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.

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