First little chippy

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This little guy was hanging out up in the tree tops munching on an old dried berry from last year with cobwebs clinging to the branches where surely leaves now reside. They were the first Chipmunk we noticed this spring and reassurance that winter had finally given way.

Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge.

5 thoughts on “First little chippy

  1. The title brings a smile to my face, Mike, there’s something about the first chippy of the season. And this photo is an artistic statement of the beauty of life with the light on his forehead hairs, the bits of red, and the spiderweb. Beautiful post.

    1. I liked the old spider web in photo making it feel like maybe spring was just beginning here. Cleaning out the cobwebs of winter perhaps. Hope your doing well and enjoying your weekend.

      1. Kit Dunsmore

        I associate them with camping as a kid because the campgrounds were full of them. They can be harder to see in the woods.

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