Scotland . Ireland. Great Britain . Grey Squirrel ( Sciuris carolinensis ). An Invasive To The U.K. Physical Characteristics. The dorsal surface ranges from grizzled dark to pale grey and may have cinnamon tones The ears are pale grey to white and its tail is white to pale grey.
Grey Squirrel (Sciuriscarolinensis)
An Invasive To The U.K.
Grey Squirrels Competing to Mate
Drey: The proper name for a squirrel nest.
Red Dots= Current Red Squirrel Distribution
Black Dots= Current Grey Squirrel Distribution
Poor Little Red Squirrel
Big, Bad Grey Squirrel
Red Squirrel with Parapox Virus
Wind-snap to 40-year old Norway spruce following grey squirrel bark-stripping damage
Grey squirrel bark-stripping to main stem of sycamore
Grey squirrel damage to 18-year old planted oak
Fresh grey squirrel basal damage to beech
Grey Squirrel Eating A Bird
Grey Squirrel Eating Duck Egg
~ The Scotsman Magazine~
“I never saw one walk -- and then suddenly, before you could say Jack Robinson, he would be in the top of a young pitch pine, winding up his clock and chiding all imaginary spectators, soliloquizing and talking to all the universe at the same time...”
~Henry David Throreau~
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin
“This is a Tale about a tail--a tail that belonged to a little red squirrel, and his name was Nutkin.” ~Beatrix Potter~