Vashon-Maury Island has a wide range of habitats that are home to myriad species of animals. With these check lists, you can learn more about the animals living around us.
Birds of Vashon-Maury Island
This handy checklist shows the 239 species of birds seen on Vashon-Maury Island with seasonal abundance for each. Casual or accidental sightings are included. Bird Checklist
Annual Butterfly Count
Results of the Annual July Butterfly count with totals from 1996 through 2013. Butterfly Count list
Voles of Vashon-Maury Island
Vole specimens are needed for DNA research.
If you find a dead Vole, put it a sturdy bag and freeze as quickly as possible, with place and date.
Then contact Bianca Perla (firstname.lastname@example.org 755-5798 or Ellen Kritzman (567-4837) or Gary Shugart (463-2169 email@example.com). Gary says specimens can also be put in the blue cooler on his porch at 10925 SW Bank Rd., but let him know something is there.
Mammals of Vashon-Maury Island
32 mammals are seen on Vashon-Maury Island and in it's surrounding waters. Mammals list
Herps of Vashon-Maury Island
The 12 species of amphibians and reptiles seen here. Herps list