British Mammals Identification

The British Mammals Identification page on Wild About Britain can be used to help you identify species of Mammals found in the UK.

However, if they all look the same, or you need some help in identifying a particular species, click here to post a question in our forum, where some of our really helpful members should be able to help.

Capreolus capreolus
Oryctolagus cuniculus
Talpa europaea
Erinaceus europaeus
Nyctalus leisleri
Rhinolophus hipposideros
Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Apodemus sylvaticus
Mustela vison
Myotis mystacinus
Neomys fodiens
Felis sylvestris
Mustela nivalis
Mus domesticus
Mustela erminea
Pipistrellus nathusii
Vespertilio murinus
Meles meles
Lepus europaeus
Myotis brandti
Sorex araneus
Sciurus vulgaris
Mustela putorius
Microtus agrestis
Cervus nippon
Micromys minutus
Delphinus delphis
Barbastella barbastellus
Tursiops truncatus
Cervus elephus
Dama dama
Hydropotes inermis
Sus scrofa
Myodes glareolus
Myotis daubentoni
Myotis bechsteini
Martes martes
Phoca vitulina
Arvicola terrestris
Muntiacus reevesi
Eptesicus serotinus
Rattus norvegicus
Castor fiber
Lepus timidus
Fox
Vulpes vulpes
Plecotus auritus
Halichoerus grypus
Nyctalus noctula
Myotis nattereri
Muscardinus avellanarius
Lutra lutra