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Peanuts, great!

By oldgreyheron      
Our grey squirrels like to raid the bird ground feeder particularly if I've included some peanuts in the offering. This one (with a remarkable amount of reddish colour) kept grabbing a nut and then jumping up to perch on the corner of my birdbath to enjoy its treat. So long lens through the study window gave me a chance!


Tags: Feeding Peanut Grey squirrel Wildlife and nature

Voters: stuart1963, graceland, Arty and 14 more

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Herge88 11 40 4 England
13 Aug 2012 5:41PM
Super sharp capture here, well done.

Best Matt

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tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
13 Aug 2012 5:42PM
Good portrait of this plump looking rascal. I think he raids other bird feeders as well. TG
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Aug 2012 5:49PM
A wonderful close-up, Mike. Carol
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2012 10:15PM
Wondered how you caught him.
When any come into our garden they scamper as soon
as I can say "camera"!.
you're just encouraging them with those nuts!
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
14 Aug 2012 12:54PM

Good capture, Mike, but it must've been sooo good to just sit there and observe things. Lucky you Smile

exposure Plus
13 5.7k England
14 Aug 2012 5:33PM
A beautiful image Mike.. lovely catchlight & fur detail.

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