Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels


Spotting the illusive Scottish Red Squirrel

DSCF5983 If you've yet to set eyes on a Scottish Red Squirrel, here's a wee guide to help increase your chances!  … read more

Squirrel at Work

UHF RS In these hard economic times, it seems that even young Scottish red squirrels need to take on a second job. Our friend Douglas has sent us a photo of what appears to be a juvenile red squirrel, hard at work, repairing a TV arial! Good luck, little one, but remember to "squirrel away" at least some of your pay... :-D … read more

SSRS on the BBC!

Squirrel with nut (c) Peter Trimming Ken Neil and Nick Wright speak to school children and BBC School Radio about red and grey squirrels in Scotland.

The Do's and Don't's of Feeding Squirrels

511A0587 Do you regularly feed red squirrels? Read on for a few top tips on best practise from the team at SSRS. … read more

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This year's sightings


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Scottish Wildlife Trust Forestry Commission Scottish Land and Estates
Scottish Natural Heritage Red Squirrel Survival Trust RSPB

Recent squirrel sightings



Seen a red or grey squirrel recently? Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels needs your help. Please report your squirrel sighting using our dedicated online sightings page. This will help us get a clear picture of red and grey squirrel distribution across Scotland.

Report a squirrel sighting now!