According to the West Virginia Wildlife Magazine, squirrels make tree cavity dens and leaf nests which are built inside trees or up on branches located very high off the ground. Tr...
Squirrel nests are called dreys. They are generally built in trees, constructed from sticks and leaves wrapped with long strands of grass and lined with moss, lichens, and shredded bark.
Squirrels can also nest in dens, which are generally constructed in a hollow tree cavity and are lined with soft materials in the same way as dreys.
A drey — or dray — is a nest of a tree squirrel or a flying squirrel. Dreys are
usually built of twigs, dry leaves, and grass, and typically assembled in the forks
of a ...
Well, not quite. Many hunters and wildlife enthusiasts could tell you quick as a
wink that those leaf clumps are tree squirrel nests. Leaf nests are a common sight
Gray squirrels are tree-dwelling members of the rodent family of mammals. Both
Eastern and Western gray squirrels build nests for sleeping. Adults may rotate ...
Dec 11, 2012 ... Now that most leaves have dropped, eastern gray squirrel nests, or dreys, are
easier to see, usually about 30 feet off the ground, where two ...
Mar 13, 2015 ... The squirrel nest webcam is designed to give a close-up view of the inside of a
squirrel nest. This nest is located in a kestrel box mounted some ...
Measuring up to two feet wide, squirrel nests are hard to miss. These shoddy
looking yet surprisingly sturdy nests are often built near the trunk of a tree or at
Feb 2, 2008 ... A pair of grey squirrels building their winter nest in an old snag tree in the
'bout that? If you need any squirrels, I can probably borrow a "live trap" ... “What's
That Clump of Leaves?” By Art Shomo Photo by Ron Snow ...