Earlier this year, student and wildlife photographer Rebecca Witt spent some time with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels as part of her mission to capture Britain’s red squirrel conservation movement on camera. Images of Saving Britain’s Native Squirrel Earlier this year, student and wildlife photographer Rebecca Witt spent some time with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels as part of her miss… [read more]
Red squirrels have been listed as 'endangered' in Britain, based on the latest research by The Mammal Society. However, Scotland is still home to 75% of the UK's red squirrels, and we are incredibly grateful to all the organisations, funders and volunteers who are helping us reverse the decline.
You can read the full report here: http://bit.ly/2HNgHIP One in five British mammals faces extinction The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat face severe threats, a study says.… [read more]
Our camera traps in Aberdeeshire have been attracting all sorts of visitors!
Now that the spring survey is over, our next job is to carefully analyse each hair sample under a microscope. There are a lot to get through!
This is the only way we can be absolutely certain a sample contains red squirrel hair, grey squirrel hair or both (plus the occasional pine marten). This one from Tayside certainly looks promising... photos from saving scotland's red squirrels's post