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.

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