Spring and Summer in Finland 2015

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Post by Lussi05 » March 26th, 2015, 10:06 pm

A late Happy Birthday to Nanu. So nice to see the videos and pictures of him, he looks good, I think :loveshower:

Thank you for pictures and videos. Winter have also returned for a quick visit in Finland.

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Post by Margossa » March 27th, 2015, 1:17 am

:hi:
A late Happy Birthday to Nanu. Image
He is a very handsome dog. ♥♥♥
Thank you Olga for photo and videos of him. :bow:
Thank you also for superb pictures and videos of squirrels. :thumbs:
I saw that they are changing fur for a spring season.
A few days ago in my area at night it was snowing too but I hope that winter will not return. Image

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Post by alice44 » March 27th, 2015, 10:44 am

squirrels from another continent
I have been watching drives in South Africa and in the last two days we finally got decent captures of squirrels

They are Tree Squirrels -- maybe they only have one species

This one walked past the car to the water

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Then he ran quickly back to safety. Most of the time, we hear but do not see them. They scream the alarm when they see a predator -- eagle, leopard, lion or mongoose.


Here is one up in a tree, warning all the world about some predator

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Post by Olga » March 28th, 2015, 9:18 pm

alice, thanks for the greeting from South Africa :gathering:
Great to see squirrels living there too! :D

Here are my latest videos
26th March
Paula, the most calm and a very clever squirrel grand mother here on Sqwuirrel hill.
The little 'Baby face' looking squirrel was there with her.

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Post by Olga » March 28th, 2015, 9:22 pm

27th March
the long long tassel squirrel.
He..no, it's a she (??), I'm not sure of the genre.. was sitting and wondering for a good while, at last it begun to eat, and I let it be in peace, and went away.

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Post by spatz » March 28th, 2015, 9:34 pm

here is a gray squirrel live in the nest to see

http://sportsmansparadiseonline.com/Liv ... _Nest.html

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Post by Olga » March 28th, 2015, 10:24 pm

spatz wrote:here is a gray squirrel live in the nest to see

http://sportsmansparadiseonline.com/Liv ... _Nest.html

:wave: How cute! Thank you spatz!
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Post by Olga » March 28th, 2015, 10:28 pm

Two squirrels of today:

teh first one:



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Post by Olga » March 28th, 2015, 10:40 pm

The second squirrel of today:

:slap: Looking closer to his back fur I think one could see that there is a mite, a tick touched on the back :cry:
Yes it is the time of that nuisance here again... I have found them even earlier in the spring! So, dogs need the preventive medicine or poison, what it is actually.. but in any case their fur needs to be checked every day!

There are many different 'medicines'(?) to avoid the tick to touch on dogs. But wich one of them is th best?? Any way I know some of them, and Nanu does not tolerate one of them at all, he begins to roll on the floor, runs back and forth and seems to feel bad. He got it only for one time, of course - it was a liniment, a liquid. "Exspot", or what was the name that poison.

Poor squirrels just can't avoid them. They should stay only up in the trees. But, they just climb down, sooner or later, and as soon there are anything on the ground they can eat, there are they..



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Post by Olga » March 31st, 2015, 4:37 pm

Yesterday we got about 20 cm wet snow..

In the midnight our electricity went off! We could hear some crash in the darkness, but we decided to check to cause it in the morning. I was this!
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The heavy snow had broken a huge branch from the pine by the parking place. Normally our car is just there close to the pine trunk. The trunk had fallen between the car and the rock! Our car was saved.
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Post by Lussi05 » March 31st, 2015, 4:53 pm

I'm glad it went well :slap:

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Post by Olga » March 31st, 2015, 11:54 pm

Lussi

Yes, I can guess that hubby almost got a heart attack when he walked towards the car in the morning! The huge branch was lying there just by the car, between the pine and the car. :slap: :shock: :cry: What!!?? Is the car roof broken??!! No, it was not! He moved the branch further, and checked the doors: nothing, everything untouched. :laugh: We are really lucky.
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Post by Olga » March 31st, 2015, 11:57 pm

29th March Wood pigeons are back!

:D I saw her standing there:


sorry the bad quality

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Post by Olga » March 31st, 2015, 11:59 pm

A beautiful squirrel female - I can't say who it is. She could be Mrs Mops, but I'm not sure. She looks younger?? No, I don't know! :D



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Post by Olga » April 1st, 2015, 12:04 am

one more video from the 29th March:

Phantom??... or Castano, not him. His fur is darker, on face and also the gray color of the body should be darker. So, let us him be Phantom!



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Post by Olga » April 1st, 2015, 12:17 am

Today, after a snowy and windy night without electricity (it broke down as usual in bad weather)

31st March
The window is vet and very dirty, the lightning was impossible :D

One more nöpönenä (upturned?? nose, nyperö in Finnish), little sweet nose!

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Post by Olga » April 1st, 2015, 12:20 am

31st March
...the small Baby face style squirrel female. She very shy. We saw her lately with Paula at same time. Paula is the almost the only one who accepts company and showing nervousness of an other squirrel - but it debends..



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Post by spatz » April 6th, 2015, 8:27 pm

on 3.4. I had 3x squirrels visit. I think there were different animals

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Post by spatz » April 6th, 2015, 8:47 pm

Today, I visited this squirrel and eat on the ground. I wonder why it has not come to the feeding place

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Post by spatz » April 6th, 2015, 9:06 pm

could be 4 different animals? 2 have small differences on the forehead. i'm not sure :unsure:

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