Flora & Fauna - What We've Seen on the Owyhee

Young Long-earred Owl
Young Long-eared Owl

Birds

  • American Avocet
  • American Coot
  • American Robin
  • American White Pelicans
  • Burrowing Owls
  • California Quail
  • Canada Geese
  • Canyon Wrens
  • Cave Swallows
  • Chukar
  • Common Mergansers
  • Common Poorwill
  • Common Raven
  • Common Turns
  • Flycatcher
  • Golden Eagles
  • Great Blue Herons
  • Great Horned Owls
  • Gulls
  • Horned Larks
  • Killdeer
  • Long-billed Curlews
  • Long-eared Owls
  • Magpie
  • Mallard Ducks
  • Meadowlarks
  • Night Hawks
  • Northern harrier
  • Painted Bunting, rare, only once
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Rock Doves
  • Sage Grouse
  • Sandpiper
  • Turkey Vulture
  • Western or Clark’s Grebe
  • Western Tanager
  • Yellow-breasted Chats
Arrowleaf Balsamroot
Arrowleaf Balsamroot

Flowers

  • Arrow-leaf Balsamroot
  • Apricot Globe Mallow
  • Asters
  • Bitterroot
  • Blazing Star
  • Brodiaea
  • Buckwheat – Many types
  • Camas
  • Death Camas
  • Daisys
  • Desert Paint Brush
  • Dwarf Goldenweed
  • Fremont Phacelia
  • Hop Sage
  • Hybrid Balsamroot
  • Larkspur
  • Loco Weed
  • Lupine
  • Nine-leaved Desert Parsley
  • Northern Wyethia or Mules Ear
  • Oregon Sunshine
  • Penstemon
  • Pink Plox
  • Primrose, Many Types
  • Purple Prairie Clover
  • Purple Sage
  • Sego Lily
  • Shooting Stars
  • Sicky Geranium
  • Sweet Vetch
  • Wild Flas
  • Wils Onion
  • Yarrow
  • Yellow Monkey Flower
Newly Unfurled Dragonfly
Newly Unfurled Dragonfly

Critters

  • Antelop
  • Beaver
  • Bobcat
  • Bull Snakes
  • California Bighorn Sheep
  • Collard Lizards
  • Cottontail Rabbits
  • Cougar
  • Coyotes
  • Jack Rabbits
  • Muskrats
  • Pygmy Rabbit
  • Racoon
  • Rattlesnakes, Hundreds!
  • River Otter
  • Spotted Frogs
  • Western Fence Lizards
  • White Tail Deer