The Mammals of Longham Lakes

The following table is a list of all the species found on the Longham Lakes site since March 2002. Scroll down to review the table. Where you see a highlighted mammal name you can click through for more information.

Some fairly widespread species haven’t been recorded yet: Hedgehog, Natterer’s Bat, Water Vole and House Mouse. A list of 30 species is entirely possible.

c – common, u – uncommon, r – rare

No Species Name Abundance Highest Count
of individuals
1 Sciurus carolinensis Grey Squirrel c 2
2 Microtus agrestis Field Vole c 1
3 Clethrionomys glareolus Bank Vole c  1
4 Micromys minutus Harvest Mouse r
5 Apodemus flavicollis Yellow-necked Mouse u
6 Apodemus sylvaticus Wood Mouse c
7 Rattus norvegicus Brown Rat u 1
8 Oryctolagus cuniculus European Rabbit c
9 Lepus europaeus European Hare r 1
10 Talpa europaea European Mole c
11 Sorex araneus Common Shrew u 1
12 Sorex minutus Pygmy Shrew u
13 Neomys fodiens Water Shrew u
14 Myotis daubentonii Daubenton’s Bat c
15 Nyctalus noctua Common Noctule c
16 Eptesicus serotinus Serotine c
17 Pipistrellus pipistrellus Common Pipistrelle c
18 Pipistrellus pygmaeus Soprano Pipistrelle c
19 Pipistrellus nathusii Nathusius’ Pipistrelle r
20 Plecotus auritus Brown Long-eared Bat u
21 Vulpes vulpes Red Fox c 3
22 Lutra lutra Eurasian Otter r 1
23 Mustela erminea Stoat r 1
24 Mustela nivalis Least Weasel r 1
25 Mustela vison American Mink u
26 Meles meles Eurasian Badger u
27 Muntiacus reevesi Reeves’ Muntjac r 1
28 Capreolus capreolus Western Roe Deer u
Mammuthus primigenius Woolly Mammoth Extinct 1
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