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Guide to Tuolumne Meadows Trails (1960) by Allan Shields


ANIMALS AND PLANTS

Some Common Mammals of the Tuolumne Region

Belding Ground Squirrel - 12, p. 67
Yellowbelly Marmot - 12, p. 66
Chickaree - 12, p. 65
Golden-mantled Squirrel - 12, p. 68
Sierra Pocket Gopher - 12, p. 71
Chipmunks - 12, p. 69
Marten - 12, p. 90
Pika - 12, p. 61
Black Bear - 12, p. 82
Badger - 12, p. 92
California Mule Deer - 12, p. 96
Yosemite Mountain Vole (Meadow Mouse) - 12, p. 78

Some Uncommon Mammals You May See

Northern Water Shrew - 12, p. 57
Whitetail Jackrabbit - 12, p. 62
Northern Flying Squirrel - 12, p. 70
Western Jumping Mouse - 12, p. 79
Porcupine - 12, p. 80
Coyote - 12, p. 81
Fisher - 12, p. 90
Wolverine - 12, p. 91
Mountain Lion - 12, p. 94

Some Common Birds of the Tuolumne Region

Oregon junco - 1, p. 137
Robin - 1, p. 121
Western Wood Pewee - 1, p. 111
Sparrow Hawk - 1, p. 92
Red-tailed Hawk - 1, p. 90
Cassin’s Finch - 1, p. 132
Blue (sooty) Grouse - 1, p. 94
Killdeer - 1, p. 96
Spotted Sandpiper - 1, p. 96
California Gull - 1, p. 98
Red-shafted Flicker - 1, p. 105
Williamson’s Sapsucker - 1, p. 107
Hammond’s Flycatcher - 1, p. 110
Violet-green Swallow - 1, p. 112
Steller’s Jay - 1, p. 113
Clark’s Nutcracker - 1, p. 115
Mountain Chickadee - 1, p. 115
Brewer’s Blackbird - 1, p. 130
Pine Siskin - 1, p. 133
Chipping Sparrow - 1, p. 137
White-crowned Sparrow - 1, p. 137

Some Uncommon Birds You May See

Horned Lark - 1, p. 112
Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker - 1, p. 109
White-throated Swift - 1, p. 103
Horned Owl - 1, p. 100
Golden Eagle - 1, p. 90
White-breasted Nuthatch - 1, p. 116
Red-breasted Nuthatch - 1, p. 117
Dipper (Water Ouzel) - 1, p. 115
Hermit Thrush - 1, p. 121
Townsend’s Solitaire - 1, p. 122
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 1, p. 123
Western Tanager - 1, p. 131
Pine Grosbeak - 1, p. 133
Green-tailed Towhee - 1, p. 134
Rufous-sided Towhee - 1, p. 134

Some Common Wildflowers of the Tuolumne Region

False Helebore - 27, p. 10
Wild Onion - 27, p. 14
Mariposa Lily - 27, p. 62
Rocky Mountain Iris - 19, p. 14; 27, p. 66
American Bistort (Knotweed) - 27, p. 96
Buckwheat
Pussy Paws - 27, p. 124
Columbine - 19, p. 21; 27, p. 134
Larkspur
Shield Leaf - 27, p. 180
Plains Erysimum (Western Wallflower 19, p. 14; 27, p. 176
Stonecrop - 27, p. 192
Spiraea
Cinquefoil
Potentilla muirii (Muir Mousetails)
Lupine - 19, p. 6
Hook (Dog) Violet - 27, p. 300
Fireweed - 19, p. 22; 27, p. 314
Gayophytum
Wild Carrot
Red Mountainheath (Red Heather) 27, p. 352
Cassiope - 19, p. 20; 27, p. 354
Shooting Stars - 27, p. 364
Gentian - 19, p. 22
Douglas Phlox - 19, p. 21; 27, p. 390
Monardella (Pennyroyal) - 27, p. 436
Newberry Penstemon (Pride of the Mountains) - 19, p. 16; 27, p. 480
Whorled Penstemon - 27, p. 482
Mimulus - 19, p. 4; 27, p. 494
Indian Paint Brush - 19, p. 8; 27, p. 472
Elephant Head (Pedicularis) - 19, p. 20; 27 p. 504
Aster (Fleabane) - 19, p. 21
Shiny Wyethia (Mule-ears)
Yarrow
Senecio
Mountain Laurel Kalmia - 19, p. 20; 27, p. 350

Some Uncommon Flowers You May See

Pine Drops - 27, p. 360
Snow Plant - 19, p. 16; 27, p. 358
Steer’s Head Bleedingheart - 19, p. 22; 27, p. 120
Polemonium (Sky Pilot) - 27, p. 384
Daisy
Sunflower
Yellow Columbine
Pussytoes

Trees of Tuolumne

Quaking Aspen - 2, p. 9
Skyland (Alpine) Willow
Lodgepole Pine - 3, p. 21
Jeffrey Pine - 3, p. 10
Western White Pine - 3, p. 16
Whitebark Pine - 3, p. 19
California Red Fir - 3, p. 29
Mountain Hemlock - 3, p. 34
Sierra Juniper - 3, p. 44

Some Common Reptiles of Tuolumne

Yosemite Toad - 16, p. 10
Pacific Tree Frog - 16, p. 12
California Yellow-legged Frog - 16, p. 14
Sierra Fence Lizard - 16, p. 21
Sierra Alligator Lizard - 16, p. 24
Mountain Garter Snake - 16, p. 39

Some Uncommon Reptiles of Tuolumne

Mount Lyell Salamander - 16, p. 7

Names in these lists are according to the following National Park Service standard references:

MAMMALS: Burt, W. H., Field Guide to Mammals. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1952.

BIRDS: A.O.U., Check list of North American Birds. (5th Edition) Amer. Ornithologists’ Union, Ithaca, N.Y., 1957.

FLOWERS: Kelsey, Harlan P. and William A. Dayton. Standardized Plant Names. Harrisburg, Pa., 1942.

TREES: Little, E., Check list of Native and Naturalized Trees of the United States, Including Alaska. U.S.G.P.O., Washington, D.C., 1953.

REPTILES: Amer. Soc. of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, “Common Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles”. Copeia, 1956 (3):172-185.



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