Grey squirrels and red squirrels are known to strip the bark of trees but grey squirrels are known to do it more often than reds and on a larger scale this normally occurs between late April and the end of July. Bark stripping damage reduces timber quality through staining (due to fungal infection) and structural [...]
Today one of our Red Squirrel Rangers while out filling the Ballycastle Forest feeders was able to get some footage of the Ballycastle Squirrels and some of the local birds who call the forest their home. Its a good time to take a walk and see what you can see.
Some photos from an observation site one of our Red Squirrel Rangers is keeping an eye on.
BIG BIG thank you to Geraldine Moorcroft for the donation of feed for our live feed squirrel camera. There is lots of activity at the camera over recent weeks fro our Squirrels and the garden birds so this will be a real treat for them!! Big thanks. To view the live web cam see link [...]
More great photos from LMET Nature Photography of the Red Squirrels in Glenarm forest.
Big thanks to Desima-Jayne Connolly for sharing her photos of her visiting red squirrels in Glendun. We love see your photos.
Footage from today's visits to Craigagh Wood, Cottage Wood and Ballycastle forest the last for 2016. Was late on the go but lucky to get squirrels at each site. One at each of the feeder sites in Ballycastle. We want to wish you all a Happy New Year.
Looking into a grey sighting last week in the Ballycastle forest gate site we can say that we have only found reds to be using the site. We will keep an eye and ask those using the forest to do so as well. This is the footage we got. We think the reds are drinking [...]