain bluebird   1   3/11/16    
green-winged teal   6   3/11/16    
mallards   8   3/11/16    
bald eagle   1   3/8/16    
killdeer   1   3/21/16    
golden eagle   1   3/24/16    
Wyoming ground squirrel   2   3/28/16   winter emergence
northern flicker   3   4/12/16    
yellow-bellied marmot   1   5/12/16         
mountain lion   1   5/31/16    
coyote   3   6/4/16    
American black bear   2   6/4/16   female & cub

 

 

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2016
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