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Trowbridge's Shrew Sorex trowbridgii


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Trowbridge's Shrew
credit: Tapbirds/CCSA

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Family: Soricidae, Shrews view all from this family

Description Small shrew with nearly uniform, dark fur, whitish feet, and bicolored tail. This is the only shrew in its range whose belly is not significantly paler than its back, but does have a strongly bicolored tail. Grayer in winter and browner in summer.

Dimensions 104-131mm, 48-59mm, 3-5g

Habitat Forests & woodlands

Range California, Northwest, Western Canada