Watershed Field Guide: Mammals

Data sources for mammals found in the Doan Brook watershed are compiled from 1979-1994. Your input on wildlife sitings and photographs are welcome. To contribute to the Doan Brook database, please contact us.

PHOTO  COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME STATUS 
Big Brown Bat Bat, big brown Eptesicus fuscus present 
Little Brown Bat Bat, little brown Myotis lucifugus present 
Red Bat, photo by Todd Fink Bat, red Lasiurus borealis present 
Eastern Chipmunk Chipmunk, eastern Tamias striatus common
White-tailed Deer Deer, white-tailed Dama virginiana present 
Red Fox Fox, red Vulpes fulva present 
Common Mole Mole, common Scalopus aquaticus likely
Hairy-tailed Mole Mole, hairy-tailed Parascalops breweri likely 
Star-Nosed Mole Mole, star-nosed Condylura cristata present
Deer Mouse Mouse, deer Peromyscus maniculatus bairdii present
House Mouse Mouse, house Mus musculus present 
Meadow Jumping Mouse Mouse, meadow jumping Zapua hudsonius present 
White-footed Mouse Mouse, white-footed Peromyscus leucopus common
Muskrat Muskrat Ondatra zibethica common
Opossum Opossum Didelphis virginiana present 
Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Rabbit, eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridans common 
Raccoon Raccoon Procyon lotor common
Norway Rat Rat, Norway Rattus norvegicus uncommon 
Masked Shrew Shrew, masked Sorex cinereus present 
Short-tailed Shrew  Shrew, short-tailed Blarina breicauda present 
Striped Skunk Skunk Mephistis mephisis common 
Fox Squirrel  Squirrel, fox Sciurus niger common 
Flying Squirrel  Squirrel, flying Glaucomys volans rare 
Gray Squirrel Squirrel, gray Sciurus carolinensis present
Red Squirrel  Squirrel, red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus present 
Meadow Vole  Vole, meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus uncommon 
Weasel  Weasel, New York Nustela frenata novaboracensis present 
Woodchuck  Woodchuck Marmota monax present 
Images from Ohio Department of Natural Resources and University of Michigan