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Grey Squirrel

Postby greg » Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:00 pm

Another guest at the table ................. :)
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Squirrel

Postby johnd83 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:56 pm

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Squirrel

Postby johnd83 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:12 am

Good morning all,

The other night i came across a squirrel sat on my front garden fence and it seemed to be nibbling on a bit of tree bark? Is this normal as it is not something i have seen before.

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Re: Squirrel

Postby nuthatch » Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:39 am

Hi johnd - yes, they nibble on tree bark and can destroy trees over time - one of the reasons people get irritated with them.

I can't see your photo properly yet but looking forward to .... :yes:
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Re: Squirrel

Postby johnd83 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:55 am

The best thing about wildlife is that there is so much to learn.
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Re: Squirrel

Postby greg » Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:36 am

Great shot! Love the detail. :photo:
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Re: Squirrel

Postby johnd83 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:21 pm

Thank you greg
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Re: Squirrel

Postby Jacksparrow » Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:11 pm

I do not know this as a fact but it would not surprise me if they nibbled bark to sharpen their teeth. :squirrel:
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Re: Squirrel

Postby Placido » Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:57 pm

Well that's what rodents do, isn't it ?? 'Cos their teeth grow constantly.
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Re: Squirrel

Postby nuthatch » Sun Jun 07, 2015 6:45 am

Nice photo - interesting to get with the bark :) :squirrel:
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