There are 101 mammals found in the British Isles, including 17 bats and 22 cetacians. Eleven are introduced or naturalised species and four are feral. See the full list.
Leicestershire and Rutland Resources
Useful Websites and Publications
Identifying mammals from gnawed nuts - Dormice, Wood Mice, Bank Voles and Grey Squirrels can be identified from the way Hazel nuts have been gnawed.
- Bat Conservation Trust - What Bat Is That?
- Bat Conservation Trust - About Bats
- Video: An Introduction to Bats - Nathalie Cossa
Mammals of Britain and Europe (Collins Field Guide) - useful book but covers European mammals as well as British species.
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Visit our County Recorders page to find out who is the CR in VC55 (Leicestershire and Rutland).