Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Tag: paintings of red squirrels

Red squirrel, painted by Robert E Fuller


In support of Red Squirrel Awareness Week, I thought I’d share my collection of paintings of red squirrels with you. Red squirrels are in serious trouble. The latest estimated population is just 140,000 , of which 75% or more are in Scotland. According to Red Squirrels Northern England populations here in the north of England are still dismally low. The main problems are disease, specifically squirrel pox, the loss and fragmentation of their woodland habitat, […]


Winter is the best time to spot wildlife. Most animals are more focused on finding food and keeping warm than hiding on cold frosty days. The lighting is also beautifully soft. So whenever it snows I grab a camera and get outside to see what I can find. Here are my top nine creatures to look for when it snows. 1. Wildlife in Winter | See Hares Boxing in Snow Over the years, I’ve learned […]


On a trip to Anglesey a few years ago I was lucky enough to see a thriving colony of red squirrels and even to meet the head of an organisation responsible for conservation across the region: Dr Craig Shuttleworth of the Red Squirrels Trust Wales. Dr Shuttleworth gave me a leaflet about red squirrels with a map of Welsh populations and their distribution that dated back to 2000. The paper showed that this endangered species […]

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