A Field Guide to the Tree Squirrel

This field guide to the tree squirrel has information and illustrations of a variety of favorite squirrels hunters and amateur naturalists are interested in.



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DOUGLAS SQUIRREL (Tamiasciurus douglasii) Adult length and weight: Same as the red squirrel.
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EASTERN GRAY SQUIRREL (Sciurus carolinensis) Adult length and weight: 17 to 20 inches, one to 1-3/4 pounds.
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FOX SQUIRREL (Sciurus niger) Adult length and weight: To nearly 30 inches and 3 pounds.
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Map of the natural habitats of tree squirrels in the U.S.
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ABERT SQUIRREL (Sciurus aberti) Adult length and weight: 18 to 23 inches, 1-1/2 to 2 pounds.
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RED SQUIRREL (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) Adult length and weight: Under 16 inches, about 1/2 pound (average).
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