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Red squirrels

Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) feeding on a fallen log at Morton Loch. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

About red squirrels

Find out more about squirrels, their ecology, distribution and key threats to their survival.

SBF logos. ©SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Squirrels and the law

Find out how the law protects red squirrels and what to do if they are present on your site.

Landscape Planning Consultation. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Assessing the impacts of development

Find out how to find out if work will affect red squirrels locally, where to get more data, and when and how to conduct field survey.

Muir of Dinnet NNR - woodland management at Muir of Dinnet NNR © Catriona Reid/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Mitigation

Find out what you can do to avoid harming red squirrels living on or around a site

©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Presenting the information

Find out what information you need to present about red squirrels to a Licencing or Planning Authority



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