Zoltán Gergely Nagy - Time for hay

Zoltán Gergely Nagy - Time for hay

European ground squirrel (or European souslik) collecting hay for its den on the arid grasslands and steppe plains of Dobrudja, as the seasons change. Although they don't spend as much time hibernating as their larger relatives, the alpine marmots, ground squirrels also retreat to their dens for the winter, escaping the freezing cold winds of the plains.

Location: Histria, Romania

Posted on 22.10.2013
Photo info - 2013 Nikon Dslr, 400mm, ISO 200, f/4, 1/800s
Tags: autumn Dobrudja european ground squirrel Romania Spermophilus citellus Zoltan Gergely Nagy wildlife photography
Zoltán Gergely Nagy - Time for hay

Zoltán Gergely Nagy - Time for hay

European ground squirrel (or European souslik) collecting hay for its den on the arid grasslands and steppe plains of Dobrudja, as the seasons change. Although they don't spend as much time hibernating as their larger relatives, the alpine marmots, ground squirrels also retreat to their dens for the winter, escaping the freezing cold winds of the plains.

Location: Histria, Romania

Posted on 22.10.2013
Photo info - 2013 Nikon Dslr, 400mm, ISO 200, f/4, 1/800s
Tags: autumn Dobrudja european ground squirrel Romania Spermophilus citellus Zoltan Gergely Nagy wildlife photography