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Alex reports on Wildlife Monitoring

posted Mar 9, 2019, 7:19 AM by Peter Else

Summary of the LSPWA Wildlife Monitoring Program, 

by Alex Binford-Walsh, coordinator of wildlife monitoring for the Lower San Pedro Watershed Alliance and the Cascabel Conservation Association.

Since 2014, LSPWA has been using motion-activated cameras to document wildlife in the Lower San Pedro River Watershed.  We have been able to collect a long-term dataset at a number of locations along the San Pedro River and its tributaries.  Some of the animals we have documented include white-tailed and mule deer, javelina, coyote, gray fox, raccoon, opossum, hooded skunk, hog-nosed sunk, striped skunk, spotted skunk, ringtail, coati, bobcat, mountain lion, badger, black bear, turkey, gray hawk, yellow-billed cuckoo, and many other avian species. 

We have been sharing our data with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Saguaro National Park.

Yellow-Billed Cuckoo