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.

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