For red and grey squirrels seen in Wales or Northern Ireland, please report your sightings to the red squirrel group nearest to where you saw the squirrel. The map shows the locations of the groups – click on the coloured area to find the name of the group, their website address and email contact details.
You can report via the group’s website, or if you prefer to send an email there’s information below the map about the details to include with your sighting report. The list can be copied and pasted into your email as a guide. Your contact details are required for verification purposes.
Details to include in your emailed sighting report – you can copy and paste this list into your email:
Date of sighting:
Red or grey?:
Number of squirrels seen:
Where you saw the squirrel – for example, nearest town/village, then name of wood or road:
Grid reference of sighting – either 6 or 10 figure – follow this link for help>>:
Postcode – if the sighting is at a property:
Please add any further helpful information you can, such as whether the squirrel looked healthy, how long you watched it for and so on.