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This is a list of wildlife found in the Skagit River basin of the Pacific Northwest.

Fish

Oncorhynchus nerka
Sockeye salmon
Salvelinus fontinalis
Brook trout

Salmon and trout

Minnows, carp

Suckers

Trüsche Walchensee
Burbot

Codfishes

Sculpins

Sticklebacks

Reptiles and amphibians

Terrapene sierschildpad Chrysemys picta
Painted turtle

Turtles

Lizards

Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis
Common garter snake

Snakes

Coastal Giant Salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
Pacific giant salamander

Salamanders

Hyla regilla
Pacific tree frog

Frogs and toads

Mammals

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Opossum

Opossums

Shrews

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American shrew mole

Moles

Bats

Pikas

Lepus americanus
Snowshoe hare

Rabbits and hares

Mountain beaver

Hmarm
Hoary marmot

Chipmunks, marmots, squirrels

Beaver
Beaver

Beavers

Microtus pennsylvanicus
Meadow vole

Mice, woodrats, voles

Porcupine-BioDome
Porcupine

Porcupines

Nutrias

Coyotes, wolves, foxes

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Black bear

Bears

Raccoons

Weasels

Bobcat at AQ
Bobcat

Cats

Elk, deer, moose

Goats

Birds

Western Grebe at the Cabrillo Salt Marsh
Western grebe

Loons

Grebes

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Great blue heron

Herons and bitterns

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Trumpeter swan
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Bufflehead

Swans, geese, ducks

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Osprey

Raptors

Grouse, ptarmigan, quail

Rails and coots

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Killdeer
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Common snipe

Shorebirds

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California gull

Gulls and terns

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Marbled murrelet

Alcids

Pigeons and doves

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Great grey owl

Owls

Nighthawks and swifts

Selasphorus rufus1
Rufous hummingbird

Hummingbirds

Kingfishers

  • Belted kingfisher
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Pileated woodpecker

Woodpeckers

Western Kingbird
Western kingbird

Flycatchers

Cliff Swallow Santa Cruz
Cliff swallow

Larks

  • Horned lark

Swallows

The Raven
Common raven

Jays, crows, ravens

Chickadees, nuthatches, creepers

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Marsh wren

Wrens

Dippers

Kinglets

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Swainson's thrush

Bluebirds, robins, thrushes

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gray catbird

Catbirds

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American pipit

Pipits

  • American pipit

Waxwings

Shrikes

  • Northern shrike

Starlings

  • European starling (introduced)
Vireo gilvus
Warbling vireo

Vireos

Warblers

WesternTanager
Western tanager

Tanagers

Blackbirds, meadowlarks, orioles

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American goldfinch

Grosbeaks, buntings, sparrows




Weisberg, Saul; Riedel, John; Johannessen, Tracie; Scherer, Wendy (1993). "Sharing the Skagit, An Educator's Guide to the Skagit River Watershed". North Cascade Institute 0: 49–53. Archived from the original on 2006-05-02. https://web.archive.org/web/20060502193152/http://www.ncascades.org/more_info/resources/publications.html.

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