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What Squirrels Eat?   



SquirrelGuide.com has all the details of all the species of Squirrels. On this page we have tried provide the complete detail of what each species of squirrels like to eat (their diet). Obviously, the food habit of Adult Squirrels, Baby Squirrels, Ground Squirrels, Flying Squirrels and Japanese Dwarf Squirrels depends on their location. Yes, their diet is very similar.



Generally their food/diet habit depends on where they live. The diet of a Gray Squirrel changes depending on they living in your garden/attic/chimney or in the jungle. Please have a look at the below table comparison and let us know your views and suggestions on this. In order to get the DETAILED information on particular species, please click on the species name on the first column (in blue).


  Type of Squirrels
Where they are Found Length / Weight Habitat Diet (What do they Eat?) Reproduction
Eastern Gray Squirrel Eastern and Mid Western United States and South-east canada. 23 - 30 cms. Their Tail length is 19-25 cm. Weight: 400-600 gm Nests in large tree branches and within the hollow trunks of trees tree bark, berries, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, and some types of fungi found in the forests. twice a year, December to February and May to June
Western Gray Squirrel western coast of the United States and Canada 23 - 30 cms. Their Tail length is 19-25 cm. Weight: 400-1000 gm Squirrel nests are called dreys and can be seen in trees. The Dreys are built from sticks and leaves wrapped with long strands of grass. Eat a range of foods such as pine seeds and acorns, tree bark, berries, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, Twice a year, December to June
Red Squirrel Britain 19 to 23 cms. Their Tail length is 15-20 cm. Weight: 250-340 gm Great Britain, Ireland tree bark, berries, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, and some types of fungi found in the forests. Once a year
American Red Squirrel Britain 19 to 23 cms. Their Tail length is 15-20 cm. Weight: 230-250 gm Across entire North America. They can also be found in Canada and east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States White Spruce Seeds, coniferous tree cones, Spruce buds and needles, mushroons, poplar buds and catkins, Willow leaves, Bearberry, bird eggs, snowshoe, berries, flowers. Once a year
Northern Flying Squirrel coniferous, North of America, Alaska, Nova Scotia, south to the mountains of North Carolina and west to California. 25-37 cm, Weight: 110-230 gm in the holes of the trees. They also build leaf nests outside called dreys range of foods such as tree bark, berries, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, and some types of fungi found in the forests, including fly agaric mushrooms. twice a year, December to February and May to June
Southern Flying Squirrel eastern half of North America, Florida and from southeastern Canada. 25-37 cm, Weight: 110-230 gm in the holes of the trees. They also build leaf nests outside called dreys and will also nest underground range of foods such as tree bark, berries, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, and some types of fungi found in the forests, including fly agaric mushrooms. twice a year, December to February and May to June
Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel sub-alpine forests in Japan 14 - 20 cms. Their Tail length is 10-14 cm. Weight: 150-220 gm dreys and can be seen in trees tree bark, many types of seeds and acorns, walnuts, and other nuts, and some types of fungi found in the forests, including fly agaric mushrooms Once in a year
 


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