ID confirmation of a couple Carrizo Plains Rodents

I was out at the Carrizo Plain last week and did quite well, despite being limited to the paved road at the southern end, due to extremely wet and muddy conditions.    I spent about 3 1/2 hours there, hiking and cruising, and conservatively saw 60+ rodents.   There were at least 7 species, however I was only able to photograph 2.

I’m pretty sure these are San Joaquin Pocket Mice, Perognathus inornatus.

San Juaquin Pocket Mouse

San Juaquin Pocket Mouse 2


I think this is Peromyscus maniculatus.

San Juaquin Deer Mouse


I also saw the 3 K-rats, Southern Grasshopper Mouse, and a California Pocket Mouse.




Curtis Hart


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