Spruce Seed Lunch

Cone scales scattered over a cushion of moss after a red squirrel feasted on black spruce seeds yesterday morning. Thick stands of black spruce are shelter and a food a source for red squirrels, pine siskins, and chickadees all winter
Cone scales scattered over a cushion of moss where a red squirrel feasted on black spruce seeds yesterday afternoon. Thick stands of black spruce are a place of shelter and an important winter food source for red squirrels, snowshoe hares, ruffed grouse, pine siskins, and chickadees.