Saturday, November 15, 2008

Camera Critters #32

Camera Critters by Misty Dawn, go here to see who's participating.

I was going to a little pond to see if I could get a nice reflection water shot. I went up against the split rail fence and heard some leaves rustling. There were five Grey Squirrels just having a fun feast. The pond idea was gone and now it was Camera Critters only. You must adjust to what is happening for your camera. Sixty three photos and 8 minutes later I felt I had just had one neat Grey Squirrel show. It was hard to choose just eight for you to see. The squirrels put on their normal show with a lot of activity and back and forth can you see three in this shot?
They were posing on the tree in that down the tree pose.
Then a youngster decided that it should come to my area. I obliged by being quiet and snapping away.
He got even closer and gave me those 'Do you see me posing'.

I must admit I'm not sure what this pose says, unless it getting closer to nap time.
He even got closer and came and played on the fence right next to me.
I did find what all the excitement was about. The mighty Oak Tree was dropping its acorns and the squirrels were having a feast and storing them for the Winter. Click on the photo if you can't see the acorn.
Go visit some other critter sites today.

41 comments:

Darla said...

Cute, cute, cute. Busy, busy Squirrels. Yeah that one did look mighty sleepy.

tipper said...

All great shots! The 3 in one reminds me of those camo commercials where they ask you to pick out the hunters hiding in the woods. My favorite is the sleepy one-too cute!

Shellmo said...

I just love the sleepy eyed look!

Jedediah said...

Really cute, they obviously knew they were being photogenic

Dina said...

Aww, I really miss squirrels. Thanks for sharing your cuties.

Hildegarde said...

A great show ! you're lucky, and I'm lucky that you shared it.

Carletta said...

Great captures FG! I love the one of him napping - cute!

Rose said...

Very cute...

twobarkingdogs said...

Squirrels! The bane of my two dogs' existence!

I have two up this week:

http://www.twobarkingdogs.wordpress.com
and
http://www.onevintagephoto.wordpress.com

And! Cast your vote for Thanksgiving Dinner!

Rhea said...

Great squirrel photos! I love watching our backyard squirrels running around and keeping so busy. They're hilarious. Great shots!

Twisted Fencepost said...

Great shots, FG!!!
One of these days I'm gonna get time to sit and watch the squirrels. I stay on the go so much the only squirrels I see, are the suicide squirrels I see on the road.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Bwahahaha! Squirrels are wonderful! They sure like to scurry around. ;-)

Tina said...

Great sequence of shots FG! That last picture sures looks like he has already stored a lot of acorns!! It is so fun to watch them play.

Sara G said...

Great pictures. Squirrels are so much fun to watch and you have to be quick to get pics...they are fast!!
Take care and thanks for sharing!!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Great pictures, FG... One of them looks like he is either going to dance for you---or talk to you!!!! How cute!!! Thanks for visiting my blog. Come back ANYTIME!

gina said...

too cute...especially the last lil guy...he's looking at you, saying, aw he looks harmless enough. :)

Faye Pekas said...

What fun.. or you and them both :) These are wonderful CC captures.

Leedra said...

Captured some great photos while they were at it.

babooshka said...

Cute and sassy as only squirrels can be.

ChrissyM said...

Awesome shots!! I love the look on his face. Great captures!!

Jeanne said...

That's a fun time just letting the camera guide you. Love the two shots of him on his back legs best I think.

Robert V. Sobczak said...

Sometimes squirrels are more cooperative than the weather.

Tootie said...

Really cute! I love watching squirrels play. It looks to me like you may have a cold winter, since your squirrels look like they have their heavy coats on. :-)

Lilli & Nevada said...

Oh my gosh those are cute, i think that one shot says, ok you caught me my hands are up in the air. LOL

AppleDebbie said...

I love all of the photos but the sleepy squirrel is my favorite! Wonderful post!

Julie said...

Oh he is so cute. We only get the red ones here.

Jo Castillo said...

Your photography of critters is amazing. Love the little sleeper. The skies in the previous post are just super!

Poopsie Blue said...

Really enjoyed this.
I watch the Sqirrels in my park but can't get close enough to photo them - well done!

i beati said...

wonderful progression

Rocky Mtn. Girl said...

Aw... I love these guys... they are the most amusing little critters I have laid my eyes on. I'm going to miss them during our winter season but I'm glad I can still see them here for the time being!
Awesome post!

Mary said...

How very cute! Such a small little thing. I love the one posing head on :-) The grey squirrels have such pretty color.

T and S said...

Beautiful series, the last one is a killer shot...Thomas

Gattina said...

what an adorable little guy ! In Belgium the squirrels are all red.
I am sitting now under palmtrees and we have 30° !

Kelly said...

Oh my goodness! How adorable! I love the one where it appears he is "asleep on the job!" is just darling! Great post!!!

Gretchen said...

Entirely too adorable! Just love looking at these little critters. :)

ratmammy said...

great photos!

Cathy said...

Love the photos!

Willard said...

A wonderful series of shots. I used to hunt them before I gave up hunting for the camera. They are still one of my favorite animals, but I seem to have trouble getting them into the proper situation for good photos so I need to work on getting some photos. Thanks for sharing the encounter.

Denise said...

A great series of photos one one of my favorite little animals. I love the one where he looks like he is sleeping. Great captures all of them. You give them so much personality.

Ivar Ivrig said...

I think squirrels are so cute and funny. Cool photos :-)

Stacey Huston said...

You just get better and better.. thanks for sharing