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Photograph by Pam Gardner; Frank Lane Picture Agency/Corbis
Douglas's Squirrel
(Chickaree/Pine Squirrel)

Tamiasciurus douglasii



First Noted by Expedition
February 25, 1806, at Fort Clatsop, Oregon.
 

Description
Upper parts reddish gray or brownish gray, grading into chestnut brown on middle of back; underparts grayish to orangish. Upperparts grayer in winter.
 

Habitat
Primarily coniferous forests.
 

Range
Southwestern British Columbia, western Washington, western and central Oregon, and northern California.
 

Note
Noisier than most, Douglas's squirrel has a large repertoire of calls, including a trill.

Species information from enature.com
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