For example increases in abundance of eastern chipmunk
(Tamias striatus) in clearcuts may occur because chipmunks use edge habitat (Johnson et al.
Squirrel species are the predominant mammals seen in the park, including the familiar eastern chipmunk
, gray squirrel (also in black and blonde phases), red squirrel, and the large fox squirrel (at the eastern edge of its range).
Common Name Scientific Name Number of Individuals Masked Shrew Sorex cinereus 8 Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicaudata 2 Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus 2 Short-tailed Weasel Mustela ermine 1 Eastern Chipmunk
Tamias striatus 3 Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 2 Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans 2 White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus 7 Southern Red-backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi 1 Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus 1 House Mouse Mus musculus 2 North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 1 Unidentified Crayfish Cambarus sp.
Host species tested for Anaplasma phagocytophiluum reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Southern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
Interspecific associations between epifaunistic arthropods on the eastern chipmunk
, Tamias striatus, and an overview of arthropod coexistence on mammals in general.
Backyard Visitor: Eastern chipmunk
(Tamias striatus); Parma, Ohio
Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden" is a fabulous photo-essay about a little Eastern Chipmunk
named Chippy who lives in the author's garden.
During the emergence, cicadas constituted over 51% (by volume) of the diet of short-tailed shrews (Blarina brevicauda) and raccoons (Procyon lotor), while the opossum (Didelphis virginiana), white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) and eastern chipmunk
(Tamias striatus) consumed periodical cicadas in lesser amounts.
However, it is not uncommon to capture a larger mammal, such as an eastern chipmunk
(Tamias striatus; ca.
Identified during the sampling period were: gray wolf, river otter, snowshoe hare, Eastern chipmunk
, gray and red squirrel, deer mouse, porcupine, coyote, raccoon, fisher, ermine, longtailed weasel, mink, bobcat, whitetail deer, shrew spp, Vole spp.
Morton, white-tailed deer, eastern chipmunk
, painted turtles, green frogs, songbirds and ospreys are seen in warmer months, while long-tailed ducks, common goldeneyes, white-winged scoters, and black ducks are common in winter.
Five species [white-footed mice, meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus), short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda), eastern chipmunk
, red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)] were caught in 576 trap nights with Sherman traps.