"1. coyote, right front
3. k rat trot?
5. lizard burying itself in the sand
6. owl? zygodactyl
8.dirt pushed up from the tunneling of a...gopher?
9. some kind of spider. I see dots and dashes that I can't really…"
"1. left hind
2. right front
3. left hind, left front
4. right hind
5. right front
Thanks for posting these, Connor! I've been trying to figure out bear feet lately, and am interested in what primary diagnostics people use. I've been…"
"1. Domestic dog. Right front at bottom of the frame, slayed, and right hind, in an overstep?
2. Bobcat, left front at bottom of the frame and left hind above it.
3. Vole trot.
4. Not sure about scale on this one, but the arrangement of the pads…"
"Mark Elbroch's "Behavior of North American Mammals" is a really helpful compliment to his track and sign book. At least foundational knowledge of animal behavior is critical to learning tracking, and reading this book has really…"
"1. Coyote and Bobcat.
You can tell it's a coyote based on the tight toes and claws; in this substrate, I think domestic dog would splay more.The coyote's track looked to me like a left front foot, because of the leading toe and overall…"
"1. Coyote: larger one is front track. Is this a left hind (I see a leading toe) and a right front? 2. Racoon (and a coyote going the opposite direction) 3. Left hind 4. Owl, but I don't know the difference between species yet. Barred? 5.…"
"Song sparrow? Grey eyebrow, white breast with streaks, and shape of beak made me think so. I've been noticing that song sparrows seem to perch in prominent places, fence posts, tall plants, etc. when they alarm or sing. "
2. Not sure about male or female. I read about some of the morphological differences, but still feel pretty uncertain. Toes robust and rounder (male), or smaller, narrower, more oval shaped (female)? I think there would be more negative…"