Saturday, June 25, 2016

Red Squirrel

This is a creature you don't see in the city very often. It is a North American Red Squirrel and isn't it sweet? They are tiny ones, bigger than a chipmunk but a lot smaller than our grey and black squirrels. This wee guy was spotted near a well-treed ravine so not too far from their preferred forest habitat.
Taking part in Saturday's Critters. Click HERE to see more creatures from around the world.

21 comments:

Tom said...

...with bushy tail.

Mama Zen said...

What a cutie!

Andrew said...

Ever so cute, but the immigrant squirrels are killing off the local squirrels in Britain. I just have to remember if it is the reds or the greys. This is not a parable about Brexit.

Cloudia said...

Yes! Love it, P

William Kendall said...

We have them here as well. Cute but devious!

Gosia k said...

looks nice. In Poland we have only red squirrels

Christine said...

Well done for snapping a photo before he scampered off!

Sharon Anck said...

This is exactly the kind of squirrel that used to frequent our yard when I was growing up in Illinois. One of them got so tame he used to come down and eat from our hands.

Laura. M said...

Que buena captura Pat 😊
Buen sábado !!!

TexWisGirl said...

tiny little thing! i remember them from wisconsin!

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Excelente trabalho e bela fotografia.
Um abraço e bom fim de semana.
Andarilhar

eileeninmd said...

Hello, it is a pretty red squirrel. Cute photo! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

Revrunner said...

Venturesome.

Lowell said...

This is new to me. I would have guessed it was a chipmunk with a bushy tail. Cute little bugger!

Taken For Granted said...

Looks like a young red squirrel. Nice wildlife photo. We have gray squirrels around here. Seldom see any other kind.

Bob Crowe said...

How did you get so close? If my big lumbering self had tried to get this the critter would have run away.

Chandra@GreenComotion said...

What a cutie! Trying to hide behind that nice bushy tail I see :)
Have a Happy Weekend.
Peace :)

Andy said...

It is surprising how they adapt to city living.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Your squirrels are so cute Pat, are they considered pests?

Karl Demetz said...

Ha ha, how cute !

Jack said...

No red or black squirrels down here. Just gray squirrels. Many, many this year. And chipmunks. I don't think I ever had chipmunks in my yard before, but this year they are all over the place. Weird.