Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Red squirrel (σκίουρος)

Sciurus vulgaris

Description:

The red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a species of tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus common throughout Eurasia. The red squirrel is an arboreal, omnivorous rodent. Squirrels with black coat are the commonest in Greece., (subspecies S. v. niger.) but individuals with red or brown fur are also very common. The pictured red squirrel was spotted just outside our balcony, Tsagarada village, Pe;ion mountain, Greece, but he was proved too fast to be photographed decently!

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Θεσσαλία - Στερεά Ελλάδα, Greece

Spotted on Jun 22, 2018
Submitted on Jul 8, 2018

Related Spottings

Gray Squirrel Red squirrel red squirrel Tree Squirel

Nearby Spottings

Northern yellow sac spider Opilio harvestman Olios huntsman spider Xysticus crab spider
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors