Authors wanted! The Eagle Mountain Nature and Wildlife Alliance is seeking individuals passionate about nature to write short articles on any of the animals and plants listed below. Your article will be featured on this site as well as on our social media pages and will always be attributed to you. If you are a teacher or homeschool parent that would be interested in having your students write articles as well, we would love to partner with you. (Note: Parent permission is required to have a child’s article published with or without their name attached.)

Animals

Birds
  • Golden Eagle
  • American Kestrel
  • Western Meadowlark
  • Swainson’s Hawk
  • Red-Tailed Hawk
  • American Robin
  • Ferruginous Hawk
  • Horned Lark
  • Common Raven
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Long-billed Curlew
  • House Finch
  • Say’s Phoebe
  • Gray Vireo
  • Turkey Vulture
  • Lark Sparrow
  • Western Kingbird
  • California Quail
  • Killdeer
  • Rough-legged Hawk
  • Gray Flycatcher
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
  • Black-throated Sparrow
  • Loggerhead Shrike
  • House Sparrow
  • American Goldfinch
  • Bald Eagle
  • Rufous Hummingbird
  • Brewer’s Sparrow
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Lazuli Bunting
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove
  • Broad-tailed Hummingbird
  • Rock Wren
  • Western Tanager
  • Black-headed Grosbeak
  • Sage Thrasher
  • Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Mourning Dove
  • Canada Goose
  • European Starling
  • Burrowing Owl
  • Barn Owl
  • Townsend’s Warbler
  • Lesser Goldfinch
  • Cassin’s Finch
  • Northern Bobwhite
  • Prairie Falcon
  • Bewick’s Wren
  • Chipping Sparrow
  • Scott’s Oriole
  • Bullock’s Oriole
  • Grasshopper Sparrow
  • Vesper Sparrow
  • Mountain Bluebird
  • Townsend’s Solitaire
  • Juniper Titmouse
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Sagebrush Sparrow
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Northern Harrier
Mammals
  • Mule Deer
  • Pronghorn
  • Coyote
  • Cottontail rabbit
  • Rock Squirrel
  • American Badger
  • Jackrabbit
  • Meadow Vole
  • Ord’s Kangaroo Rat
  • Deer Mouse
  • Bats
Amphibians
  • American Bullfrog
Reptiles
  • Gopher Snake
  • Common Side-blotched Lizard
  • North American Racer
  • Western Rattlesnake
  • Western Whiptail
  • Striped Whipsnake
  • Greater Short-horned Lizard
  • Western Terrestrial Garter Snake
  • Western Skink
  • Desert Horned Lizard
Arachnids
  • Bold Jumping Spider
  • Western Black Widow
  • Desert Tarantula
  • Zebra Jumping Spider
  • Woodlouse Spider
  • Western Spotted Orbweaver
  • Swollenstinger Scorpion
  • Banded Garden Spider
  • Triangulate Combfoot Spider
  • Straight-faced Windscorpion
  • Carolina Wolf Spider
  • Cat-faced Orbweaver
  • Apache Jumping Spider
Insects
  • European Firebug
  • Great Purple Hairstreak
  • Two-Spotted Melyrid
  • White-lined Sphinx
  • Two-striped Grasshopper
  • European Paper Wasp
  • Western Stink Bugs
  • Eastern Boxelder Bug
  • North American Jerusalem Cricket
  • Western Leaf-footed Bug
  • Western Honey Bee
  • Seven-spotted Lady Beetle
  • European Mantis
  • Spider Wasps
  • Giant Robber Flies
  • Great Basin Wood-Nymph
  • Hairy Bear Scarab Beetle
  • European Earwig
  • Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Squash Bug
  • Hunt’s Bumble Bee
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Common Drone Fly
  • Wing-tapping Cicadas
  • Juniper Hairstreak
  • Greater Anglewing Katydids
  • Jagged Ambush Bugs
  • Longhorn Bees
  • Cutworm Wasps

Plants

  • Sagebrush Artemisia tridentata
  • Common Sunflower Helianthus annuus
  • Utah Juniper Juniperus osteosperma
  • Redstem Stork’s-Bill Erodium cicutarium
  • Crossflower Chorispora tenella
  • Kingcup Cactus Echinocereus triglochidiatus
  • Longleaf Phlox Phlox longifolia
  • Rabbitbrush Ericameria spp.
  • Curlycup Gumweed Grindelia squarrosa
  • Desert Paintbrush Castilleja chromosa
  • Pricklypears Opuntia spp.
  • Sego Lily Calochortus nuttallii
  • Globemallows Sphaeralcea spp.
  • Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis
  • Tumbleweed Salsola tragus
  • Tall Tumblemustard Sisymbrium altissimum
  • Singleleaf Pinyon Pinus monophylla
  • Flatbud Prickly Poppy Argemone munita
  • Great Mullein Verbascum thapsus
  • Deathcamas Toxicoscordion spp.
  • Curveseed Butterwort Ceratocephala testiculata
  • Bush Pea Lathyrus brachycalyx
  • Boxelder Acer negundo
  • Milkvetches Astragalus spp.
  • Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola
  • Docks Rumex spp.
  • Salsifies Tragopogon spp.
  • Alfalfa Medicago sativa
  • Milkweeds Asclepias spp.
  • Musk Thistle Carduus nutans
  • Balkan Toadflax Linaria dalmatica
  • Cutleaf Nightshade Solanum triflorum