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Grey Squirrel

Grey Squirrel – (Sciurius carolinensis)



The Grey Squirrel is a common rodent with constantly growing teeth (incisors). Squirrels cause damage to tree bark, particularly beech and sycamore.

Squirrels are very adaptable, being able to survive in urban areas by feeding on bird feeders – surplus food is often buried for retrieval later.

Squirrel nests (dreys) are built in trees from twigs and leaves, but if found in properties any material can be used including loft insulation and even carrier bags!

Squirrels breed in December/January & May/June, with 1 – 2 litters per year and 1 – 5 young per litter.

Xmas squirrel damage

Xmas squirrel damage


Signs of a squirrel problem:-

  • Squirrel Droppings, that are 1½ to 2cms in length

If you would like to arrange a visit from No Nonsense Pest Control to eradicate squirrels from your property, please call us on 01202 523469, or 07708 944620.
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