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Old 06-16-2017, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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I was just wondering what common wildlife you see in your city/area? Please list where you live and types of animals you've seen

In my area (Aurora, CO) it's common to see rabbits, birds (Owls, Robins, hawks), Prairie Dogs and squirrels. I've occasionally seen raccoons, coyote, deer, snakes and even pronghorn a few times. Otherwise the first 4 are pretty much what I see daily (A bit boring compared to other places).

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Old 06-16-2017, 02:34 PM
 
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Here in NE Central Florida we routinely see skinks (lizard variety), squirrels and varying songbirds along with foxes, raccoons, possum, armadillos, deer, black bears, box turtles, owls, eagles, hawks, sandhill cranes, egrets, seagulls and ducks.
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Old 06-16-2017, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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NW Washington (Bellingham)- in my neighborhood, we see owls, eagles, deer, and a ton of black squirrels. Visitors to the city include seals and an occasional orca in Bellingham Bay and bobcats, coyotes, mountain lions and bears in the hills and mountains surrounding town.
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Old 06-16-2017, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Illinois
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Western Chicago suburbs:

Squirrels, bats, hawks, deer, coyote, rabbits, Canada geese. Those 7 are everywhere in abundance around here.

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Raccoons, owls, eagles, possums, the occasional fox, some wild turkeys,
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Old 06-16-2017, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Denver
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South Louisiana we see alligator, deer, opossum, armadillo, swamp rabbit, coyote, fox, woodcock, bobcat, muskrat, quail, turkey, waterfowl, Louisiana black bear, way too many snakes, alligator snapping turtle, pelicans, bald eagle, egret, and finally the invasive nutria and monk parrots.
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Old 06-16-2017, 04:07 PM
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Location: NC/SC Border Patrol
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Our apples on two trees right now sometimes bring in deer. They have to jump our 4 feet high chain link fence to get to the apples. Possum comes regularly to eat our cats' leftover food. Cat brought us a dead baby rabbit recently. Rabbits usually hang out in a part of the yard I call "the hundred acre woods." Cats also kill field mice and regular mice.

Sometimes when wild food is scarce we end up with a raccoon on our patio looking for food. Cats have also brought us baby King snakes. We had to look them up to make sure. We have had a resident black racer for years. I think he knows us.

We have nut trees that the squirrels love to visit and bury the nuts for later.

Birds I have seen are blackbirds, mockingbirds, robins in summer, barn swallows nest in our unused chimney, blue jays and cardinals are all over the place. We have had a red-headed woodpecker in the diseased tree in our front yard.

Wasps, honey bees, hornets, masons, gnats, fire ants, slugs, earthworms, regular ants of many different shapes and sizes, water bugs and we have a roach type thing that I had never seen in my 71 years that comes out at night in the kitchen. That thing is about 2 inches long and 1 inch wide and their days are numbered just as soon as I can get to the store to buy spray. We are just over the line from SC so I wonder if that is the dreaded Palmetto roach I have heard others talk about.

We sometimes see big, little and middle-sized spiders that usually end up dead spiders.

Spider crickets and grasshoppers can be added to the list of wildlife.

We are two to three hours in from the ocean and sometimes see sea gulls in the Walmart parking lot??

We used to pick box turtles up along the road and our children would keep them for years.

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Old 06-16-2017, 06:52 PM
 
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Deer, skunks, squirrels, rabbits, an occasional fox and an occasional garter snake......
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:38 PM
 
Location: North America
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In Los angeles. Skunks, Coyote, Bears, Pumas, Raccons, Squirrels, Deer, Goats, Turtles, Rattlesnakes, Black and Brown widows, Rabbits, Herons, Peacocks, Amazon Parrots, Blue Whales, Great White Sharks, Opossum and Possum, Eagles, Hawks, and so much more.
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Old 06-17-2017, 02:03 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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NW Washington (Bellingham)- in my neighborhood, we see owls, eagles, deer, and a ton of black squirrels. Visitors to the city include seals and an occasional orca in Bellingham Bay and bobcats, coyotes, mountain lions and bears in the hills and mountains surrounding town.
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Old 06-17-2017, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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We get opossums, squirrels, armadillos, some lizards, several birds like ducks, cardinals, hawks, woodpeckers, rabbits, turtles, snakeys. Haven't seen any raccoons. Haven't seen any but I've heard frogs.

In terms of bugs, we got mosquitos, flies, cicadas, crickets, grasshoppers, butterflies, ants, bees, wasps, spiders, scorpions. Thankfully very few roaches.
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