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.

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