wencabs's picture

Chipmunk

Observed: 28th April 2009 By: wencabs
Chipmunk
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Cat L's picture

I see why you think it is a

I see why you think it is a chipmunk but the length of it's tail and its overall shape, but don't they normally have stripes?

the naturalist man's picture

Ground squirrel

This is a Californian ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi), a relative of the chipmunk. Note the mottled fur - grey, brown, reddish colours - and the pale ring around the eye.

These are fairly common throughout the Western USA.

If you want to put up an identification I'll agree to it.

Graham Banwell

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