Red Squirrel Grey Squirrel
Small and dainty Stocky, No ear tufts
Ear tufts (except in summer) White ‘halo’ around tail
Red squirrels are an endangered species and
this is one of their last
The main reason for their decline is the spread of the introduced American Grey Squirrel.
Garsdale is part of the "Greenfields Stronghold". A new website for GarsdaleRedSquirrels is being prepared.
It is important that the local volunteers gather all information on squirrel distribution.
or e-mail: to add your sighting to this page.
For more information go to our website, but it is currently unavailable. It will be back soon.