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.

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