Sunday, 6 August 2017

Who's Been Stealing my Nuts?

A mystery rodent has been eating the hazelnuts that are falling next to our irrigation tank. I could see the tooth marks on the empty shells...

Thanks to my camera trap I know who the culprit is. Sciurus vulgaris, the Eurasian Red Squirrel. Here s/he is:

Nuts for nuts

We who live here are priveleged to share nature with the wildlife that has been here for centuries. Sciurus, you are welcome!