SZ5885 : Uneasy Truce

taken 7 years ago, near to Alverstone, Isle of Wight, Great Britain

Uneasy Truce
Uneasy Truce
At the Alverstone Mead Nature Reserve, on the Isle of Wight, these two black-tail squirrels dominate the feeding stump. They both seem to think that all the food belongs to them, and chase away the other squirrels.

It is very rare to see two squirrels on top of the stump, which measures about 12 inches across. It's interesting to hear just how vocal squirrels can be; they like their own space and, at best, tolerate other squirrels.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Wight 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 5804 8519 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:39.8099N 1:10.8101W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 58044 85197
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Alverstone Mead  Nature Reserve  Red Squirrels  Sciurus Vulgaris 

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