Critters

Posted below are a number of Critters we have come across in our hikes.

Critters by Type

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Birds

What: Abert's Towhee

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.02.09

What: Acorn Woodpecker

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: American Avocet

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.02.09

What: American Coot

Where: Tres Rios Wetlands

When: 2019.01.20

What: American Goldfinch

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: American Kestrel

Where: Ironwood Loop Trail

When: 2019.12.01

What: American Pipit

Where: Quail Creek Reservoir

When: 2020.11.19

 

 

What: American Three-toed Woodpecker

Where: Wheeler Peak Summit Trail

When: 2019.07.13

What: American Robin

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: American Wigeon

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: American White Pelican

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.04

What: Anna's Hummingbird

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.02.09

What: Ash-throated Flycatcher

Where: Bearfoot Trail

When: 2020.04.06

What: Bald Eagle

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.12

What: Barn Swallow

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.12

 

What: Bell's Vireo

Where: Deer Creek Trail

When: 2020.05.04

What: Black-billed Magpie

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.12

 

What: Blue Grosbeak (Female)

Where: Las Ciengas National Conservation Area

When: 2021.10.05

What: Bendire's Thrasher

Where: Black Mesa Loop

When: 2019.03.09

What: Black Phoebe

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2019.01.05

What: Black-headed Grosbeak

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Black-crowned Night Heron (Juvenile)

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.29

 

What: Black-tailed Gnatcatcher

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.06.12

 

What: Black-throated Sparrow

Where: Ford-Mesquite Canyons Loop

When: 2019.03.16

What: Black-throated Gray Warbler

Where: De Anaza Trail

When: 2021.10.07

 

What: Black-necked Stilt

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.02.09

What: Black-throated Gray Warbler

Where: Tres Rios Wetlands

When: 2019.01.20

What: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.11.09

What: Blue Grosbeak

Where: Deer Creek Trail

When: 2020.05.04

What: Brewer's Sparrow

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.09.14

 

What: Bridled Titmouse

Where: Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

When: 2020.01.05

What: Brown-headed Cowbird

Where: Patagonia Lake State Park

When: 2020.01.05

What: Bullock's Oriole

Where: De Anaza Trail

When: 2021.10.07

What: Bushtit

Where: Mount Lemmon Rock Loop

When: 2019.06.26

What: Cactus Wren

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.10.19

What: Canada Goose

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Canada Jay

Where: Fourmile Creek and Anderson Trail Loop

When: 2019.09.13

What: Canyon Towhee

Where: Gooseneck Pemberton Loop

When: 2019.12.11

What: Cassin's Kingbird

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: Cedar Waxwing

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.14

What: Chipping Sparrow

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Cinnamon Teal

Where: Tres Rios Wetlands

When: 2019.01.20

What: Common Black Hawk

Where: Pinto Creek Canyon

When: 2019.05.27

What: Common Gallinule (Juvenile)

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.04

 

What: Common Raven

Where: De Anaza Trail

When: 2021.10.07

What: Common Yellowthroat

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

 

What: Cooper's hawk

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.01.13

What: Curve-billed Thrasher

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.10.19

 

What: Dark-eyed Junco

Where: Southfork Hike

When: 2017.04.17

 

What: Dusky-capped Flycatcher

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.06.15

What: Eared Grebe

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Elegant Trogon

Where: Madera Canyon

When: 2019.05.08

What: Eurasian Collared-Dove

Where: Tres Rios Wetlands

When: 2019.01.20

What: European Starling

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.01.13

What: Ferruginous Hawk

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Gambel's Quail

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.02

What: Gila Woodpecker

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2020.03.03

What: Gilded Flicker

Where: Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

When: 2020.01.05

What: Gray Hawk

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: Gray Catbird

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.14

What: Great-tailed Grackle

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.04.28

What: Great Blue Heron

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.04.28

What: Great Egret

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.02.09

What: Great Horned Owl

Where: White Canyon Walk

When: 2021.03.22

What: Greater Pewee

Where: Mount Lemmon Rock Loop

When: 2019.06.26

What: Greater Roadrunner

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.09.14

What: Green-tailed Towhee

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.09.14

What: Green-winged Teal

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.01.13

Great Horned Owl

What: Green Heron

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.11.03

What: Hairy Wookpecker

Where: Alamo Hike

When: 2017.11.10

What: Hammond's Flycatcher

Where: Patagonia Lake State Park

When: 2020.01.05

What: Harris's Hawk

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.10.19

What: Hepatic Tanager

Where: Mount Lemmon Rock Loop

When: 2019.06.26

What: Hooded Oriole(Female)

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.06.15

What: Hooded Oriole(Male)

