Mammals are creatures which give birth to living young. They don’t have to be land animals because dolphins an whales are also mammals.

October 13, 2011

Pipistrelle bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)

If you see bats flying around your house or garden in the evening before it goes dark it is a good chance they are the most common species 'Pipistrelles’.
October 20, 2011


The Wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) is the most wide spread and most common mouse in the UK. It is also sometimes called the long tailed field mouse. The Wood mouse is a relative of the larger and rarer Yellow necked mouse which is distinguished by a pale yellow band around its neck.
October 20, 2011
Vole peeking through hole in my garden wall.

Common vole

The common vole The common vole is a rodent and as the name suggests common throughout the UK and indeed the world. There are 155 species of voles it is the staple diet of many animals including owls and other aerial predators like kestrals and also other animals like weasels and stoats
November 15, 2011
Long eared bat


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