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

A worldwide community photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Eastern Gray Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis


Although most of these squirrels are gray, the one seen here has a mostly black color. This is due to an over abundance of melanin.


The eastern United States and part of Canada. It has been introduced to Britain, the western U.S, and other areas.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Matt M
Spotted by
Matt M

Canton, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Jan 15, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

Related Spottings

Gray Squirrel Red squirrel red squirrel Tree Squirel

Nearby Spottings

Black Capped Chickadee Tufted Titmouse Gray Catbird White Throated Sparrow


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team