World Mammals

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Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Jon Hall

Australian 2017
Following the checklist at .April 2022: 17 new species in Baja California and NE Mexico including Fish-eating and Flat-headed Myotis, Goldman's Woodrat and Hooper's Deer Mouse (thanks Juan Cruzado); March 2022: Eurasian Lynx in Transylvania (thank you Sakertours); Feb 2022: Red Wolf and Golden Mouse in North Carolina (thank you Todd Pusser!). Favourites from previous years include both Pandas, Pygmy Hippo in Sierra Leone, Giant Pangolin and Cameroon Scalytail in Gabon, all 4 Lion Tamarins in Brazil, Bactrian Camel & Marbled Polecat (Mongolia), Giant Armadillo (Brazil), all the Douc Langurs in Vietnam, Pyrennean Desman (Spain), Short-eared Dog (western Amazon), Narwhals (Baffin Island), Tamaraw (Philippines), Babyrusa (Sulawesi), Andean Mountain Cat (Chile) and Solendon (Dominican Republic). Includes almost 270 Australian Mammals (inc Scaly-tailed Possum, Cape York Rock Wallaby, Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat and Gilbert's Potoroo). Check out . 12 March 2022


Gerald Broddelez

Belgian 1410
Upd 2022, Aldabra and Seychelles Apex, Oman Apex trip with fantastic Arabian Wolf sighting, sev new Bat sp , South Africa with 3 sp Mole Rats, Greater Noctule France, sevl new bats and rodents in Crete and Bulgaria, Brandts Hedgehog, Arabian Tahr in Oman,2019 East Mole Vole, Daurian Squirrel, Us.Whiskered Bat , Blandford's Fox, Arabian Gazelle, Tarabul's Gerbil, Chin.Ferret Badger, Forest Musk Deer, Baikal seal,9 diff Snow Leopards (incl 1 fem with 3 cubs and another with 2 cubs seen extremely well on our tours in Mongolia!), Sand Cat, Fennec, Jap Macaque and Squirrel, Past Highlights :Red Panda, Chinese Mountain Cat, Black-footed Cat, Marbled Cat , East Caucasian Thur, Asia Minor Chamois, Grey-bellied Night-monkey, Harris Olingo, Mex Pocupine ,Walia Ibex, Hisp Solenodon & Hutia, Lion-tailed Macaque, Stripe-necked Mongoose, Smooth-coated Otter, Dhole etc in S India, Harveys Duiker, Fringe-eared Oryx, Heart-nosed Bat, Sowerby's Beaked Whale, Blasius Hor. Bat, Pallas Cat, Chiru, Kiang, White-lipped Deer, Tib Fox Past highlights : Maned Wolf, Golden-lion Tamarin, Giant Armadillo, Numbat, S.Hairy-nosed Wombat, Quokka, etc in Australia, Medit. Monk Seal, Variegated Spider Monkey, Andean Squirrel and N.Naked -tailed Armadillo Past High Mountain Tapir and Spectacled Bear in Ecuador, AARDVARK , Tree Pangolin, Lord Derby's Anomalure in Ghana, others Mara, Fossa, Mme Bertha's Mouse lemur, Giant Jumping Rat, Zanzibar Galago & Colobus, Zanj Elephant Shrew, Eur. Wolverine, Baird's Tapir, Silky Anteater, Dugong, East Pygmy Possum, Woylie, Atherton Anthechinus amongst 80+ sp seen down under!Juan Fernandez Fur Seal,South Water Vole,Bobcat, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Asiatic Wild Ass, Mongolian Gazelle, Siberian Ibex, Argali, Gobi Jerboa, Particolored Bat, Grey Lori, Golden Palm Civet, Rusty-spotted Cat, Puma, S.Pudu, Darwin's Fox, S.River Otter, Eld's Deer, Irriwaddy Dolphin, Black-shanked Douc.Giant Panda, Golden takin, Golden S-N Monkey and Red-and-White Flying Squirrel in China, Ganges River Dolphin in India, Canadian Lynx , Wolf with 5 cubs, Puma,Huemel,Chilean Dolphin in Chile, Eur Lynx, Eur Bison & Western Barbastelle in Poland Caracal, Afr Wild Cat, Aardwolf, Brown Hyena, Striped Polecat etc in South Africa. Snow Leopard. Ladakh Urial, Blue Sheep .Water Shrew Feathertail Glider, Platypus, Lumholtz's Tree-kangaroo, Northern Bettong, Lemoroid & Herbert River Possum down under, Pond Bat, Goldie's & Emperor Marmoset, Cantabrian Brown Bear & Medit. Horshoe Bat in Spain, Siberian Flying Squirrel & Northern Bat in Estonia, Jaguar ,Brazilian Tapir, Pantanal Marmoset ,Brazilian Porcupine ,Golden and Capped Langur, Yellow-throated Marten, Iberian Lynx, West Indian Manatee .Ruppels Fox, Sinai Barbastelle, Arabian HorshoeBat in Sinai, Golden-handed Tamarin, Guianan Saki Monkey, Giant Anteater in Guyana, Mandrill,Geoffroys Tamarin,Brown-handed Spider Monkey,Jaguarundi,False Vampire Bat ,Miller's Water Shrew,Pygmy Marmosetc


