Wildlife

Wildlife found on the island as listed in the “Sauvie Island Wildlife Area Management Plan”

Find the complete 2012 plan here.

(* denotes non-native species)

Birds

Birds are the most dominant species and there is a separate page on the site. Find bird watching information here. Download the pdf bird list here.

Mammals

  • Virginia Opossum*
  • Vagrant Shrew
  • Pacific Shrew
  • Pacific Water Shrew
  • Trowbridge’s Shrew
  • Shrew Mole
  • Townsend’s Mole
  • Little Brown Myotis
  • Yuma Myotis
  • Long Eared Myotis
  • Fringed Myotis
  • Long Legged Myotis
  • California Myotis
  • Silver Haired Bat
  • Big Brown Bat
  • Hoary Bat
  • Townsend’s Big-Eared Bat
  • Pallid Bat
  • Brush Rabbit
  • Black-tailed Jack Rabbit
  • Townsend’s Chipmunk
  • California Ground Squirrel
  • Eastern Fox Squirrel* Eastern Gray Squirrel
  • Western Gray Squirrel
  • Pacific Jumping Mouse
  • Douglas’ Squirrel
  • Camas Pocket Gopher
  • American Beaver
  • Deer Mouse
  • Dusky-Footed Woodrat
  • Bushy-Tailed Woodrat
  • Gray-Tailed Vole
  • Townsend’s Vole
  • Creeping Vole
  • Muskrat
  • Porcupine
  • Nutria*
  • Coyote
  • Red Fox
  • Gray Fox
  • Raccoon
  • Long-tailed Weasel
  • Mink
  • Short-tailed Weasel
  • Western Spotted Skunk
  • Striped Skunk
  • River Otter
  • Elk
  • Black-tailed Deer

Amphibians and Reptiles

  • Northwestern Salamander
  • Long-toed Salamander
  • Ensatina
  • Dunn’s Salamander
  • Western Red-backed Salamander
  • Roughskin Newt
  • Western Toad
  • Pacific Treefrog
  • Red-legged Frog (Information on Linnton Frogs “Frog Taxi”)
  • Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog
  • Bullfrog*
  • Spotted Frog
  • Western Painted Turtle
  • Northwestern Pond Turtle
  • Northern Alligator Lizard
  • Southern Alligator Lizard
  • Western Fence Lizard
  • Western Skink
  • Rubber Boa
  • Racer
  • Sharptail Snake
  • Ringneck Snake
  • Gopher Snake
  • W. Terrestrial Garter Snake
  • Northwestern Garter Snake
  • Common Garter Snake

Fish

  • Pacific Lamprey
  • Coho Salmon
  • Chinook Salmon
  • Sockeye Salmon
  • Chum Salmon
  • Steelhead
  • Cutthroat trout
  • Black Crappie*
  • White Crappie*
  • Bluegill*
  • Largemouth Bass*
  • Warmmouth Bass*
  • Pumpkinseed*
  • Dace
  • Bridgelip Sucker
  • Longnose Sucker
  • Largescale Sucker
  • Oriental Weatherfish*
  • American Shad*
  • Mosquitofish*
  • Redside Shiner
  • Sculpin
  • Northern Pikeminnow
  • Common Carp*
  • Yellow Bullhead*
  • Brown Bullhead*