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Mammals

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Wood Mouse - Apodemus sylvaticus


Water Vole - Arvicola amphibius

Water Vole, until recently known as A terrestris.


Roe Deer - Capreolus capreolus

This male Roe Deer, in velvet , was seen at the stone pile He was feeding on the Hawthorn tree.

Their favourite places are around the far side of the lake and the woodland.


Hedgehog - Erinaceus europaeus


Hare - Lepus europaeus

This photo was taken by John, as he watched a pair of Hares feeding on the middle moor. Thi swas also the photo that we used as the front cover of the 2018 calendar.


Otter - Lutra lutra

An Otter and her youngster have been seen below the weir at the lake.


Badger - Meles meles


Field Vole - Microtus agrestis


Stoat - Mustela erminea


Weasel - Mustela nivalis


Bank Vole - Myodes glareolus


Whiskered Bat - Myotis mystacinus


Natterers Bat - Myotis nattereri


Water Shrew - Neomys fodiens


Noctule Bat - Nyctalus noctula


Rabbit - Oryctolagus cuniculus

They do a very good job of digging little holes along the paths!!!!


Pipistrelle Bat - Pipistrellus pipistrellus


Soprano Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus pygmaeus

This bat was identified using a Bat Detector and so separating this species from the Common Pipistrelle.


Brown Rat - Rattus norvegius


Grey Squirrel - Sciurus carolinensis


Common Shrew - Sorex areneus


Pygmy Shrew - Sorex minutus


Mole - Talpa europaea

Rarely seen but their activites are very clear, especially across the moor. A quick glimp was all I mamged to get of this Mole!


Red Fox - Vulpes vulpes