Jonathan Rossouw

South African 1259
Scimitar-horned Oryx, Striped Hyena, & Libyan Striped Weasel in Ouadi Rime-Ouadi Achime Faunal Reserve; Barbary Sheep in the Ennedi Plateau; & Fennec in the Sahara, Chad; Pallas’s Cat, Chinese Steppe Cat, & Mainland Leopard Cat in Sichuan; Northern Yellow-cheeked Crested & Pileated Gibbons plus Irrawaddy Dolphin in Cambodia; Long-eared Pygmy Anomalure in Odzala NP, Congo; Long-tailed Pangolin & Cameroon Anomalure in Dzanga-Sangha, CAR; Wolverine in Finland; Red Panda in Singalila, India; Australian Snubfin Dolphin in W Australia


Martin Royle / Royle Safaris

English 1254
BEST MOST RECENT - Naked Molerat, Tana River Red Colobus, Tana River Mangabey, Eurasian Lynx, Himalayan Serow, Yellow-bellied Weasel, Himalayan Field Mouse, Mountain Tapir, Colocolo, Caqueta titi, Colombian woolly monkey, Ornate titi, Cottontop tamarin, Santa Marta white-fronted capuchin, White-and-gold marmoset, Lake Batista titi, Mandrill, Asiatic golden cat, Chinese pangolin, Giant panda, Chinese ferret badger, Aye-aye, Western red forest rat, fossa, Kayan Slow Loris, Javan Slow Loris, JAVAN RHINO (two sightings on Royle Safaris Javan Rhino Expedition) - contact Royle Safaris ( for more information our our 2022 Javan Rhino tour. 1x Solenodons; 1x Aardvark; 311x Bats; 109x Bovidea; 4x Camelids; 4x Elephant Shrews; 11x Treeshrews; 134x Carnivores; 28x Cetaceans; 40x Deer; 3x Elephants; 5x Equine; 4x Giraffid; 1x Hippo; 3x Hyrax; 22x Insectivores; 24x Lagomorphs; 46x Australasian Marsupials; 12x Neotropical Marsupials; 2x Pangolins; 2x Monotremes; 11x Pigs; 11x Pinnipeds; 1x Colugo, 189x Primates; 4x Rhinos; 242x Rodents; 2x Siereina; 3x Tapir; 10x Xenartha - Chinese giant flying squirrel, Giant Armadillo, Whitehead's Pygmy Squirrel, Lowland Paca, Red Mouse Opossum, Northern Pudu, Javan Rhino, Javan slow loris, Pallas's Cat, Chinese Mountain Cat, Indochinese Hog Badger, Nilgiri Marten, Sadharyis Rat, Dhole, Brown Hyena, Namib Long-eared Bat, Weyn's duiker, Andorge's wrinkle-lipped bat, Servaline genet, Spotted linsang, Owston's civet, Red-shanked douc, Fea's Muntjac, Large-toothed Ferret Badger, Northern & Southern Buff-cheeked Gibbons, Cat Ba Langur, Hispaniolan hutia, Hispaniolan Solenodon, Hirola, Somali dwarf mongoose, Southern tree hyrax, Olinguito, Jurua Red-howler Monkey, Fringe-lipped Bat, Smith's Red Rock Hare, Aardvark, Black-footed Cat, Karoo Rock Elephant Shrew, Ground Pangolin, Red Panda, Finless Porpoise, Llanos long-nosed armadillo, Venezuelan red howler monkey, Weeper capuchin, Ussuri shrew, Malbrouck's monkey, Banded Civet, Pen-tailed Treeshrew, Marbled cat, North Sulawesi babirusa, Siamang, Sulaewsi bear cuscus, Sumatran orangutan, Mexcio mouse opossum, Yucatan black howler monkey, Sable, Siberian flying Squirrel, Ussuri White-toothed Shrew, Striped hyena, Indian hairy-footed gerbil, Flat-headed cat, Maned wolf, Ridley's roundlead bat, Malay skink badger, Sunda colugo, Bornean yellow muntjac, Wrinkle-faced bat, Salvin's big-eyed bat, Phayre's leaf monkey, Hose's langur, Himalayan Whiskered Bat, Bhutan Giant Flying-Squirrel, Rusty-spotted Cat, Brazilian porcupine, American Badger, Island Grey Fox, Southern Oncilla, Water chevrotain, Potto, Daini's coastal galago, Wolverine, Snow Leopard, Pale-grey Shrew, Mountain Weasel, Blue Whale, Lumholtz' tree Kangaroo, Tasmanian Devil, Jaguar, Dugong, Hoary Fox, Iberian Lynx, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Blotched Genet, Hildegaarde's Broad-Headed Mouse, Giant Forest Hog - includes trips to UK, Croatia, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Czech Rep, Greece, Turkey, Finland, Russia, Madagascar, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, UEA, Maldives, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, China, Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, USA, Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Namibia, Angola, Kenya, Cape Verde, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Switzerland & Leichetenstein. Last updated 24/01/2022


Coke Smith

American 1117
List is not up to date. Many more species to add since 2018. Will get caught up this month!


