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Name: June
Rosemont, Ont. (Zone 4a)
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JuneOntario
Mar 13, 2016 10:45 AM CST
A fox ran through my yard this morning, hoping to snatch one of the many squirrels foraging for seeds on the ground beneath the bird-feeders. While we have an overpopulation of black squirrels that need "thinning out", I was glad he didn't catch the squirrel I have named 'Coco', who wears a stylish black and brown outfit, and has a tiny blonde tip to her tail. Does anyone else have a named squirrel? (Polite names only, please!)
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Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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dirtdorphins
Mar 13, 2016 11:11 AM CST
I don't have any named squirrels June, but Coco sure is a beautiful squirrel!
Name: Lucky
Sacramento CA (Zone 9b)
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luckyzl230
Mar 13, 2016 11:31 AM CST
I have two. They were out and about for a few moment between storms. The names are nothing fancy but it was the only names I could come up with at the time "Chip" & Dale" Green Grin!
Out of the 100s we have that roam our neighborhood back yards, these two are the only ones that will come all the way up to our back patio looking for the nuts they hid in my pool table pockets. Sadly I have have moved them to deter them from tearing up my felt on the pool table. It's like playing hide and seek. Sometimes they find them as I try to put them closer to the back sliding glass window to get a picture but as soon as I spot one and get the camera they are gone. I'll catch a picture of them one of these days Green Grin!
Lucky Patrick
Name: Ibis
Florida, Orlando-ish (Zone 9b)
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IbisFla
Mar 14, 2016 7:13 AM CST
Wow, Coco is really very pretty! I've never seen one like that. All the squirrels around here are grey and I really can't tell them apart. I did see one in the early spring last year that looked like he had a bob tail, and I was always watching for him. That one would have had a name eventually, but he disappeared. Not sure what happened to him, or if the shorter tail made him less fit for survival. Confused

We do have a pair of Sand Hill Cranes that visit our yard in the summer. They're named Ricky and Lucy Hilarious!
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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mcash70
Mar 14, 2016 4:42 PM CST
We have a young red squirrel that claimed our yard as his territory in August, I haven't named him, but I do talk to him when I fill the bird feeders, he is cute as can be. After what he was doing the other day I think I will name him Foolish. There has been a Sharp-shinned hawk hanging around for quite some time, saw it in the willow the other day and got a few shots of it, then I was going to chase it away, so it didn't get my birds, next thing I see is the fool squirrel getting too close to the hawk for comfort, I got a few shots of him in action, he kept getting closer and closer to the hawk. I went out and chased the hawk away before the squirrel became lunch. Crying


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central Illinois
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jmorth
Mar 14, 2016 4:45 PM CST
Amazing!
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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mcash70
Mar 14, 2016 5:05 PM CST
Jack, it was a very unusual site for sure. The photos were taken through the window and it was snowing, so not too sharp. The hawk was back again today and Foolish was trying his best to annoy the hawk and get it out of his tree, and he did it, the hawk moved higher in the tree at first then finally left. Hilarious!
Name: Lucky
Sacramento CA (Zone 9b)
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luckyzl230
Mar 14, 2016 5:12 PM CST
Wow, is it me or did it look like that hawk only had one leg?
Lucky Patrick
central Illinois
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jmorth
Mar 14, 2016 5:41 PM CST
I think there's two, one of which is sometimes obscured by branch and hawk's placement of said appendage.
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central Illinois
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jmorth
Mar 14, 2016 5:45 PM CST
While walking Plato the other day, spied a squirrel on our fence; then another, way way up in a tree.
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Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
Region: Canadian Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Tip Photographer Garden Ideas: Master Level I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member
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mcash70
Mar 14, 2016 6:02 PM CST
luckyzl230 said:Wow, is it me or did it look like that hawk only had one leg?


Lucky, the hawk had 2 legs, you can see both in the 3rd photo, it was cold so he kept one tucked under his feathers. Hilarious!

Jack those are nice fat squirrels at your place.

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