The Gray Squirrels have been busy gathering acorns near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I lost count on how many acorns and other stuff this Gray Squirrel buried. I was sitting in a ground blind that I have set up on my property near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I had my camera and lens on a tripod.

Gray Squirrel Looking For Acorns

Gray Squirrel Looking For Acorns

I was able to get some great shots of this squirrel as it scurried about, gathering acorns and other food items. It was amazing to see how quickly and efficiently this squirrel was able to work. It was also interesting to see how the squirrel would bury its food items in different locations.

Gray Squirrel Eating On Something

Gray Squirrel Eating On Something

I’m glad I was able to capture these images of this beautiful creature. I’m sure I’ll be seeing more of these squirrels in the future as they continue to gather food for the winter.

Here Are Some Unique facts About The Gray Squirrel:

  • Gray Squirrels are very active and agile creatures. They are able to climb trees, jump from branch to branch, and even run across power lines.
  • Gray Squirrels are herbivores. Their diet consists mainly of acorns, nuts, seeds, berries, and leaves.
  • Gray Squirrels are very social creatures. They often live in groups of up to 20 individuals.
  • Gray Squirrels are very vocal creatures. They communicate with each other using a variety of sounds, including chattering, barking, and whistling.
  • Gray Squirrels are very intelligent creatures. They are able to learn and remember complex tasks.
  • Gray Squirrels are very adaptable creatures. They can live in a variety of habitats, including forests, parks, and even backyards.

I hope you enjoyed this blog post about the Gray Squirrel. I encourage you to learn more about these fascinating creatures.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)

Technical: For First Photo Only

  • Location: Oden (Arkansas)
  • Date and Time Taken: November 25, 2020 (10:21 A. M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/1500 (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 2000
  • Focal Length: 400 mm

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