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 Photo-a-Day      (Sunday, 5th February, 2012) Views: 2,871 
Yummy
 Yummy   by Ron Dawber  (Canon 400d 300MM lens)
Wigan plantations.

Comment by john burns on 5th February 2012 at 00:01
Nice one ron,
bright and colourful


Comment by Phil Whitehead on 5th February 2012 at 00:43
That is a brilliant shot Ron, fine detail and the eye is in sharp focus too.


Comment by Ken R on 5th February 2012 at 03:07
A really beautiful rodent. Great shot Ron.


Comment by incer71 on 5th February 2012 at 03:08
smashing photo ron,is it a red squirel or grey?


Comment by Mick on 5th February 2012 at 06:09
After talking to you the other day Ron I went and videoed this squirrel.


Comment by peterp on 5th February 2012 at 06:31
stocking up before the snow came.Nice how the colours of the squirrel blends with the branch


Comment by dave johnson on 5th February 2012 at 10:40
incer, it's a Grey.


Comment by Janice on 5th February 2012 at 12:04
Great shot Ron and caught in a lovely pose. Good depth of field isolates the subject really well. Wish I had taken this.


Comment by Cyril. on 5th February 2012 at 12:55
Was reading the other day that the grey squirrel which decimated the native red squirrels are now facing decimation themselves, apparently there is now an influx of black squirrels and they are breeding faster than the greys. I kid you not, they were first introduced into the country in 1912 and their population is now soaring!


Comment by Fred Cunliffe on 5th February 2012 at 15:53
Great photo Ron,Now I must dig out my old Olympus and start again!Cyril,It's happening everywhere,"'nuff said"


Comment by Cyril on 5th February 2012 at 16:45
Fred it's true, look it up on wikipedia or Google, the Daily Mail did an article on the black squirrels and that's were I read about them, I had never heard of them before then.


Comment by Ellen on 5th February 2012 at 18:20
Great photo Ron. Sometimes it seems a pity that squirrels are rodents, they look so cute and lend themselves to good photography!

...to Fred and Cyril, we get a diverse selection of colouring in the squirrels in our back garden here in mid-western Ontario,and there is a town south of here that has a group which includes several albinos.


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