phil telfer

English 1070
2019, Sunda Pangolin, Otter Civet, Sunbear. Moonrat,Sabah 18,Long-Tailed and Tree Pangolin, Ghana 18,Spectacled Bear, Olinguito and finally a Tayra, Ecuador 18. Ringtail, USA 17.Pyrenean Desman = 1,000.Black Headed Uacari, Black tailed hairy dwarf porcupine, Neotropical pygmy squirrel among 60+ lifers on superb Amazon trip June 2017. Pel's Anomolure and red river hog in Sierra Leone 2017.wild bactrian camel, saiga, corsac fox, pallas' cat, marbled and steppe polecat, Mongolia 2016.Clouded leopard, Malay stink badger, Borneo16.Spectral Bat, Zeledon's mouse opossum, Nicaragua,16.SichuanNov2015,Chinese Mountain cat,Golden Snub-nosed monkey,Chinese Ferret Badger, Forest Musk Deer.jaguarundi, pampas cat, geoffroys cat, lesser grison, hoary fox.2014,honey badger, kit fox. thailand2013,yellow-throated marten, brush-tailed porcupine,crab-eating mongoose Irrawaddy dolphin. silky anteater, bairds tapr. costa rica may13. giant armadillo, brazil, fennec fox tunisia. red panda in nepal feb.12 Serval and the wolf in Ethiopia october 11. grey long-eared bat and lesser molerat in Hungary sept 11.Close encounter with Javan rhino in Ujung Kulon, heard at 10 metres range but sadly not seen.Java and Malaysia June2011, Malay Tapir, Javan Gibbon, Javan Mouse deer, Banteng and Rusa. Recent highlight, Eurasian Lynx in Sweden, Garden doormouse in Spain.Tanzania 2011, white-bellied hedgehog, black and rufous elephant shrew, red-bellied coast squirrel.European Lynx in Poland, Nov. 2010. black-footed ferret American badger in Arizona, sept,2010.siberian flying squirrel, racoon dog estonia may 2010 ecuador 2010, mountain tapir. pygmy marmoset, golden-mantled tamarin, kinkajou. feb 2010 numbat, spot-tailed quoll and bilby. fosa, giant jumping rat, 24 lemurs, 3 tenrecs. previous giant panda, snow leopard,wolverine, jaguar, puma,fishing cat, rusty-spotted cat, canada lynx, iberian lynx, tarsier, golden palm civet, blue whale, bowhead.


Hugh Buck

British 1065
China November 18. Tibetan Macaque, Red Panda, Chinese Serow, Hog Badger, Tibetan Fox, Chinese Mountain Cat, Sichuan Takin, Malayan Porcupine


Paul Carter

British 1046
2022 Apr (USA): Texas Pocket Gopher, Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher


Stephen F. Bailey

USA, living in Italy 964
Trapped mammals NOT counted. March 2022, Egypt: Egyptian Rousette.


Mark Van Beirs

Belgian 955
February 2021: Wied's Black-tufted Marmoset in NE Brazil. November 2019: Andean Night Monkey in Peru, Short-eared Rock Wallaby in Australia and Brown Forest Wallaby in West Papua. July 2019: Chiru, Wild Yak and Tibetan Fox in Qinghai (China). January 2019: Diana Monkey and King Colobus in Sierra Leone. December 2018: Puma and Marine Otter in Chile, Tasmanian Devil, Eastern and Spot-tailed Quolls in Tasmania and Moor Macaque in Sulawesi. June 2018: Golden and Capped Langurs in NE India. October 2017: Red-shanked Douc Langur, the extremely rare Cat Ba Langur and Delacour's Langur in Vietnam; Waigeo Cuscus on Waigeo, Indonesia and Silky Anteater on Trinidad. September 2015: Bonobo, Wolf's Monkey, African Palm Civet and Red River Hog in the DRC. June 2015: Japanese Giant Flying Squirrel and Japanese Badger in Japan and Guadeloupe Fur Seal in Baja California. March 2015: Lesser Mouse Deer and Fea's Muntjac in Thailand. February 2015: Fabulous Aardvark, Black-footed Cat and Aardwolf in South Africa. January 2015: Lord Derby's, Beecroft's and Pel's Anomalures in Ghana. June 2014: Sunda Colugo and a batch of leaf monkeys and squirrels in Peninsular Malaysia. December 2013: Philippine Flying Lemur and Philippine Tarsier on Bohol (Philippines), a selection of Flying Foxes in Micronesia, Hawaiian Monk Seal on Oahu (Hawaii) and Pampas Cat in NW Argentina. September 2013: Lovely Lumholtz's and Bennett's Tree Kangaroos, Sugar Glider and Green Ringtail, Herbert River Ringtail and cute Striped Possums in Queensland, Australia. April 2013: Equatorial Saki and Napo Tamarin in Ecuador. January 2013: Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, Travancore Flying Squirrel and Indian Chevrotain in Southern India. October 2012: Wolverine in Finland and Admiralty Cuccus on Manus (PNG). May 2012: Dhole and Four-horned Antelope in India and Olive Colobus and Potto in Ghana. March 2012: Cozumel Raccoon and Yucatan Black Howler Monkey in Yucatan. Red-handed Tamarin and Guyanan Red Howler Monkey in Suriname. December 2011: Sangihe Tarsier, Peleng Cuscus and Rosenberg's Dwarf Squirrel on the islands beyond Sulawesi. October 2011: A fabulous Snow Leopard and lovely Kiang in Ladakh.


