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.

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