Squirrel!

While running errands around town today I heard a squirrel barking from an oak tree near the traffic light I was stopped at. A squirrel’s bark is usually issued when a predator is nearby. In this particular case the bark was issued because a Red-tailed Hawk was perched on a nearby phone pole. Red-tails are the number one avian predator of squirrels in this corner of the world. I iPhonescoped the one pictured below at Lake Lafayette Heritage Trail Park. My attention was drawn to it by…yes, a squirrel bark!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s