Kenny Ross

Scottish 925
Using Handboof of the Mammals of the World total is 925 - Cambodia in January 2020 - indochinese ground squirrel, southern yellow-cheeked crested gibbon, Germaine's langur, black-shanked douc, cambodian striped squirrel


Jonathan Newman

British 905
Water Chevrotain, Red River Hog, Hammerheaded Fruit-Bat, Lesser Gymnure, Javan Palm Civet, Leopard Cat (finally!), Temminck's Flying Squirrel; Previous highlights include Admiralty Cuscus, Geoffroy's Pied Colobus, Namdapha Flying Squirrel, Plains Viscacha, Orange-spined Hairy Dwarf Porcupine, Pallas and Geoffroy's Cat, Aardwolf, Sand Fox, Bush Dog, Humbolt's Hog-nosed Skunk, Kiang, Onager, Dwarf Brocket and Killer Whales beaching!


Steve Riley

UK 877
Ultimate experiences include sitting with and 'shaking hands' with Mountain Gorillas in Uganda, being 5m. from a Tiger with 2 cubs, watching a Humpback Whale breeching , fabulous moments with both Elephant species, Ethiopian Wolves courtship, Sea Otters shelling mussels and seeing 27 Lemur species in Madagascar.


Steve Morgan

UK 858
Latest additions (2018): Beecroft's and Pel's Anomolure, Hammer Bat, Common Cusimanse, Hausa Genet, Lowe's Monkey. Additions (2017): Clouded Leopard, Marbled Cat, Jaguarundi, Otter Civet, Small-clawed Otter, Sei Whale, Cacomistle. Previously: Hirola, Zeledon's Mouse Opossum, Dusky Bat, Chinese Mountsin Cat, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey (not Foping!), Forest Musk Deer, Ferret-badger, Hog-Badger,Tasmanian Devil, Honey Possum, Pallas' Cat, Tibetan Antelope, Przewalski's Gazelle, Asian Bader. Previously: Flat-headed Cat, Pen-tailed Treeshrew (Sumatra June 2014). Earlier highlights:Geoffroy's Cat, Pampas Fox, Plains Viscacha. Previous highlights include Snow Leopard, Fishing Cat, Fosa, Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Long-tailed Pangolin, Ethiopian Wolf, Wolverine, Red Panda, Greater Bamboo Lemur, Darwin's Fox, Giant Armadillo, Black-footed Ferret, Dwarf Hairy Orange-spined Porcupine, Congo Clawless Otter, Malay Tapir and both Lowland and Mountain Gorrillas.


David Shackelford

USA 845
Some recent mammals include Irrawady Dolphin, Black Wallaroo, Western Lowland Gorilla, Yangtze Finless Porpoise, Arnoux’s Beaked Whale. Overall highlights include: trekking for Mountain Gorilla, Orangutan, Maned, Simian, and Gray Wolves, Platypus, Spectacled and Grizzly Bears, Giant Armadillo, Pichi, Pallas’ Cat, unforgettable views of Clouded Leopard in Bhutan, Ganges River Dolphin, Chimpanzee, Pallas's Cat, hunting Killer Whale, Bengal Tiger, Mountain Nyala, Jaguar, Diademed Sifaka and Indri in incomparable Madagascar, Indian One-horned Rhinoceros, Striped Hyena, Puma, Blue Whale, Amazonian Manatee, Polar Bear, and Giant Panda in the wild!


Dion Hobcroft

Australia 815
2019: Bare-rumped Sheathtail Bat 2018: Black-footed Tree Rat 2017: Pied Tamarin, Tucuxi, Pygmy Right Whale, Northern Pipistrelle, Mongoose Lemur, Milne-Edward's Sportive Lemur, Reclusive and Painted Ringtail, Stein's and Northern Grey Cuscus, Biak Glider, Black-tailed Melomys. 2016: Golden Bamboo Lemur, Milne-Edward's Sifaka, Leadbeater's Possum, Sharpe's Grysbok, Bismarck Flying-fox 2015: Yarkand Hare, Bower's White-toothed Rat 2014: Pygmy Ringtail, Shrew-faced Ground-Squirrel, Siberian Ibex, Goitered Gazelle, Spectacled Hare-Wallaby, Small Five-toed Jerboa, Corsac Fox, Golden Snub-nosed Monkey. 2013: Sun Bear, Walrus, Northern Pika, 10 sp. Lemur2012: Maritime Striped Squirrel, Pere David's Deer (re-introduced) Silvery Gibbon, Javan Grizzled Langur, Scaly-tailed Possum, Rock Ringtail, Rothschild's Rock-Wallaby, Spectral Tarsier, Bear Cuscus, Sulawesi Black Macaque, Cheetah, Philippine Colugo, Palawan Flying-Squirrel 2011: Stripe-backed Weasel. Takin, Reed Vole, Siberian Roe Deer, Inez Vole, Giant Panda, Red and White Giant Flying Squirrel, Pallas's Cat:2010: New Zealand: NZ Wattled Bat: PNG: Calaby's Pademelon, Silky Cuscus, Large-eared Flying-Fox, Black-tailed Antechinus: China: Swinhoe's Striped Squirrel, Daurian Ground-SquirrelThailand:Malayan Slit-faced Bat, Greater Woolly Horseshoe Bat, Trident Roundleaf Bat, Great Roundleaf Bat, Asian Slow Loris:India: Asiatic Lion, Egyptian Tomb Bat, Greater Mouse-tailed Bat, Intermediate Horseshoe Bat, Lesser Bandicoot Rat, Sand-coloured Rat: Oct 09: New mammals this year include Black-tailed Melomys, NB Bare-backed Fruit-Bat, Honey Possum, Moonrat, Striped and Large Treeshrew, Island Flying-fox, Short-nosed Fruit-Bat, Sunda Slow Loris, Earspot Squirrel, Low's Squirrel, Four-striped Ground Squirrel, Temminck's and Thomas's Flying Squirrels, Malay Badger, Hairy-nosed and Small-clawed Otter, Flat-headed Cat, Mountain Gazelle, Bezoar Ibex, Persian Jird, Persian Squirrel, Particoloured Bat, Asia Minor Ground Squirrel, Social Vole, Yellow-necked Field Mouse,Western Quoll, Indian Crested Porcupine, Small Indian Field Mouse, Indian Bush Rat, Naked-rumped Tomb Bat, Phayre's Flying Squirrel and Forrest's Rock Squirrel. 2008 recent mammals have been Julia Creek Dunnart, Long-haired Rat, Purple-necked Rock Wallaby, Rusty and Fawn Antechinus, Delicate Mouse, Marbled Cat, Bennett's Tree Kangaroo, Tropical Short-tailed Mouse and Proserpine Rock Wallaby.


