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Dec. 3 Caught 3 Dipodops & a Geomys & a Hesperomys l. sonoriensis. Reset & baited the traps, will try one night more to catch Perognathus. 
In P.M. went out among the mesquit brush E. of town. Found a few birds & killed a Thyrothorus, found holes & tracks of the big Dipodomys & some little Perognathus holes. Saw lots of Rabbits of both kinds. Saw a Coyote in morning, but not near enough for a shot. 
Warm in morning & warm all day. 
Saw 3 lizzards & shot one. 

" [[ditto for Dec.]] 4 Caught a Geomys & 2 Dipodops. Took up traps & in P.M. set them out on higher grounds east of town. Shot a Spermophilus spilosoma. Have had 33 traps set for a week & have not lost one. 
Tried remodeling some cyclone traps so as to catch Perognathus. They are afraid of traps & dont care for bait. 
A warm day & cloudy. 
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