Species Identification Confidence:
I'm absolutely certain
Individual(s) Observed (seen)
During a wildlife survey for the Forest Service, one fisher approached to within 3 m of the observer and climbed a dead grand fir (8" DBH). The fisher moved slowly and expressed a great deal of curiosity. After about 20 minutes the fisher climbed down the tree and left. (During this time another fisher passed by briefly, 45 m away).
Decimal Degrees: 45.8,-115.5
Game Management Unit:
August 15, 2013, 11:00 pm PDT
Joel Sauder with IDFG confirmed identification.
Animal Observation Report (Sightings)