The Siberian flying squirrel in Finland and Estonia are an inhabitant of the Palaearctic taiga. It can not fly like a bat , but it can glide up to 75 metres.
It prefers old nest holes made by woodpeckers , but may also nest in bird boxes.
In Finland it is famous for it’s conlict between squirrel conservationists and forestry.
It is listed in the Finnish Red Book and classified as endangered in Estonian Red Book.
PS. Photos courtesy by Estonian Fund for Nature