Snowshoe Hare Sighting Report

CDFW needs your help with research on the distribution of the Snowshoe Hare. Please report your observation using this form. (Fields marked with red are required.)

Snowshoe hare, Brush Rabbit, Cottontail,or Jackrabbit? Determine the difference.

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    a brown rabbit on rocky ground
    Snowshoe Hare, summer. ©Robert Potts - CA Academy of Sciences, all rights reserved.
    a white rabbit in the snow
    Snowshoe Hare, winter. Photo by D. Gordon E. Robertson (CC(opens in new tab)).

    Wildlife Branch - Wildlife Diversity Program
    1010 Riverside Parkway, West Sacramento, CA 95605