Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Most mammals found on the refuge and adjacent land are resident species, except bats which migrate. Visibility of mammals varies seasonally because some species hibernate in winter, and others, although active, remain out of sight in tunnels under snow. Mule deer are plentiful in the in the areas and can be seen from refuge roadways.
The following list of mammals has been obtained from Mammals of the Pacific States - California, Oregon, and Washington (Ingles, L.G. 1965)
Mammals Merriam shrew Canyon mouse Broad-handed mole Brush mouse Little brown bat Pinyon mouse Fringed myotis Deer mouse California myotis Northern grasshopper mouse Small-footed myotis Bushy-tailed woodrat Hairy-winged myotis Sagebrush vole Long-eared myotis Mountain meadow mouse Yuma myotis Muskrat Silver-haired bat Norway rat Hoary bat Black rat Big brown bat House mouse Pallid bat Western jumping mouse Brazilian free-tailed bat Porcupine Black-tailed hare Coyote Nuttall's cottontail Raccoon Pygmy rabbit Mink Yellow-bellied marmot Long-tailed weasel Belding's ground squirrel Badger Beechey's ground squirrel Striped skunk Townsend's pocket gopher Spotted skunk Northern pocket gopher River otter Great Basin pocket mouse Mountain lion Ord kangaroo rat Bobcat Great Basin kangaroo rat Mule deer Beaver Pronghorn Western harvest mouse
Refuge Manager Modoc National Wildlife Refuge P.O. Box 1610 Alturas, California 96101 Phone: 916/233-3572This resource is based on the following source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1995. Birds of Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, California. U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service. Unpaginated.This resource should be cited as:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1995. Birds of Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, California. U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service. Unpaginated. Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. http://www.npwrc.usgs.govmodocmam.htm (Version 25JAN00).