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.

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