Track Identification Guide

Canids (Canine Mammals)

Coyote Tracks
Dog Tracks
Red Fox Tracks
Coyote Tracks
front paw: 2.5 x 2 in.
hind paw: 2.25 x 1.75 in.
Dog Tracks
front paw: 2.5 x 4 in.
hind paw: 2 x 2.5 in.
Red Fox Tracks
front paw: 2.25 x 2.1 in.
hind paw: 2 x 1.75 in.

Felids (Feline Mammals)

Bobcat Tracks
Cat Tracks
Mountain Lion Tracks
Bobcat Tracks
front and hind paw:
1.9 x 1.75 in.
Cat Tracks
front and hind paw:
1.1 x 1.1 in.
Mountain Lion Tracks
front paw: 3 x 3.5 in.
hind paw: 3 x 3 in.

Mustelids (Weasel-like Mammals)

American Badger Tracks
Black-Footed Ferret Tracks
Long-Tailed Weasel Tracks
American Badger Tracks
front and hind paw:
2 in. x 2 in.
Black-Footed Ferret Tracks
front paw: 1.75 x 1.33 in.
hind paw: 1.75 x .75 in
Long-Tailed Weasel Tracks
front and hind paw:
1.75 x .75 in.
Mink Tracks
River Otter Tracks
Skunk Tracks
Mink Tracks
front and hind paw: .
9 x 1.4 in.
River Otter Tracks
front and hind paw*:
1.6 x 1.6 in
*images not to scale!
Skunk Tracks
front paw: .75 x .75 in.
hind paw: 1.5 x 1 in.

Rodentia (Rodent-like Mammals)

Beaver Tracks
Woodchuck Tracks
Mouse Tracks
Beaver Tracks
length: 3.25 - 3.5 in.
width: 2.5 in.
Woodchuck Tracks
length: 2.2 in.
Mouse Tracks
front paw length: .08 in.
hind paw length: .1 in.
Muskrat Tracks
Norway Rat Tracks
Fox Squirrel Tracks
Muskrat Tracks
front paw length: 1.5 in.
hind paw length: 3.25 in.
Norway Rat Tracks
length: .25 in.
hind track shown in
resting position
Fox Squirrel Tracks
front paw: 1.0 x .75 in.
hind paw: 1.25 x 1 in.
Gray Squirrel Tracks
Flying Squirrel Tracks
Shrew Tracks
Gray Squirrel Tracks
front paw: .75 x .5 in.
hind paw: 1.25 x .6 in.
Flying Squirrel Tracks
front paw: .5 x .3 in.
hind paw: 1 x .5 in.
Shrew Tracks
front paw length: .25 in.
hind paw length: .5 in.
Pine Vole
Pine Vole
front paw length: .1 in.
hind paw length: .2 in.

Furbearers

Opossum Tracks
Raccoon Tracks
Opossum Tracks
image of front paws
front paw: 2 x 2 in.
Raccoon Tracks
front paw length: 2.25 in.
hind paw length: 3.1 in.

Ungulates (Hoofed Mammals)

White-tailed Deer Tracks
White-tailed Deer Tracks
length: 2.25 to 3 in.

Birds

Bald Eagle Tracks
Canada Goose Tracks
Crow Tracks
Bald Eagle Tracks
length: 6 in.
Canada Goose Tracks
length: 4 in.
Crow Tracks
length: 2.5 to 3 in.
Duck Tracks
Great Blue Heron Tracks
Herring Gull Tracks
Duck Tracks
length: 3.25 in.
Great Blue Heron Tracks
length: 6.5 in.
Herring Gull Tracks
length: 3 in.
Wild Turkey Tracks
Wild Turkey Tracks
length: 4 in.

Reptiles/Amphibians

Bullfrog Tracks
Snapping Turtle Tracks
Bullfrog Tracks
Snapping Turtle Tracks

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