American Red Squirrels in Anchorage, Alaska

American Red Squirrels are found throughout most of North America: Alaska and across Canada, through the Rocky and Appalachian mountain ranges and from Georgia to Arizona and New Meixco. Here are some sightings in the Anchorage, Alaska area.

Playing the high wire act in the tree tops along Arctic Valley Road, Anchorage, Alaska.

August 8, 2017

This alder bush near the Anchorage International Airport must be a favorite of American Red Squirrels as they have been spotted there on many visits.

August 5, 2017

Caught in the act stealing from the bird feeder in the Lalic bush, Anchorage, Alaska. A Canon Rebel XT was set up to fire once a minute; it caught mostly Chickadees and Red-Breasted Nuthatchers. The squirrel was only caught in one image out of hundreds.

July 17, 2017

This American Red Squirrel was defending his territory along the Artic Valley Road near Anchorage, Alaska.

August 10, 2013

Enjoying a bit of mushroom on a Spruce tree perch along Chester Creek, Anchorage, Alaska.

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