John A. Shrader

USA (Ohio) 778
List updated 8/7/2021, for 2020 and first half 2021. Some interesting mammals seen since last update in 2020. Northwestern Gray Wolf, Ringtail, Davis Mountains (Robust) Cottontail, Dice's Cottontail, Mountain Spiny Pocket Mouse, Eastern Spotted Skunk, Antelope Jackrabbit, Florida Bonnetted Bat, Mexican Long-tongued Bat, Lesser Long-nosed Bat, and Least Weasel.


Karen Baker

English 776
Latest Highlights - finally a mega trip in Borneo and beyond; Yellow-throated Marten, Western Tarsier, Binturong, Moonrat, Sun Bear, Banded Civet, 2 x Sunda Pangolins and a Clouded Leopard :)


Karen A. Shrader

USA (Ohio) 771
List updated 8/7/2021, for 2020 and first half 2021. Some interesting mammals seen since last update in 2020. Northwestern Gray Wolf, Ringtail, Davis Mountains (Robust) Cottontail, Dice's Cottontail, Mountain Spiny Pocket Mouse, Brush Deermouse, Silky Pocket Mouse, Chihuahuan Grasshopper Mouse, White-throated Woodrat, Eastern Spotted Skunk, Antelope Jackrabbit, Florida Bonnetted Bat, Mexican Long-tongued Bat, Lesser Long-nosed Bat, and Least Weasel.


Stuart Chapman

British 769
2022 Highlights: Western Sahara: Fennec fox, Ruppell's fox; India: Asian golden cat, Arunachal macaque, Western hoolock gibbon; Sri Lanka: Indian pangolin, Brown mongoose, Golden palm civet (wet zone); Zanzibar: Zanzibar red colobus, Black and rufous elephant shrew; 2021 - Kenya: Bushy-tailed mongoose, Golden-rumped giant sengi, Angola colobus; Uganda: Pousargues's mongoose, Marsh mongoose, Black-fronted duiker, De Brazza’s monkey, Giant forest hog; Nepal- Royle's pika, Large-eared pika, Grey-headed flying squirrel, South Asian river dolphin;2020 Highlights: Nepal - Alpine musk deer; Himalayan musk deer; Himalayan thar, Red panda (western Himalayan), Bhutan flying squirrel, Hodgson's flying squirrel, Himalayan serow, USA - Canada lynx; Bobcat; American badger; Gray fox, Northern elephant seal; Malaysia - Agile gibbon; Singapore- Horsfield's flying squirrel, Vietnam -Small toothed ferret badger, Indochinese silvered langur. 2019 Highlights: Spain -Iberian lynx. Vietnam: Cat Ba langur, Hatinh langur, Grey-shanked douc, Borneo - Otter civet; Gabon -Mandrill, chimpanzee, Western lowland gorilla; Spain - European wildcat; Malaysia -Siamang; Australia - Eastern quoll, Spot-tailed quoll, Platypus, Koala. South Africa - Black mongoose, serval, caracal, Laos - Kha Nyou, Lao langur. Ethiopia - Ethiopian wolf. 2018 Highlights: Thailand -Sun bear; Malaysia -Malayan tapir; Mongolia -Corsac fox; Brazil - jaguar, ocelot, Brazilian tapir. South Africa - African wild dog, Aardvark, Aardwolf, Black-footed cat, Brown hyena; 2017 highlights: India - Himalayan brown bear. China - Red panda, Chinese mountain cat, Tibetan fox; Borneo - Sunda clouded leopard; Equador -Spectacled bear; 2016 Highlights - Borneo -Sunda pangolin, Thailand - Binturong, Asiatic black bear. India - Snow leopard. Mongolia -Pallas's cat. Malaysia - Flat-headed cat. India - Tibetan wild ass, Asiatic wild ass; 2015 - India -Asiatic lion, Striped hyena. Mongolia -Przewalskii's horse, Saiga antelope, Previous: 2002 : Malaysia - Bornean orangutan; 2001 : Rwanda -Mountain gorilla; 2000: Nepal - Leopard, Greater one-horned rhino; 1998: India - Tiger; Dhole, Jungle cat; 1993: Thailand - Asian elephant; 1992: -Giant panda, Takin; 1986: Canada - Black bear, Musk ox, Gray wolf, Wood bison;


