Nature Sightings

Flying Squirrels

These two characters managed to bypass the defenses I have successfully setup to discourage the most creative squirrels.  Here are a couple of the smallest squirrels, the nocturnal flying squirrels.  Per Mass Audubon, northern and southern flying squirrels inhabit Massachusetts, but they only emerge at night. They average about 10 to 15 inches long and

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Bald Eagle near Littleton / Westford border

This eagle is believed to be half of a pair living at Nagog Pond on the Littleton / Acton border. It ranges from there to Littleton’s Cloverdale Conservation area and in the area of Nashoba Valley Ski Area at the Littleton / Westford border. Photo by Scott Lewis.

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