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Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Contributions to Other Wildlife


Table 7. -- Use of wetland types by game and fur animals

Species
Number of states reporting use in wetland type--
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
 9 
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
SMALL GAME:
    Gallinules
1
2
6
6
6
1
2
 
 
 
1
7
7
6
1
1
1
1
 
 
    Grouse, Pinnated
2
4
4
4
2
3
2
3
1
1
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Grouse, Ruffed
2
3
2
1
1
14
15
7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Grouse, Sage
4
3
3
3
3
2
1
1
4
4
3
1
1
 
 
1
 
1
1
 
    Grouse, Sharp-tailed
6
7
7
5
3
3
3
3
2
2
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Hungarian partridge
4
2
2
1
1
 
 
 
1
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Mourning dove
20
9
5
3
3
12
14
8
1
2
1
1
1
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
    Pheasant
24
29
27
24
10
18
15
5
8
9
5
7
2
 
 
2
 
1
 
 
    Quail, Bobwhite
22
14
11
4
1
16
16
8
 
 
 
4
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
    Quail, Gambel's
3
3
1
1
1
 
 
 
1
1
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Quail, Valley
2
3
3
1
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Rails
8
12
14
14
3
4
6
4
 
 
2
12
11
4
5
9
8
10
 
1
    Rabbit, Cottontail
26
21
17
7
4
24
28
11
3
2
1
9
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Rabbit, Swamp
10
4
3
3
 
5
9
4
 
 
 
4
3
 
1
4
3
3
 
 
    Snowshoe hare
1
7
2
2
3
11
10
9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Snipe
14
17
14
8
5
14
14
8
 
 
 
10
5
 
3
4
3
4
3
 
    Squirrels (Gray and
    Fox)
16
3
1
1
1
17
21
6
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Wild Turkey
10
2
 
 
 
8
12
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Woodcock
16
14
5
2
1
24
27
8
 
 
 
5
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIG GAME:
    Antelope
4
3
4
3
2
1
1
2
6
6
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Black bear
5
3
4
1
3
6
15
12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Black-tailed deer
2
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
1
1
1
1
1
 
1
2
 
2
2
 
    Elk
2
3
1
1
 
2
2
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Moose
 
3
1
1
2
3
3
3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Mule deer
7
8
7
7
3
4
3
2
5
5
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    White-tailed deer
22
22
23
13
8
27
33
15
 
 
 
6
5
 
1
1
1
2
 
 
FUR ANIMALS:
    Beaver
22
20
19
24
30
25
28
12
4
6
6
4
4
1
 
1
 
2
1
 
    Bobcat
8
1
 
 
 
5
7
5
 
 
 
1
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Fox (Red and Gray)
16
17
15
4
1
16
22
11
 
 
 
10
5
 
1
8
2
7
1
 
    Mink
27
31
36
36
37
30
32
20
5
9
7
16
13
9
 
4
4
7
3
 
    Muskrat
18
22
32
36
42
27
27
10
7
11
8
16
16
11
1
10
5
11
3
 
    Nutria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
1
1
 
 
1
 
 
 
    Opossum
15
8
6
2
2
11
12
6
1
 
 
4
 
 
 
 
1
 
 
 
    Otter
9
6
13
12
16
10
13
7
 
 
 
13
12
10
 
5
 
5
1
 
    Raccoon
23
26
27
20
25
26
32
16
3
5
2
17
12
11
2
11
6
10
5
 
    Skunk
14
12
8
6
3
12
14
10
1
1
 
4
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
 
    Weasel
5
7
5
5
1
6
7
5
 
 
 
2
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALLIGATOR
    Alligator
2
 
2
2
3
1
4
1
 
 
 
3
3
1
 
1
1
 
 
 


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