Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Abert's Squirrel

Sciurus aberti


Abert’s squirrel can reach an average body length of 1.9 feet, with a tail length of up to 9.8 inches. The most distinguishing feature of this squirrel is its ear tufts, which can reach a length of up to 1.8 inches. Its long fur is typically grey in color, with a pale or white fur on the underbelly and a visible red stripe running down the back.


This fellow was sitting up in a ponderosa pine, grooming.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

What a cutey :)

joanbstanley 7 years ago

It was definitely working at it. I stood there and watched for several minutes. When I finally walked away, it was still at it.

Lovely...cleanest squirrel I have ever seen!!

Spotted by

Angel Fire, New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Feb 25, 2014
Submitted on Mar 17, 2014


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team