Conservation Status: Least Concern
Family: Rodent < Sciuridae
Habitat: Conifer and broadleaved woodland
Diet: berries, acorns, bark, fungi and sap
Appearance: warm red appearence, with a paler coloured underbelly. Sharp curved claws for tree climbing
Average Body Length: 180-242mm
Average Tail Length: 140-200 mm
Average Weight: 260 -350 g
Extra Info: Build nests typically in the forks of tree trunks. Incresing numbers of grey squirrels continues to be a threat to Red squirrels. heavily hunted by birds of prey (Goshawks/Pine Marten). Can be seen most often in tree canopys.
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