Curtis Hart

USA, Michigan 748
Ermine and Swift Fox, WY, September '20. Black-shanked Douc, Buff-cheeked Gibbon, and Pygmy Loris Cat Tien March 2020. Dugong, Philippines Colugo, and several squirrels Philippines Feb 2020. Simakobu, Kloss's Gibbon, Mentawai Langur, Siberut Jan 2020. Pen-tailed Treeshrew Taman Negara Jan 2020. Agile Gibbon and Banded Langur, Malaysia 2020. First trip to Australia produced 55 new mammals including Platypus, Short-beaked Echidna, Tasmanian Devil, Numbat, Koala, 3 species of Quoll, Brush-tailed Phascogale, Northern Bettong, Woylie, Red Kangaroo, and many species of Possums Dec 18/Jan 19. Sei Whale of MA, May 2018. Mexican Vole and a couple other rodents, AZ April 2018. Mexican Porcupine, Mexican Mouse Possum, Southern Spotted Skunk, Wrinkle-faced Bat, and a lot of others, Nicaragua Jan 2018. Mearn's Squirrel, California Leaf-nosed Bat, various rodents, Baja California, Dec. 2017. Gray Bat, AR Oct 2017. Prairie Vole, IL July 2017. Eurasian Red Squirrel, Germany Apr 2017. Sharpe's Grysbok, Mountain Reedbuck, Suni, Zorilla, Spot-necked Otter, Karoo Bush Rat, and Sloggett's Rat South Africa Mar/Apr 2017. Moor Macaque, Feb 2016. Waigeo Cuscus and Striped Possum in Raja Ampat, Feb 16. Sun Bear, Binturong, and Smooth Otters Nov/Dec 2015. African Wild Dog, Speke's Pectinator, Walia Ibex, and Desert Warthog Ethiopia spring '15. Pennant's Red Colobus, Drill, Cameroon Scaly-tail, Tree Pangolin, and Central African Linsang, Bioko EG winter 2014/2015. Buffy Flower Bat and Bahamian Hutia, Bahamas early 2014. Past favorites include Black-footed Cat, Caracal, Aardvark, Brown Hyena, Cheetah, North Atlantic Right Whale, Canada Lynx, Hoary Bat, Siamang, Sloth Bear, Lion-tailed Macaque, Bengal Tiger, Giant Anteater, Baird's Tapir, Ocelot, and both Orangutans.


K. David Bishop/David Bishop Bird Tours

Brit/Aus 727
June 2015 - Zanj Giant Elephant-Shrew. Polar Bear, Walrus, Tiger, Moonrat, Lesser False Vampire Bat, Cusimanse; Sperm Whale; Bay Cat; Malay Pangolin; Aardvark; Jaguar; Cougar.


Petri Hottola

Finnish (Karelian) 713
Seven new ones in the Brzilian Amazonas.



English 700
Recent additions: Kinabalu Squirrel, Whitehead’s Pygmy Squirrel, Leopard Cat, Colugo & Moonrat.


Roland Holz

German 699
Panama November 2021: +15; NE Brazil Jan 2022: +18


Keith Millar

British 676
Western Sahara: Apr 22 - 9 new species including sand cat, fennec and Ruppell's foxes and golden wolf.


Mark Tasker

Scottish 649
After Ecuador Jan/Feb 2022 - highlight was Spectacled Bear. After India Jan/Feb 2020 - more bats to come. after Ladakh March 2019 incl. Pallas's cat and snow leopard; Philippines April 2018 and Brazil July 2018, Hungary August 2018, Lesser Sundas October 2018


Nigel Redman

British 646
Blue Whale in Spitsbergen


Cathy Pasterczyk

USA 611
Using Mammals of the World A Checklist by Andrew Duff and Ann Lawson. Kiang, Takin, 333 species are on iNaturalist.


Markus Lilje/INDRI

South African 596
Some more in Ghana, a bunch in Gabon, including Red River Hog, Forest Elephant and a few primates, Risso's Dolphin in Madagascar; Chimp in Uganda; Stoat and Grey Seal in Germany. Previously a few in Thailand including Dhole finally, South Indian species plus Mountain Gorilla, Tanala Tuft-tailed Rat; Canada 40 new; Angola...Brazil 5 weeks and Cameroon for 2,5 months in 2011; November 2010 Madagascar around 32 new species including Hova Mole and Lesser Hedgehog Tenrecs and 22 lemurs; May 2010 in Borneo: Bornean Clouded Leopard, Leopard Cat, Colugo, 4 tree shrews, 16 new squirrels; Feb/Mar Antarctica and Bhutan: Blue and Killer Whales, 4 seals etc, Indian Rhino, Hoolock, Golden Langur and 3 Pikas ;Ethiopia incl. Gelada, Walia Ibex, Giant Mole-RatStark's Hare; Sri Lanka and India 09: Sloth Bear, Red Slender Loris, Asian Elephant, Water Buffalo, Yellow-throated Marten, Striped Hyaena Aug 2008: Tanzania-Zanzibar Red and Guereza Colobus, Gerenuk, Yellow-winged Bat and Lesser Kudu. Dec 2007: India-Tiger, Indian Fox, Ruddy Mongoose, Goral, Jungle cat


