Great Basin National Park: Species List

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Mourning Cloak

We saw quite a range of species during our trip to Great Basin National Park, which is unsurprising given the huge elevation differences in the Park. This list also includes species we saw in Snake Valley, outside the technical boundary of the National Park.

MAMMALS

Bat (unidentified species)
Black-Tailed Jackrabbit
Gray Fox
Mule Deer
Pinyon Mouse
Rock Squirrel
Uinta Chipmunk
Western Cottontail
Yellow-Bellied Marmot

BIRDS

Barn Swallow
Clark’s Nutcracker
Common Raven
Dark-Eyed Junco
Magpie
Red-Tailed Hawk
Rufous Hummingbird
Sage Sparrow
Steller’s Jay
Violet-Green Swallow
Wild Turkey
Woodhouse’s Scrub Jay

REPTILES

Long-Nosed Leopard Lizard
Sagebrush Lizard

INSECTS

Great Basin Fritillary
Hummingbird Moth
Mourning Cloak
Wasp

TREES/SHRUBS

Big Sagebrush
Curlleaf Mountain Mahogany
Douglas Fir
Engelmann Spruce
Great Basin Bristlecone Pine
Greenleaf Manzanita
Limber Pine
Quaking Aspen
Singleleaf Pinyon Pine
Utah Juniper
White Fir

WILDFLOWERS

Baby Goldenrod
Cinquefoil
Cushion Phlox
Fengler’s Sandwort
Fireweed
Hoary Aster
Mountain Coyote-Mint
Rockslide Yellow Fleabane
Rocky Mountain Bee-Plant
Rough Pricklypoppy
Rubber Rabbitbrush
Scarlet Paintbrush
Silver Lupine
Spiny Milkvetch
Tailcup Lupine
Whitestem Goldenbush
Wood’s Rose
Wyoming Paintbrush

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