Stunning photos show red squirrels mid-air as they jump between trees ...

That's nuts! Stunning photos show red squirrels mid-air as they jump between trees collecting hazelnuts The images were taken by photographer Lesley Garven while she was in Kirkcudbright, Scotland last month Ms Garven, from Auchinleck in Ayrshire said the red squirrels pulled different poses as they jumped around  Red squirrels are native to the UK and spend most of their time in trees and are fewer in number than the grey

By James Wood For Mailonline

Published: 11:30 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 12:15 BST, 16 May 2019

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These incredible photographs capture the moment a group of red squirrels leap into the air as they bound from tree to tree to collect hazelnuts. 

The remarkable shots were taken by Lesley Garven, from Auchinleck, Ayrshire, while on a wildlife photography experience in Kirkcudbright, Scotland last month.  

In the images, the squirrels can be seen bounding around the south Scottish town twisting themselves into a variety of different positions.    

The remarkable shots (one of which is pictured) were taken by Lesley Garven, from Auchinleck, Ayrshire, while on a wildlife photography experience in Kirkcudbright, Scotland last month

The remarkable shots (one of which is pictured) were taken by Lesley Garven, from Auchinleck, Ayrshire, while on a wildlife photography experience in Kirkcudbright, Scotland last month

In the images (one of which is pictured), the squirrels can be seen bounding around the south Scottish town twisting themselves into a variety of different positions

In the images (one of which is pictured), the squirrels can be seen bounding around the south Scottish town twisting themselves into a variety of different positions

Red squirrels are native to the UK and spend most of their time in the trees. They are one of two species of squirrel in the UK, alongside the grey

Red squirrels are native to the UK and spend most of their time in the trees. They are one of two species of squirrel in the UK, alongside the grey

Ms Garven, a staff nurse who does photography in her spare time, said: 'I have been

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