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Gray Squirrel in the Snow

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Photo of Eastern Gray Squirrel eating sunflower seeds dropped from a bird feeder. Might be a tree squirrel or a ground squirrel.
Photo of Eastern Gray Squirrel eating sunflower seeds dropped from a bird feeder. Might be a tree squirrel or a ground squirrel.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Family:Sciuridae
Genus:Sciurus
Photo Year:2010
Species:Sciurus carolinensis
Species:Squirrel

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

City:Barrie
Country:Canada
State/Province:Ontario
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The male American Goldfinch is olive in the winter.  Then changes to bright yellow in the spring and summer.
Male American Goldfinch - in summer plumage

The male American Goldfinch is olive in the winter. Then changes to bright yellow in the spring and summer.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Fringillidae, Spinus, Passeriformes, 2010, Chordata, Spinus tristis, American Goldfinch, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Backyard, Birds

Front view of an American Red Squirrel, perched on patio chair.
American Red Squirrel front view.

Front view of an American Red Squirrel, perched on patio chair.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Sciuridae, Tamiasciurus, 2011, American Red Squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Backyard, Rodents

An American Red Squirrel feeding on sunflower seeds in late October, Ontario Canada.
American Red Squirrel on patio chair.

An American Red Squirrel feeding on sunflower seeds in late October, Ontario Canada.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Sciuridae, Tamiasciurus, 2011, American Red Squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Backyard, Rodents

Photo of an Easter Grey Squirrel travelling along the frame of a backyard canopy.
Eastern Gray Squirrel traversing canopy frame.

Photo of an Easter Grey Squirrel travelling along the frame of a backyard canopy.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Sciuridae, Sciurus, 2011, Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Backyard, Rodents, Snow

Photo of black squirrel standing on deck.
Black squirrel standing on deck.

Photo of black squirrel standing on deck.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Sciuridae, 2010, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Backyard, Rodents

Photo of a black squirrel looking for sunflower seeds on a deck.
Black squirel gathering sunflower seeds.

Photo of a black squirrel looking for sunflower seeds on a deck.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Sciuridae, 2010, Ontario,
In these galleries:Animals, Backyard, Rodents


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Photo Specific Links:Compare Squrrels to Chipmunks
There are some similarities between these animals as far as the family that they belong to.However there are many things that hold them apart as completely different animals.The way they look, what they eat, hibernation habits,are a few things that hold them apart as individuals among rodent family

How to identify a ground squirrel.
Describes how to identify the ground squirrel.

Squirrel - wikipedia
Squirrels belong to a large family of small or medium-sized rodents called the Sciuridae. The family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including woodchucks), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs.

Animals Gallery Links:Animal Pictures at National Goegraphic
Animal Planet
Animals.com
Snow Gallery Links:Snow (wikipedia)
2010 Links:The Year 2010 (wikipedia)
The year 2010 at TimeAndDate.com
Barrie Links:City of Barrie Web Site
Official web site for The Corporation of the City of Barrie.
Canada Links:Canada - Wikipedia
Government of Canada Site
Official web site for the Government of Canada.
Ontario Links:Government of Ontario, Canada
Official Governtment site for the province of Ontario.
Sciuridae Links:Sciuridae in Wikipedia (Squirrel)
from site: Squirrels belong to a large family of small or medium-sized rodents called the Sciuridae. The family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including woodchucks), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs. Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa and have been introduced to Australia. Squirrels are first attested in the Eocene, about forty million years ago, and are most closely related to the mountain beaver and to the dormice among living spe...
Sciurus Links:Sciuris in Wikipedia
from site: The genus Sciurus contains most of the common, bushy-tailed squirrels in North America, Europe, temperate Asia, Central America and South America
Squirrel Links:Easterm Grey Squirrel in Wikipedia
from site: The eastern gray squirrel, or grey squirrel (depending on region), (Sciurus carolinensis), is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus native to the eastern and midwestern United States, and to the southerly portions of the eastern provinces of Canada. The native range of the eastern gray squirrel overlaps with that of the fox squirrel (Sciurus niger), with which it is sometimes confused, although the core of the fox squirrel's range is slightly more to the west.
Squirrel at National Geographic
from site: Squirrels are familiar to almost everyone. More than 200 squirrel species live all over the world, with the notable exception of Australia.

Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSLR-A300
DateTime:2010:07:01 12:05:25
Exposure Time:1/400
F:71/10
ISO:100
DateTimeDigitized :2010:03:06 13:10:03
DateTimeOriginal :2010:03:06 13:10:03
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