Pocket Mice (Chaetodipus/Perognathus sp.) & Packrat (Neotoma sp.) ID- Portal, Arizona
Good day mammal watchers! Hoping for some species level identification help with the photos below. They were taken at night in Portal, Arizona right outside Cave Creek Ranch.
The Southwestern Research Station mentions these species as present in the area.
Silky Pocket Mouse (Perognathus flavus)
Arizona Pocket Mouse (Peroghathus amplus)
Bailey’s Pocket Mouse (Perognathus baileyi)
Hispid Pocket Mouse (Perognathus hispidus)
Desert Pocket Mouse Perognathus penicillatus)
Rock Pocket Mouse Perognathus intermedius)
White-throated Woodrat (Neotoma albigula)
Mexican Woodrat (Neotoma mexicana)