A Brown Thrasher singing at VINS preserve in Woodstock this morning.
I'm interested to know what anyone's impressions are of chipmunk
populations this spring. Where are they?? Unbelievably, I have not yet
seen a single individual anywhere. Last year at this time I had 6-8 around
my house. I wonder if this winter's relatively light snow cover and
extreme cold caused unusually high mortality of hibernators? Red and gray
squirrel numbers appear to be 'normal'. I'm curious to know if others are
noting a scarcity of chipmunks. If widespread, it will likely benefit