Please report any GREY
SQUIRREL SIGHTINGS as soon as possible!
We also need your red
to help us gauge the health and location of our red squirrel populations
in the north.
You can do this by:
Contacting your nearest group - find it on the Member
By filling out the form below:
Or by ringing the HOTLINE: 07878 061880 (Please leave a message)
NOTE:- If you
find a dead red squirrel... please click here>>
the requirements are self explanatory, however, these
supplementary notes should help with completion.
Your name, email
address and phone number are
important to us and will enable us to get back to you if
we need more information. For the 'Location of
Sighting', please enter appropriate information,
for example, nearest road, name of woodland, village or
town. Please also provide the grid reference
and/or postcode area (at least the first 3 figures eg.
NE15). You can also describe the location in 'Other
Relevant Information'. This can also be used for
adding any other details about the squirrel(s) eg. number
seen, health, sex, appearance features (such as the
colour of the tail).
To identify the approximate grid reference for your
sighting, click here to link to the Ordinance Survey
site (which will open in a separate window) and follow
In the 'Search' box in the
top left hand corner, enter a post code
or a place name and press 'enter' or
If you enter a place name
and more than one exists, a window of the
different ones will appear. Click the one
relevant to your sighting;
On the map, place your
cursor (which appears as a plus sign)
over the location of the sighting and
click. This will zoom in on the location
and list the grid reference;
Make a note of the 'Grid
Reference at Centre' which is below the
map. This has 4 elements, eg AB 123 456
GB. Add to the form. Please note that it
is also possible to copy and paste the
reference into the form.