Can you tell I’m excited?! Yes, we saw red squirrels today. Well, one red squirrel, lots of times. This was at the Kirroughtree Visitors Centre in the Galloway Forest Park, just up the road from our holiday cottage. What’s more, it’s a very short walk from the car park along flat surface making it easy for someone who limited mobility (as I have, thanks ME) or who is a wheelchair user. And you can sit down at the hide, as I did, and get pretty darned close to red squirrels without getting too tired (except from excitement).
Red Squirrels! I’m not sure I can really say anything sensible, as I’m so excited that I saw a RED SQUIRREL. So I’ll let the video above and pictures below do the talking.
3 thoughts on “Red Squirrel!”
Absolutely gorgeous and what a fabulous sight. There's one I'd be happy to have on my window ledge!
When we lived in the North West we had a red squirrel reserve close by, numbers have been up and down, but they are doing well at the moment. They are so much nicer than the greys and of course, native to this country. The Lake district and the Isle of White also have them and Northumberland I think. In Northumberland the greys are given birth control pills to try and eradicate them!