U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 06-17-2017, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
21,697 posts, read 23,672,920 times
Reputation: 35449

Advertisements

Lakewood, Ohio just across the street from the border of Cleveland. Coyotes, skunks, deer, chipmunks, red tail hawks, geese, squirrels mice, butterflies, fireflies,bees, sparrows, woodpeckers, robins and various insects.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-17-2017, 06:31 PM
 
Location: South Park, San Diego
4,944 posts, read 7,598,673 times
Reputation: 9268
All the usual as above + the occasional Great White Shark
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-17-2017, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
706 posts, read 513,730 times
Reputation: 407
In New Mexico:

Many, many lizard, snake, and tortoise species like: rattle snakes, gila monsters, NM whiptail (lesbian lizard)

NM black bears, coatimundi, ferrets, raccoon, badgers, weasels, skunk, ringtail, lynx, bobcat, cougars, jaguars, coyote, lobo (Mexican wolf), and foxes.

Dormice, rats, kangaroo rats, prairie dogs, gophers.

Jackrabbits, marmot, cottontails, desert hares.

Elk, antelope, mustangs, red deer, bison, mule deer, mountain goat, RM sheep, boar, javalina.

Many bat species. Mostly Mexican free-tail bats.

Homo sapiens.

More birds than I can count. a few well known (non-cosmopolitan) ones: cardinal, pygmy owl, greater roadrunner, butcher bird, sandhill crane.

Typical desert amphibians; desert toad, leopard frogs, etc.

Endemic fish such as the Rio Grande cutthroat trout and the critically endangered Rio Grande silvery minnow.

Rivers, lakes, and acequias host bivalve mollusks.

All the arthropods the desert has to offer: tarantula, scorpions, solifugea, centepede, child-of-the-earth, crawdad
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-17-2017, 07:32 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
6,579 posts, read 3,667,513 times
Reputation: 12381
New Mexico (Rio Rancho)....I have a goldfish pond that attracts wildlife to my yard....the area is desert otherwise. Coyotes, stray raccoon, desert cottontail, jackrabbit, roadrunner, lizards, coachwhip snakes, quail (Gambel and Scaled), doves, pigeons, thrashers, crows, and hawks. Apparently there are bobcats and even an ocelot in the area as well as a stray mountain lion. Occasional scorpions and centipedes in the house.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-17-2017, 08:54 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
25,033 posts, read 23,933,408 times
Reputation: 30927
No one mentioned hummingbirds.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-18-2017, 01:21 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
12,201 posts, read 10,420,399 times
Reputation: 11215
In Central/Southwest Ohio, mostly deer, rabbit, groundhogs, moles, beavers, hawks, and the occasional eagle, owl and coyote. There's probably more but those are what I've seen (not counting the usual squirrels, possums, raccoons, etc).
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-19-2017, 04:10 PM
 
17,686 posts, read 4,076,675 times
Reputation: 5612
West Texas:jackrabbits,cottontails,white tail deer,western diamondback rattlesnakes,cotton mouths,skunk,squirrels,dove,sparrows,black widow,mosquitos,scorpions,tarantulas,**** roach,crows,coyotes, and other stuff.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-19-2017, 04:15 PM
 
Location: State of Transition
78,752 posts, read 70,579,935 times
Reputation: 76719
In the Berkeley hills, where I'm from, deer and quail are the most frequently seen, aside from garden snakes and salamanders. Hawks, too. When I lived in Seattle, I had possums and raccoons crossing through my yard from neighboring yards. It was a patch of cedar forest stretching through multiple back yards. In NM, I've had little desert rabbits.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-19-2017, 04:47 PM
 
299 posts, read 159,773 times
Reputation: 274
Southern D/FW area: squirrels (so many squirrels), Armadillos (usually road kill), Opossums, raccoons, Skunks, small Lizards, small to medium sized snakes, mice, wild boars, rabbits. There where coyotes and bobcats, but they've mostly disappeared.
Birds: Cardinals, Blue Jays, House Finch's, Woodpeckers, Red Shoulder Hawks, And Cranes.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-19-2017, 06:21 PM
 
Location: Lil Rhodey
680 posts, read 464,604 times
Reputation: 938
Providence: raccoons, opossums, squirrels, fox, deer, turkey, hawks, geese, ducks, swans and sometimes dolphins
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top