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.06.15

What: House Finch

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.02.09

What: House Sparrow

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.14

What: Anna's Hummingbird

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.02

 

 

What: Hummingbird: Black-chinned (Female)

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Hummingbird: Black-chinned (Male)

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

 

What: Hummingbird: Broad-tailed (Female)

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Hummingbird: Broad-tailed (Male)

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Hummingbird: Costa's

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.01.13

What: Hummingbird: Rivoli's (Female)

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: Indigo Bunting (Female)

Where: De Anaza Trail

When: 2021.10.07

 

 

What: Killdeer

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Where: Patagonia Lake State Park

When: 2020.01.05

 

What: Lesser Goldfinch

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Lesser Scaup

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Lincoln's Sparrow

Where: San Pedro Riparian Nat Conservation Area

When: 2018.04.16

What: Loggerhead Shrike

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Long-billed Dowitcher

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Lucy's Warbler

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.06.15

What: Mallard

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Mexican Jay

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Mountain Bluebird

Where: Reavis Falls Hike

When: 2019.02.27

What: Mountain Chickadee

Where: Horton Loop

When: 2020.08.31

What: Mourning Dove

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.05.26

What: Muscovy Duck

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.04

What: Neotropic Cormorant

Where: Tres Rios Wetlands

When: 2019.01.20

What: Northern Cardinal

Where: San Pedro Riparian Nat Conservation Area

When: 2018.04.16

 

What: Northern Mockingbird

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.10.12

What: Northern Flicker

Where: Mount Wilson Trail No 10

When: 2017.03.26

What: Northern Harrier

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.29

What: Northern Pintail

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2019.01.05

What: Northern Shoveler

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.04

What: Olive-sided Flycatcher

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.09.14

What: Orange-crowned Warbler

Where: Patagonia Lake State Park

When: 2020.01.05

What: Osprey

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.10.12

What: Painted Redstart

Where: Horton Loop

When: 2020.08.31

What: Phainopepla (Male)

Where: Lost Dutchman State Park

When: 2020.03.21

What: Phainopepla (Female)

Where: Lost Dutchman State Park

When: 2020.03.21

 

What: Pied-billed Grebe

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Pine Siskin

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

 

What: Pyrrhuloxia

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Red-faced Wabler

Where: Southfork Hike

When: 2017.04.17

What: Red-naped Sapsucker

Where: Southwestern Research Station

When: 2018.04.17

What: Red-tailed Hawk

Where: Woodchute Trail #102

When: 2021.08.20

What: Red-winged Blackbird

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Ring-necked Duck

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.02.06

What: Ring-billed Gull

Where: Quail Creek Reservoir

When: 2020.11.19

What: Rock Wren

Where: Ford-Mesquite Canyons Loop

When: 2019.03.16

What: Rock Wren

Where: Picketpost Mountain Summit

When: 2021.02.01

What: Roseate Spoonbill

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.11.09

What: Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: Ruddy Duck

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.02

What: Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Where: Oracle State Park

When: 2021.03.01

 

 

What: Sandhill Crane

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Savannah sparrow

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.02

What: Say's Phoebe

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.12.04

What: Scott's Oriole

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Snowy Egret

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Solitary Sandpiper

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Song Sparrow

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Sora

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Spotted Sandpiper

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.11.28

What: Spotted Towhee

Where: Ford-Mesquite Canyons Loop

When: 2017.03.16

What: Streak-backed Oriole

Where: Deer Creek Trail

When: 2020.05.04

 

What: Stellers Jay

Where: Woods Canyon Lake

When: 2020.10.13

What: Summer Tanager (Female)

Where: De Anaza Trail

When: 2021.10.07

 

What: Townsend's Solitaire

Where: Bronco Trail - South

When: 2018.12.25

What: Townsend's warbler

Where: Madera Canyon

When: 2019.05.08

What: Turkey Vulture

Where: Las Ciengas National Conservation Area

When: 2021.10.05

What: Verdin

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.14

What: Vermilion Flycatcher (Male)

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.01.13

What: Vermilion Flycatcher (Female)

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2019.01.05

What: Warbling Vireo

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.09.14

What: Western Bluebirds (Male & Female)

Where: Woods Canyon Lake

When: 2020.10.13

 

What: Western Meadowlark

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

What: Western Kingbird

Where: Southwestern Research Station

When: 2018.04.16

 

What: Western Tanager

Where: Mount Lemon

When: 2021.07.02

What: Wilson's Snipe

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04


What: Whiskered Screech-Owl

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: White-breasted Nuthatch

Where: Spur Cross Ranch

When: 2017.03.17

What: White-crowned Sparrow

Where: Marcus Landslide Loop

When: 2020.01.20

What: White-faced ibis

Where: Tres Rios Wetlands

When: 2019.01.20

What: Wild Turkey

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.17

What: Wilson's Warbler

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.14

What: Wood Duck

Where: Tonaquint Nature Center, UT

When: 2019.11.22

 

