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the nest of a squirrel

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Each plot was thoroughly inspected, and all trees were searched with binoculars for dreys and cavity-nests.
Red Squirrel Protection Partnership's Paul Parker said:"Wethink the reds and the greys are sharing dreys.
If you have trees, or are overlooking a park or other area with a sprinkling of trees, you are likely to have squirrels, who build their dreys in trees, living close by because of the availability of food.
If you have trees, or overlook a park or other area with a sprinkling of trees, you are likely to have squirrels, who build their dreys in trees, living close by because of the availability of food.
Their large dreys (nests) will be visible along with chewed pine cones.
No safe haven for our birds, No dreys for squirrels too, The gift of trees is priceless, Appreciated by so few.
These busy animals are related to rats and mice and spend much of the winter asleep in their homes, which are a bit like nests and called dreys.
With all these new trees, we will have a great number of spare leaves and twigs with which to build new dreys, and we'll be able to have lots more squirrel kittens, and the nut economy will improve in squirrelly leaps and bounds.
In commercial forestry, where the damage from bark-stripping is costly, shooting, trapping and destruction of grey squirrel nests, called dreys, has failed to reduce numbers significantly.