Som Sukjaroen

Thailand 593


Mike Richardson

British 591
Most recent highlights: Morocco (March 2019) North African Elephant Shrew, Algerian Hedgehog, African Golden Wolf; Brazil (Oct 2018) Hoary Fox, Maned Wolf, Southern Naked-tailed Armadillo, Jaguar, Puma; Israel (Feb 2018) Anderson's Gerbil; Namibia (Nov 2017) Desert Pygmy Mouse, Setzer's Hairy-footed Gerbil; Sri Lanka (Feb 2017) Indian Pangolin, Fishing Cat, Rusty-spotted Cat, Greater Bandicoot Rat; South Africa (Oct 2016) Brown Hyena; Nicaragua (Feb 2015) Water Opossum, Hairy-legged Vampire, Spectral Bat, Wrinkled-faced Bat, Armored Rat, Bushy-tailed Olingo etc, etc; Croatia (May 2014) Mediterranean Monk Seal; Western Sahara (Feb 2014) Sand Cat, Fennec Fox, Ruppell's Fox; Past highlights: Black-footed Ferret, Aardvark, Black-footed Cat, European Polecat, Platypus, Tasmanian Devil and Cuvier's Beaked Whale.


John Pilgrim

English 587
Japanese Serow, Amami Rabbit


Scott Watson

Canadian 579
April 2019: Taiwan Serow, Red-and-white Giant Flying Squirrel. Nov 2018, Belize: Baird's Tapir. Feb 2018: Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Chile. Jan. 2018: Cozumel Raccoon. Nov. 2012. SNOW LEOPARD!!! Ladakh


Adam C Stein

United States 565
Feather-tailed tree shrew, Transbaikal zokor, Banteng, Kitti’s hog-nosed bat, Jameson’s red rock hare, Rufous elephant shrew. Updated Aug 2021.


Dale Herter

USA 562
2019: Added 19 species in Sichuan, China, including Tibetan fox and red panda!


Bernard Couronne

French 556
Update September 2019 : Japan May-June 2019 Raccoon Dog & Amami Rabbit, Colorado April 2019 3 Prairie Dogs, Mexico March 2019 Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, Zambia December 2018 Puku, Uganda July-August 2018 Spotted-necked Otter, Chimpanzee and Giant Elephant-shrew ; Cuba March 2018 Desmaret's Hutia ; Australia October-November 2017 with Platypus, Short-beaked Echidna, Greater Glider and Koala among others ; Steller's Sea-Lion, Mountain Goat, Dall Sheep and Musk Ox Alaska June 2016 ; Rueppell's Fox Oman October 2015 ; Saiga and Corsac Fox Kazakhstan May 2015 ; Gray and Humpback Whales, Guadalupe Fur Seal Baja California plus Pronghorn Arizona April 2015 ; Spectral Tarsier Sulawesi September 2014 ; Mediterranean Monk seal and Bryde's Whale Madeira August 2014 ; Caribbean Manatee Honduras April 2014 ; Mountain Gazelle Israël March 2014 ; Japanese Serow Japan February 2014 ; Hawaiian Monk seal Oahu November 2013. December 2012 : my mammal list is the result of more than 60 birding trips during 34 years. My favorites : Giant Anteater Brazil 2006, Indri Madagascar 1997, Lemurine Night-Monkey Colombia 2010, Guereza Kenya 1987, Drill Camerun 2012, Mountain Gorilla Rwanda 1990, Orang-Utan and Proboscis Monkey Borneo 1995, Dhole India 1996, Wild Dog South Africa 1992, Wolf Spain 2009, Maned Wolf Brazil 2006, Abyssinian Wolf Ethiopia 2009, Polar Bear Svalbard 2008, Sea Otter California 1989, Giant Otter Peru 2002, Tiger India 1983, Leopard Nepal 1986, Cheetah Kenya 1997, Ocelot Brazil 2006, Iberian Lynx Spain 2010, Puma Peru 2011, Walrus Svalbard 2008, Hector's Dolphin New Zealand 2000, Killer Whale Chile 2011, Beluga Svalbard 2008, Blue Whale California 1989 and Indian Rhinoceros Nepal 1986.


Holly Faithfull

English 546
7.1.08 Saw my first Eurasian Badger in Wales at New Year.


Don Roberson

USA (Calif) 535
most recent s. Tanzania (Udzungwa Red Colobus, Checkered Senji)


Jörg Hanoldt

German 523
April 2022: India (Assam): Indian Rhinoceros. August 2021: Black-headed Spider Monkey, Mountain Tapir. November 2020: Ghana: Potto, Senegal Bushbaby, Lesser Spot-nosed Mondey, Ursine Colobus. November 2018 Madagascar: Lowland Streaked Tenrec in Mantadia, Western Woolly Lemur in Ankarafantsika, September 2017 Brazil: A Jaguar hunting an Anakonda, March 2017 Colombia: Lowland Paca in El Paujil, October 2016 South Africa: Both Galagos, Square-lipped Rhino


Roland Johansson

Swedish 515
18 new species, including 11 new cetaceans, on S. Georgia-Antarctica cruise. Highlights: Strap-toothed Whale, Burmeister´s Porpoise & Southern Rightwhale Dolphin. Waigeo Cuscus & Northern Common Cuscus in New Guinea, nov 2018. Sunda Clouded Leopard & Flat-headed Cat in Sabah, Borneo, april 2016. Hamadryas Baboon, Starck´s Hare in Ethiopia, March-April 2015. Giant Leaf-nosed Bat in Kenya, october 2014. Lesser Grison in Argentina, december 2013. Azara´s Night Monkey, Spix´s Howler & Kinkajou in Brazil, june 2012. Agile Gibbon, Sumatran Orangutan and Malayan Tapir in Sumatra and Malysia, january 2012. Wolf in Finland, june 2011.


