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Re: birds and other critters

Funny - I never see chipmunks here, never have in 20 some years.  Do they not get this far South??
And we get the red squirrels, not the gray ones like on the East Coast.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 17 Feb 2003 04:48:59 -0500

>probably not the same species, although one would certainly recognize them 
>as a chipmunk. i've never seen them in the lowlands out there. i misspoke 
>when i said not in the burbs. i should have said not in the lowland burbs. 
>they are [or were] quite common at tahoe and big bear--and those places are 
>pretty burby.
>At 02:03 AM 2/17/03 -0500, you wrote:
>>No kidding, Jim...never saw one when I lived in SF.  Are they the
>>same species as in the east?  Wonder why not in the burbs?  Here they
>>are very adapted to urban and suburban life.  Sometimes think I
>>should just have a funnel and pour bags of birdseed down their holes;
>>save them a lot of effort:-)
>>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> > From: Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org>
>> >
>> > they have chipmunks in the west, marge. throughout the sierra.
>>first ones i
>> > ever saw were at grand canyon. but like much of the wildlife in the
>> > you won't find them in the burbs--although i did see a badger
>> > down the road once not far from where david lives.
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