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Skagit River Watershed Wildlife

Skagit River Watershed Wildlife

Common and scientific names of the major wildlife species with ecological interactions with
Pacific Salmon.

Amphibians

 

Pacific Giant Salamander Dicamptodon tenebrosus
   
Reptiles  
Pacific Coast Aquatic Garter Snake Thamnophis atratus
   
Birds  
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
Clark’s Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
Common Merganser Mergus merganser
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Brandt’s Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Barrow’s Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Common Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus
Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon
   
Mammals  
Water Shrew Sorex palustris
Raccoon Procyon lotor
Mink Mustela vision
Opossum Didelphis virginiana
River Otter Lontra Canadensis
Black Bear Ursus americanus
Grizzly Bear (extirpated) Ursus arctos
Bobcat Lynx rufus