This is an accounting of my ordeal. I was driving home on Wednesday afternoon, and a field mouse ran across the dashboard of my car.
When the weather grows chilly, I imagine chipmunks snug in their burrows, peacefully sleeping away the cold winter months. During autumn they spend their time gathering food to last the long, cold winter. I like chipmunks. I like their small size. I like their soft earthy colors. I like their spunk and energy. In […]
I saw a red fox trotting across the lawn. I was at work walking down the hall and happened to glance outside. A skinny, rusty-colored young fox ducked beneath a set of concrete stairs. At this time of year, young red foxes often strike out to find their own territories away from their siblings and parents. […]
There were many gray squirrels in my city neighborhood, until the trees (oaks, sycamores and maples) were cut down. Now just a few squirrels live near me and visit my bird feeders. I really do like watching the squirrels in my garden. Here is some information to help enhance your habitat for gray squirrels. Description: Adult […]
Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) This Eastern Gray Squirrel must really love sunflower seeds. I had just filled the tray with black oil sunflower seeds when she pounched on the tray. When I took these photos the squirrel was just four feet away from me. She was keeping a wary eye on me as she […]