Monday, June 23, 2014

Red Squirrel in black

I have seen this pair of squirrels in a park. One is melanistic and the other has also an unusual dark color. They were shy, but also very curious. 

black red squirrel
The black one.

Red Squirrel

Red Squirrel climbing a tree

Linked with Our World Tuesday and Sweet Shot Tuesday.


  1. Some beautiful photos! I love those squirrels!

  2. What a cute squirrel, I love their ears.. Great shots. Have a happy week!

  3. Cute squirrels, as long as they are somewhere else and not cleaning my nut trees of every single nut and jumping on our suet bird feeder. The lighter one has interesting tufts of hair on its ears.

  4. Captivating creatures - thanks for sharing.

  5. what an adorable pair. i like squirrels (they're on my post today) so i try to photograph them whenever i see them.

  6. There so cute great capture. Squirrel are very skittish around here in the countryside :(

  7. Squirrels are interesting, speedy creatures...

  8. Hier ist ein Bericht zum Thema "schwarze Eichhörnchen" - vielleicht liefert der einige Erklärungsversuche.
    Hast du die denn in Deutschland aufgenommen oder sonstwo auf diesem Planeten?
    Gruß, Uwe.

  9. I miss having Squirrels in my garden, they are so active and cheeky, except when hibernating of course. Your two squirrels are beautiful.Wren x

  10. Oh, how fun! I find squirrels to be so entertaining--especially when the juveniles start scattering and chattering about in the late spring. And to find uniquely colored ones is extra exciting!


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