Mammal Monday

There isn’t much meat on a maple samara, so this Eastern Grey was rootling and grubbing and chomping. Each picture above is a different samara. Then suddenly…
She found a piece of paper bag. She stuffed one end into her mouth and crushed the rest of it to herself.
And carried it across the street and up a linden tree and into a hole. The overhanging branches prevented me from getting a picture of the entry, but…
She emerged to gave me the eye afterwards.
One year ago, this same hole was the entrance to a Starling nest.

3 Responses to “Mammal Monday”


  1. 1 Paul Lamb March 8, 2021 at 3:48 pm

    Litter reuse. I like it!

  2. 2 Evva March 8, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    Oh my, the cutest squirrel pics ever!!!


  1. 1 Bone Work | Backyard and Beyond Trackback on April 1, 2021 at 7:00 am

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