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Re: Squirrels

Postby backpacker » Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:04 pm

I use to have a white one around town but haven't seen it in a few years.
Their black up around the seaway, hope they work their way south!
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Matt » Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:19 pm

I remember when I first saw a black one in Syracuse 8 or so years back. I was fascinated. They have now since worked their way to Rochester.
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Chris » Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:14 am

The squirrels of NYC act more like outdoor pets than wildlife. Hand-fed and constantly curious, my favorite memory was of a squirrel climbing back and forth across a man's shoulders as he ate a sandwich on a park bench. It tugged on his sleeve and poked around his backpack looking for any snacks. And I hadn't brought my camera that day. :roll:
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Matt » Fri Dec 10, 2010 4:37 pm

that would have made a classic youtube video
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Eddiebauer » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:31 am

Still trying to capture this guy in the snow. He is shy and doesn't cooperate with me.
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This one is just sad. Not sure what happened but it doesn't look good.
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Matt » Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:25 pm

umm.... welll.... hmmm... that adds some variety
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Bill_K » Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:48 pm

I say thats a "FAIL"
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Matt » Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:03 pm

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Re: Squirrels

Postby Bill_K » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:24 pm

Great shot Matt :up: :up:
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Re: Squirrels

Postby americanhero » Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:28 pm

what about squirrels?
Do you feed them in your garden?

I have many squirrels and last year they dug out all my flower bulbs. I wasn't very happy about it.
So if I feed them, maybe they leave my flower bulbs alone ;)
And what should I leave for them? Nuts? Corn? In some stores you can buy special things for squirrels, but I guess the regular nuts and corn will also be fine?
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Re: Squirrels

Postby Kelly » Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:09 pm

Squirrels are enemy #1 in my book. We spend quite a bit of energy trying to keep them away from the goodies we put out for the birds. And personally I wouldn't spend one cent on feeding them. :beatbat:
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Re: Squirrels

Postby americanhero » Mon Aug 22, 2011 9:34 pm

Kelly wrote:Squirrels are enemy #1 in my book. We spend quite a bit of energy trying to keep them away from the goodies we put out for the birds. And personally I wouldn't spend one cent on feeding them. :beatbat:


that's what I did last year. And they got all my flower bulbs :evil:
My idea was to give them something to eat so they neglect my flowers and the feeders.
But I'm not sure if that will really help
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