What: Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay

Where: Bearfoot Trail

When: 2020.04.06

What: Yellow-eyed Junco

Where: Flys Peak

When: 2017.04.16

What: Yellow Warbler

Where: Durango Colorado

When: 2019.09.14

What: Yellow-rumped (Audubon's) Warbler

Where: Ice Lake Basin Trail

When: 2019.09.10

What: Yellow-rumped Warbler

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.03.14

 

 

What: NOT IDENTIFIED

Where: Alamo Hike

When: 2018.12.02

 

 

 

 

Mammals

What: Bighorn Sheep

Where: Peak 3042 Salt River Overlook

When: 2019.02.02

What: Black Bear

Where: Fred Haught Trail

When: 2019.08.17

What: Coyote

Where: Gooseneck Pemberton Loop

When: 2019.12.11

What: Desert Bighorn Sheep

Where: Dacite Super Loop

When: 2019.10.30

What: Desert Mule Deer

Where: Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve

When: 2020.01.05

What: Javelina

Where: Ironwood Loop Trail

When: 2019.11.01

What: Moose

Where: Ice Lake Basin Trail

When: 2019.09.10

 

 

 

 

Rodents

What: Abert's Squirrel

Where: Horton Loop

When: 2020.08.31

What: Arizona Grey Squirrel

Where: Fred Haught Trail

When: 2019.08.17

 

What: Black-tailed Prairie Dog

Where: Las Ciengas National Conservation Area

When: 2021.10.05

What: Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel

Where: Highland Mary Lakes Hike

When: 2019.09.09

 

What: Coatimundi

Where: Cat Cave Trail Loop

When: 2021.10.06

What: Harris antelope ground squirrel

Where: Chiricahua Mountains

When: 2019.04.16

What: Pine Squirrel

Where: Columbine Lake Trail

When: 2019.09.11

What: Rock Squirrel

Where: Boyce Thompson Arboretum

When: 2020.09.14

What: Chipmunk

Where: Southwestern Research Station

When: 2018.04.15

What: Least Chipmunk

Where: Fourmile Creek and Anderson Trail Loop

When: 2019.09.13

 

What: Porcupine

Where: Flume Trail, Watson Lake

When: 2021.06.25

What: Desert Cottontail

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2020.10.12

What: Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Where: Veterans Oasis Park

When: 2019.06.12

 

What: Mouse

Where: Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area

When: 2020.01.04

 

 

What: Pika

Where: Fourmile Creek and Anderson Trail Loop

When: 2019.09.13

What: Skunk

Where: Reavis Ranch

When: 2018.02.25

What: Yellow-bellied Marmot

Where: Highland Mary Lakes Hike

When: 2019.09.09

 

Insects

What: Dragonfly-Flame Skimmer

Where: Dankwroth Pond State Park

When: 2021.10.03

 

 

What: Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

Where: Las Ciengas National Conservation Area

When: 2021.10.05

 

What: Painted Lady

Where: Las Ciengas National Conservation Area

When: 2021.10.05

(Arizona State Butterfly)

What: Two-tailed Swallowtail Butterfly

Where: Granite Mountain Trail #621

When: 2021.08.13

 

What: Tarantula

Where: Pass Mountain Loop Trail

When: 2021.08.05

What: Arizona Blond Tarantula

Where: Bluff Spring Loop

When: 2018.12.11

What: Tarantula Hawk Wasp

Where: Granite Mountain Trail #621

When: 2021.08.13

 

Reptiles

What: Arizona Black Rattlesnake (Juvenile)

Where: Mount Lemon

When: 2021.07.02

 

 

What: Pond Slider

Where: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

When: 2019.05.26

What: Sonora Mud Turtle

Where: Pinto Creek Canyon

When: 2019.05.27

 

 

What: Plateau Striped Whiptail

Where: Y Bar Trail #44

When: 2021.04.19

What: Plateau Lizard

Where: Mount Lemmon Rock Loop

When: 2019.06.26

What: Ornate Tree Lizard

Where: Deer Creek Trail

When: 2020.05.04

What: Clark's Spiny Lizard

Where: Boyntons Canyon

When: 2019.05.05

 

What: Regal Horned Lizard

Where: Deer Creek Trail

When: 2020.05.04

What: Red-Spotted Toad

Where: Willow Springs Canyon to Bagley Tank

When: 2021.09.27

What: Chiricahua Leopard Frog

Where: Southwestern Research Station

When: 2018.04.17