Trustom Pond, Rhode Island

Not sure if it’s a bumper year for small mammals in Rhode Island but I just spent a very happy 3.5 hours at Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge this afternoon.  Tons of Southern Bog Lemmings, 2 Meadow Jumping Mice, a Southern Red-backed Vole, a shrew (probably a Smoky Shrew) and a New England Cottontail. The first 3 were lifers for me. 

Jon

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3 Comments on “Trustom Pond, Rhode Island”

  1. vdinets Says:

    Well, it sure doesn’t sound like a normal year anywhere east of Kansas…

  2. mattinidaho Says:

    Excellent. Will you be doing a trip report with photos?


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