Mammal Monday

Eastern Chipmunks (Tamias striatus) are few and far between in Green-Wood. I see them there rarely, but the other day a wren-brown spot in the distance, which I thought might, in fact, be a wren, turned out to be this one.

There are rather more Chimpmunks in Prospect Park. The closest these two green islands in Brooklyn come is just over half a mile. Windsor Terrace, the neighborhood in between, is not a wildlife corridor. A friend who lives in Windsor Terrace calls it Alpine Brooklyn, because it is between the two highest spots of elevation in the borough.

2 Responses to “Mammal Monday”


  1. 1 NJUrbanForest July 6, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    I heard about Eastern Chipmunks in Prospect Park but did not know they were in Greenwood Cemetary!

  2. 2 Paul Lamb July 7, 2020 at 5:58 am

    My daughter, SIL and three grands live in Windsor Terrace (now). The grands are pretty wild, especially with the quarrantine.


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