1000 Islands Ecology

Species Checklist
for the

of the
Thousand Islands
Oliver K. Reichl, B.E.S.(Hons)

This checklist contains the English names of mammal species whose range includes the Thousand Islands ecosystem. Tracked species should be reported to Ontario's Natural Heritage Resources Centre (NHIC). Simply click the link ("Yes") to go directly to the NHIC's online reporting form.

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Kingdom: Animals
—Phylum: Chordates
——Subphylum: Vertebrates
Common Name Synonyms Tracked
Coyotes, Dogs
Coyote ----- No
Grey Fox Gray Fox, Common Gray Fox, Tree Fox Yes
Grey Wolf Gray Wolf, Timber Wolf No
Red Fox ----- No
American Beaver ----- No
Caribou, Cervids
Moose ----- No
White-tailed Deer ----- No
Birch Mice, Jeroboas
Meadow Jumping Mouse ----- No
New World Porcupines
American Porcupine Common Porcupine No
Bobcat ----- No
Canada Lynx Lynx No
Eastern Cougar Cougar, Mountain Lion Yes
House Cat Domestic Cat No
Human ----- No
Hares, Rabbits
Eastern Cottontail ----- No
Snowshoe Hare Varying Hare No
White-tailed Jack Rabbit White-tailed Jackrabbit, White-tailed Jack-rabbit Yes
Striped Skunk ----- No
Mice, Rats
Deer Mouse ----- No
House Mouse ----- No
Meadow Vole ----- No
Muskrat Muskbeaver No
Norway Rat ----- No
Southern Bog Lemming ----- No
White-footed Mouse ----- No
American Mink Mink No
Fisher ----- No
Least Weasel ----- Yes
Long-tailed Weasel ----- No
River Otter ----- No
Common Raccoon Northern Raccoon, Raccoon No
Chipmunks, Marmots
Eastern Chipmunk ----- No
Grey Squirrel Gray Squirrel, Eastern Gray Squirrel, Black Squirrel No
Northern Flying Squirrel ----- No
Red Squirrel ----- No
Southern Flying Squirrel ----- Yes
Woodchuck Groundhog, Ground-hog, Ground Hog, Marmot No
Least Shrew Bee Shrew, Little Short-tailed Shrew, Small Short-tailed Shrew Yes
Masked Shrew Common Shrew, Cinereus Shrew No
Northern Short-tailed Shrew Mole Shrew, Short-tailed Shrew No
Pygmy Shrew ----- No
Smoky Shrew Smokey Shrew No
Water Shrew American Water Shrew, Northern Water Shrew No
Moles, Desmans
Hairy-tailed Mole Brewer's Mole No
Star-nosed Mole ----- No
Black Bear American Black Bear No
Vespertilionid Bats
Big Brown Bat ----- No
Eastern Pipistrelle ----- Yes
Hoary Bat ----- No
Little Brown Bat Little Brown Myotis No
Red Bat Eastern Red Bat No
Silver-haired Bat ----- No
Small-footed Bat Eastern Small-footed Bat, Small-footed Myotis, Eastern Small-footed Myotis Yes
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