Ready For Winter

Uploaded: September 16, 2012 03:48:15 | Entered: February 18, 2016 03:42:36


This Momma Squirrel either had little ones to feed or she was getting an early start on stocking up for Winter!

Canon 100-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 400, Early-Afternoon, 1/160 @ f6.3, EC 0

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Gord MacEachern September 16, 2012

That's a great capture Jeff!! Fall and winter are just around the corner, so she is probably stocking up. #1486625

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 16, 2012

I agree with Gord. Probably getting ready for winter. Excelletnt details and capture. #10324790

Michelle Alton September 16, 2012

That is QUITE a nut to crack! Nice capture, Jeff. #10324802

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer September 16, 2012

Clever girl. I don't think I'll ever be ready for Winter!
Fantastic wild life capture, Jeff. #10324803

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 16, 2012

Amazing photo, Jeff. Fantastic scene and capture. #10324854

Lynn M. Whitt September 16, 2012

Fantastic capture. #10324871

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 16, 2012

Cute capture Jeff. Ours have been very busy, but winter comes earlier here #10324946

Bill Johnson September 16, 2012

Jeff, That's a winner in all ways. #10324948

Tiia Vissak September 16, 2012

a cute image! #10324982

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic September 16, 2012

I think they have young'uns..They do here. Funny time to have them, but I guess they know what they are doing. #10324995

Monnie Ryan September 16, 2012

Terrific capture, Jeff - just hope that doesn't mean winter will come sooner this year! #10325023

Jyri Vissak September 16, 2012

Great timing! Well done. #10325059

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic September 16, 2012

She looks like she is posing for you. A wonderful capture wiht great details and comp. #10325087

Liz blahh September 16, 2012

Terrific capture! #10325143

Gail Sullivan level-classic September 16, 2012

Jeff, this is terrific with her looking right at you! #10325165

Robert R. Goodman September 16, 2012

Hi Jeff,Excellent capture my friend.Looks like it's time to stock up!!!! #10325217

David M. Montero September 16, 2012

Caught in the act! Terrific Jeff! #10325279

Mike Clime September 16, 2012

Excellent capture and details, Jeff! Amazing how they can get the husk off and clean it out. #10325338

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 16, 2012

This is SO CUTE Jeff, I LOVE this!!! <>< #10325340

John Connolly September 16, 2012

What a wonderful moment in time you captured here Jeff! An outstanding wildlife scene! #10325380

Marijana Fajgl September 16, 2012

You were at the right place and time to capture this amazing picture! #10325393

Emile Abbott level-classic September 16, 2012

You nailed this perfect with the squirrel framing the hole. Fabulous textures and details, Jeff. #10325492

Stephen Zacker September 16, 2012

Super capture and timing. I was just shooting squirrels with a camera today :-) #10325523

Tammy Espino September 16, 2012

Wonderful capture! :) Wish I could sleep for the winter! #10325558

Terry Cervi level-deluxe September 16, 2012

What a cutie, Jeff! Terrific work! #10325650

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 16, 2012

Soooo cute! #10325663

Lorna Shutter September 16, 2012

What a nut!! ... the nut, not the squirrel! Ha! Ha! Great timing to capture this cute little critter with its mouth full! How adorable! Your colour, lighting and detail are fabulous! Excellent work, Jeff! :) #10325674

Ann Coates level-classic September 16, 2012

The nut looks almost too big for the squirrel. What a delightful capture Jeff. #10325808

Robert K. Bemus level-classic September 16, 2012

Cute capture and excellent detail, Jeff!! #10325938

Nadia Paul September 17, 2012

What wonderful timing Jeff - she's sooo cute! #10326015

Barbara Waldoch September 17, 2012

Love it! #10326033

Paul E. Earl September 17, 2012

Certainly got a mouthful. Great shot! #10326054

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 17, 2012

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #10326082

Dayna Cain level-classic September 17, 2012

An excellent capture Jeff! #10326359

Nina Shields September 17, 2012

Just marked this as a fav; I love squirrels and you've captured this one perfectly; great timing to present the story telling aspect; keep up the great work, Jeff! #10326499

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 17, 2012

Superb clarity, tones, colors, detail, lighting, timing & image here, Jeff! Exceptional work & good luck!

frank w. degenhardt September 17, 2012

I just love watching squirrels and their antics. They are always after the food and ready to keep the cupboards full. What a cute pose you got of mom here with the nut in her mouth. You did a wonderful job with the beautiful colors and composition. a charming scene my friend. #10326804

Renee Doyle September 17, 2012

He's certainly getting ready!!! Great timing and wonderful capture Jeff! #10326930

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 18, 2012

Thank You!! Jeff #10327312

Mary K. Robison September 18, 2012

There is so much to like about this capture, Jeff: the look in her eyes ("You want a piece of THIS?!"), the mouthful and a half, the enormous tail...then there's the light, clarity, and composition. Fantastic photo, and winner-waiting-to-happen! #10327440

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 18, 2012

What an outstanding capture Jeff, your timing is perfect and the colors and clarity are super!

jo ann c. #10327670

Jill Odice level-classic September 18, 2012

Boy! Everything here is picture perfect! Composing, clarity and the expression on Mams face :-) This better win!!! #10327760

Ellen Hodges September 18, 2012

Strictly adorable, Jeff!! #10327793

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 18, 2012

She was posing for you, Awesome and beautiful capture!
I Never see squirrels, not even in our woods :( #10328350

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 19, 2012

Thank You! Jeff #10328803

Louisa Hancock September 19, 2012

A beautiful nature image Jeff, great to see pics of animals doing what comes naturally. Just gorgeous #10329583

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 19, 2012

Adorable!!! #10329853

Jodi Zimmer September 19, 2012

love it! #10329869

Rona L. Schwarz September 19, 2012

Ahhh...this is too cute, Jeff! Remarkable capture, perfect timing and perfect exposure - hope to see this one again! Your squirrels are much browner than ours which are more grey...I like yours better! #10329980

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 20, 2012

Thank You! Jeff #10330092

Karen Celella September 21, 2012

Terrific clarity and comp on this great story telling capture, Jeff! #10331763

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 21, 2012

Thank You Karen! Jeff #10332041

Chris Ebben September 22, 2012

I'm with Kiki, I'm never ready for Winter!
A well timed image, looks like that should feed her family for a day or two. A lovely clear, well detailed image=^..^= #10333397

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 23, 2012

Thanks Chris! Jeff #10333788

Thomas E. Hinds September 23, 2012

Terrific capture, Jeff! #10334032

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 24, 2012

Thanks Tom! Jeff #10335050

Jenny D September 27, 2012

Amazing capture! #10343862

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 28, 2012

Thank You Jen! Jeff #10344597

ALLEN O. HOWARD November 25, 2015

what a spectacular capture Jeff! #11403146

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 26, 2015

Thanks Allen! #11403305

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