Red Squirrels Jumping in the Scottish Highlands


Winter in a Caledonian forest is full of surprises.  These squirrels who had been fighting and squabbling soon realised that the best food was just a short leap away.  Set up with our cameras we stood and watched as they leaped.  Not once or twice but continually.  These jumps are not predictable and after 100's of rejects just a few images remained.  Even as we left the woodland they continued to jump, enjoying the hazelnuts and scraps of food that were available in the middle of winter.