Monday, 8 August 2011

Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris)

There is a clear affection in the blogger-sphere for the Red Squirrel, so here are two more images from the Pensthorpe shoot. Interestingly, one of the females had recently given birth; I'm wondering whether this female is the new mother taking the chance to build up her strength

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/85th sec, f/5.6, 285mm at ISO 640

Canon 1Ds MkII, Canon 100-400mm IS USM lens, 1/40th sec, f/5.6, 400mm at ISO 800

5 comments:

  1. absolutely precious! thanks for feeding our affinity! :)

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  2. Very nice series of postings from Pensthorpe Tim. I take it the Reds are newish introductions, I think I was last there two years ago.
    Regards

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  3. These are superb captures,the Red Squirrels are my favourite.
    John.

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  4. Simply wonderful, thank you Tim.

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  5. Adorable! I very good composed shot indeed!

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