“Always Alert” was featured in the groups:
Mysteries of the Common, March 2010
Squirrels & Chipmunks, January 2011

It was placed in the Top Three in the challenge Members of the Rodentia Family, The Beauty of Nature group.
Was placed in the Top Ten in the challenge Seeing Red, in Squirrels & Chipmunks

431 views and 33 favorites 5/2/2011.

The photo is taken in Siuntio, Finland March 2010.


alert, ears, funny, furry, snow, squirrel, winter


  • Ritva Ikonen
    Ritva Ikonenover 4 years ago

  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    excellent work

  • Thank you so much, Sreve & Lesley!

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • ArtSlut
    ArtSlutover 4 years ago

    CUTENESS! beautiful photograph :-)

  • Thank you so much! He’s cute indeed :o)

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • Yool
    Yoolover 4 years ago

    How cool and cute !!!!!!!!!

  • Or cute in cold, lol! Thank you so much for your comment and fav!

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 4 years ago

    Oh, what a wee tufted darlin’! Well caught, too.

  • Thank you so much for your lovely comment, Sheila!

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • Robert Elliott
    Robert Elliottover 4 years ago

    beautiful capture,love it’s hairdo

  • Thank you so much, Robert!

    – Ritva Ikonen

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    lovely shot
    love his ears :)

  • They are so funny! Thank you so much, Justart!

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • JerzyS
    JerzySover 4 years ago

    beautiful shot, congratulations

  • Thank you so much for your comment and fav, Jerzy!

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • Kasia Nowak
    Kasia Nowakover 4 years ago

    This is so sweet. Well done!

  • Thank you so much, Kasia!

    – Ritva Ikonen

  • Eeva47
    Eeva47over 4 years ago

    Hyvä kuva! Korvat ovat hassun karvaiset, näyttää kuin olisi ollut kova tuuli…hihii

  • Kiitos Eeva! Nuo korvatupsut on niin humoristiset ja suloiset.

    – Ritva Ikonen

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