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.

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