We have documented a cycle in the high elevations over the last year involving
fir cone mast, red squirrels and bird nests. As part of this, we have a bunch
of video tape from remote cameras of red squirrels coming into nests and
both eggs and chicks. They are well known, regular predators of bird nests
across North America.
Kent P. McFarland
Conservation Biology Dept.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
27023 Church Hill Road
Woodstock, VT 05091 USA
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