Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels


Squirrels on the Radio!

Squirrel in feeder box (c) Katrina Martin, 2020VISION Like to feed your red squirrels? Have a wee listen to piece we did on Radio Scotland's Out of Doors on Saturday morning. Click on the link- we're at 1 hour 3 minutes into the show! … read more

We're hiring!

90_red on the cone - 024_Ronald Stokes_Dunoon Here is an opportunity for a Data Officer to work on a part-time/maternity cover basis and make a vital contribution to red squirrels in Scotland.

We are seeking a keen Data Officer to manage the collection, collation and quality-checking of the Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels many streams of data. The successful candidate will manage our databases to ensure accuracy and ease of access of data. They will be supporting staff and volunteers to submit good quality data in a timely manner.

There may be some opportunity for carrying out standardised squirrel surveys.

See the link for details!  … read more

  • 25th Jan 2016, by Steve Willis
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Survey Season Approaches....

Red_Squirrel_SSRS The big focus for the SSRS team now is the annual spring survey.  … read more

We're back!

It's 2016 and we're raring to go!!! … read more

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This year's sightings


Programme leaders

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!