What kind of wildlife will I see in the Northwest?

There are many species of amphibians, birds, mammals, fish, and reptiles in the state of Oregon.  Some species only occur during migrations. Not all the animals are listed, due to the amount found in the area. The animals with an * are ones you’ll most likely see while staying at Whispering Woods Resort. 


*Amphibians:
Salamanders
Newts
Frogs & Toads


Birds:
Loons & Grebes
Cormorants & Pelicans
Heron, Bittern & Egrets
*Ducks, *Geese, Swans
*Shorebirds
Quail, Pheasant, Grouse and Turkey
Cranes, Rails, Coots
*Gulls & Terns
Doves & *Pigeons
Owls
*Hummingbirds
*Woodpeckers & Kingfishers
Flycatchers & Larks
Vireos & Shrike
*Crows, *Jays, *Raven & Magpies
Wrens & Kinglets
*Thrushes & Bluebirds
Mockingbirds
*Warblers
*Tanagers
Towhees, Sparrows & Buntings
*Juncos
*Grosbeaks, Finches
Raptors-eagles, *falcons, vulture, *osprey
Murres, Auklets & Puffins
Swifts& Swallows & Martins
Pipits & Waxwings
Starlings
Blackbirds, Grackles, Orioles
Chickadees & Nuthatches

Mammals:

Opossums
Shrews & Moles
*Bats
Hares, Pikas & Rabbits
Beaver
*Chipmunks & *Squirrels
Gophers  & Marmots
Voles, Rats, Mice
Porcupines
Cougar
Fox, Coyote, Wolves
Black Bear
*Racoons & Ringtails
Martens
Ermine
Mink
Wolverines
Skunk, Weasels, Badgers & Otters
Mountain Lion, Lynx & Bobcats
Elk & Pronghorn
Mule, *White & *Black-tail Deer
Sea Lions & Seals
Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises

*Fish
Trout
Salmon
Sturgeon
lamprey
Steelhead

*Reptiles:
Turtles
Lizards
Snakes

 

 

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