Submitted by Grenage on Mon, 24/06/2019 - 08:56

    Admittedly the brightness on this image could be a little better.


    Could anyone identify this mouse? I thought it might be a field mouse, but I've seen plenty of pictures of either and it's a bit hazy.


    Submitted by Sally Cunningham on Tue, 25/06/2019 - 12:41


    Field mice tend to have big eyes, large ears, long tails and leap about like racehorses at a great rate: house mice have smaller eyes and ears, shorter tails and run rather than jump. Also smellier if you sniff the area near where they were seen



    Submitted by Graham Calow on Wed, 03/07/2019 - 10:49


    I'm not a mammal expert, but it looks like a Wood Mouse to me.

    Submitted by Froglet666 on Sat, 06/07/2019 - 04:50


    I agree with the diagnosis.  I can just see what looks like a clear demarcation between those brown upperparts & a white underside which is typical of the Wood Mouse (another common name for Apodemus sylvaticus).