I've been conducting an Amphibian, Reptile and Fish Big Year (ARF) to see what's possible for an intended Vertebrate Big Year when I retire in a couple of years. A 3 week roadtrip to the southwest added several species. The totals to date are:
Lifers include such species as Tiger Salamander & Longnose Dace.
I still need several "local" species including Cascade Frog, Western Toad, Long-toed and Red-backed Salamanders, Western Fence Lizard, any freshwater sculpin and/or sucker. Thanks for any help you can give me!!
For the record, I've also found:
Total Vertebrates: 272 ( I'm counting sharks, rays and lampreys as "honorary vertebrates".