Squirrel at Arch Creek Park
WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY – ARCH CREEK MEMORIAL PARK, FL
This photograph of an Eastern Gray Squirrel was taken at Arch Creek Memorial Park located in North Miami, Florida. The Eastern Gray Squirrel was photographed with a Nikon D90 camera body attached to a Nikkor 60mm 2,8 lens.
The Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) grows to a height of 9 inches and an overall length of 19 inches. During the summer months, the Eastern Gray Squirrel’s coat is gray, its head, legs and sides a tawny brown. During Winter, its coat is gray above and white below, with a long bushy tail frizzled blackish and white. The habitat of the Eastern Gray Squirrel is broadleaf and mixed woods, especially oak and hickory, towns and parks.