Yvon Princen

Belgian 508
Sierra Leone lots of new species of monkeys Comoro black Flying Fox on Anjouan A real wild Black Rhino with kalf in Western Masai Mara, Persian squirrel, Peleng cuscus, Sangihe tarsier, Philippine flying lemur Northcentral Peru delivered Peruvian Night Monkey at Abra Patricia at a few meters of the Long Whiskered Owlet hooting. Also a few new in Western Mexico. Sanje Mangabey, Pemba Flying Fox, Black and Rufous Elephant Shrew, Honey Badger, Spectral Tarsier, Moor Macaque, several species of Moluccan flying foxes, Mountain Nyala, Ethiopian Wolf, Geoffrey's marmoset, Three toed Sloth in Linhares (Espritu Santu), aardvark, Irrawaddy Dolphin, Indri, cheetah, mountain gorilla, european water vole


Samuel Marlin

French 506
Highlight: Giant Panda in Sichuan, swimming with humpback whales in Tonga; Polar bears in Svalbard; Mating lions in Masai Mara; Platypus in Australia...


Malcolm Turner

Australian 500
Dec 2020 Covid ticks near North Queensland home - Eastern Pebble Mouse, Northern Bettong, Sharmans Rock Wallaby, Kultarr, Feb 2020; Pygmy Right Whale, Humboldt Current; Juan Fernandez Fur Seal, Sept 2019; Polar and Black Bears, Labrador, Walrus Svalbad; Nov 2018 Aye-aye in the wild!, Fossa, Greater Hedgehog Tenrec and 14 other new lemurs, Madagascar; Longmans beaked Whale, Seychelles; October Golden Jackal, Brown and Stripe-necked Mongooses, Sri Lanka; Jan 2018 Hourglass Dolphin South Georgia; 2017 Finally a bear - the Brown Bear Kodiak ssp, several lone wolves Katmai, Alaska; Siberian Chipmunk, Largha Seal, Northern Fur Seal, Grey Whale, Sea of Okhost; Aldabra Flying Fox; Ganges River Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin (both in Sundabans); 2016 Black-eared (Blyth's) Flying Fox, Andamans; Pygmy Killer Whale, Andaman Sea


Karl Schmidt

German 484
2008: Grey Whale, Fin Whale, Minke Whale, Beluga, Blue Whale; Highlights: Mountain Gorilla, Jaguar, Tiger, Mountain Lion, Polar Bear, Wolf, Platypus, Lumholtz Tree Kangeroo, Koala; 2010: new Kangeroos, Dugong and Dromedar in Australia; 2012 African Wild Dog, Chimpanzee, Sea Leopard, Hour Glass Dolphin, 2017 2 Gibbons, Banteng, Bengal Cat, Serow, Mountain Zebra, Whitetailed Gnu, 2019 Bryde's Whale, Sunbear, Binturong, 2020 Ethopian Wolf, Mountain Nyala


Ian Adam

UK 481
Updated 22.05.20. Recent trips to Sri Lanka & Peru


Jonathan Meyer

USA, living in UK 480
Tayra, Neotropical River Otter, Jaguarundi, Bushy-tailed Olingo, Little Red Brocket, Black Rhino, Tiger, Gangetic River-Dolphin, Leopard, Serval, Bornean Orangutan, Black-shanked Duoc Langur, Marbled Polecat, Dugong, Turkestan Red Pika, Tolai Hare, Potto, White Rhino, Narbalek, Koala, Green Ringtail Possum, Quokka, Tien Shan Ground Squirrel, Golden Bamboo-Lemur, Sea Otter, Demidoff’s Galago, Proboscis Monkey, Hoolock & Pileated Gibbons, Black-mantled Tamarin, Noisy Night-Monkey, Yucatan Black Howler-Monkey, Fin Whale, Orca, Hector's Dolphin, Nyala, Sloggett's Vlei Rat


Brett Hartl

USA 473
No netting/trapping. All-time best: wolverine, snow leopard, snorkeling w/blue whale. 2022: One-horned Rhino, Ganges Dolphin 2021: Iberian lynx, Ground Pangolin, Suni 2020: Island Fox, Transient Orca. 2019: Black-bellied pangolin, lowland gorilla, Cameron Scaly-tail, Ethiopian wolf 2018: mountain gorilla, checkered elephant shrew, tiger, polar bear 2017: Asian elephant, tayra, cottontop tamarin, antelope jackrabbit 2015: monk saki, Sitatunga, Southern Right Whale 2014: Spectral Tarsier, Bornean Orangutan. 2013: Manatee, Raccoon Dog, Japanese Macaque. 2012: Geoffroy's Tamarin. 2011: Hector's Dolphin, NZ Fur Seal, Galapagos Fur Seal. 2010: Serval, Cheetah, Black Rhino


Simon Gawn

Canadian 470
CMW 2020. Panama March, 2022; Northern Tamandua, Geoffroy's Tamarin


Steeman Chris

Belgian 466
Update February 2016: Iberian Lynx near Andujar, Spain. Oct 2015: seen 2 Wolverines near Viiksimo, Finland. Dec 2013 short trip to Philippines, best species: Philippine Flying Lemur and Philippine Tarsier and some bats, Dec 2013 Micronesia mostly Flying Fox's & Bats. January 2013: Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, Travancore Flying Squirrel, Dhole and Indian Chevrotain in Southern India
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