squirrels http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/428/all en Breaking and Entering: Squirrel Moves into Opossum Den http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/breaking-and-entering-squirrel-moves-opossum-den <p><span>We have another new sighting for the North Campus. A California ground squirrel has been spotted using the </span><a href="/nature/blog/opossums-love-tin-foil" target="_blank"><span>opossum den</span></a><span> located underneath one of our Museum sheds. So far it seems that both the opossums and the squirrels are sharing the space!</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/breaking-and-entering-squirrel-moves-opossum-den" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/breaking-and-entering-squirrel-moves-opossum-den#comments California ground squirrel Camera trap Jim Dines mammals Otospermophilus beecheyi pests Sam Easterson squirrels Blog Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:49:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 665 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Squirrel Stew http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/squirrel-stew <div><span><strong>What&#39;s For Dinner (and the Unintended C</strong><strong>onsequences of Every Introduction)?</strong></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/squirrel-stew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/squirrel-stew#comments Eastern Fox Squirrel Jim Dines peanut cam squirrel stew squirrels Blog Thu, 16 Jun 2011 06:46:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 663 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Black Phoebes Build Nest http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/black-phoebes-build-nest <div><strong>More Nest Surveillance</strong></div> <div></div> <div>This week we found another active bird nest! This nest belongs to a pair of Black Phoebes, <em>Sayornis nigricans,</em> and is built under the eaves of the Rose Garden maintenance shed. Once again this find is thanks to Kimball Garrett, who noticed the nest Monday morning on one of his regular Expo Park bird surveys. </div> <div></div> <div></div> <div> Footage of the phoebe landing on her nest</div> <div></div> <div><strong>Naughty Neighbors</strong></div> <div> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/black-phoebes-build-nest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/black-phoebes-build-nest#comments birds Black Phoebe Eastern Fox Squirrel eggs Kimball Garrett nest squirrels Blog Sat, 07 May 2011 04:15:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 633 at http://www.nhm.org/nature