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Audubon Cottontail

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Identifying cottontails and rabbits is very difficult, often requiring the use of skulls to distinguish between species. One easily observed field marking that helps to distinguish between the Nuttall’s or mountain cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttalli), which I wrote about in April, … Continue reading

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Recently while walking near the North Umpqua River (Oregon) Leonard and I saw in the distance a shrub  covered in bright orange berries. We both immediately said, mountain ash (Sorbus scopulina) because of the bright berries. Drawing closer we realized … Continue reading

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