|Common Name:||Chipmunk, Townsend's|
|Scientific Name:||Eutamias townsendii |
|Area:||Yellowbottom Campground, Oregon|
|Date:||July 11, 2005|
The Townsend's Chipmunk is the common chipmunk West of the Cascades in Oregon and Washington. It is larger and darker than the Yellow-pine Chipmunk and the Least Chipmunk of the East side of the Cascades. It is smaller than the Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel which is often mistaken for a chipmunk.
Beaver Creek State Natural Area - - - July 15, 2013
|Reference:||Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest by Kozloff / Cascade-Olympic Natural History by Mathews / Field Guide to Mammals by Whitaker||